Month: March 2013

Arts

Justin Timberlake has fans seeing 20/20

It has been seven years since Justin Timberlake released “FutureSex/Lovesounds”, and he has finally returned to making albums. But who’s counting? The multitalented celebrity took a long break to focus on acting when he appeared opposite Mila Kunis in “Friends With Benefits”, 2011, and as the founder of Napster in […]

Arts

‘The Call’ dials up plenty of suspense

“The Call” builds plenty of suspense and intensity with Halle Berry taking the film’s reins, but the plot takes a disappointing turn during its conclusion. 911 emergency dispatcher, Jordan (Halle Berry), is forced to confront a killer from her past when she receives a call from a young girl, Abigail […]

Arts

‘Scandal’ is sexiest, most talked about show on TV

If you are looking for a show packed with hot drama, sex and mystery then ABC’s “Scandal” is your answer.         Approaching the end of its second season “Scandal” is hitting on all cylinders and is in its prime. The show has an elite group of talented cast members […]

Opinion

Where’s the justice in Steubenville?

For the past seven months, the country has been divided and outraged regarding a Steubenville, Ohio rape case involving two star football players from the local high school.  On Aug. 11, 2012, Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond digitally raped an unnamed 16-year-old girl who, just moments before, had lain in […]

Opinion

Wonder women: Going against the grain of today’s society

“Well behaved women rarely make history.” – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Every time I hear this quote, I normally get mad and think, why can’t I be a well behaved woman and make history? Now, I look at it differently and am convinced I can.     In today’s society, women are […]

Uncategorized

Congress reverses military tuition cuts

Congress voted to spare the Army’s Tuition Assistance program on Thursday. Tech’s ROTC program received word of the pending cuts March 8. The measure would have affected 43 student-soliders at Tech. According to Military.com, The Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard had announced the suspension of new enrollments […]

On campus

Ansari SOLO concert rescheduled for April 30

Due to a scheduling conflict, Aziz Ansari will perform on campus Tuesday, April 30, not April 4 as originally scheduled. Ansari has been invited to perform for a benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief. Preliminary damage estimates from the hurricane that destroyed large parts of New York and New Jersey in […]

Uncategorized

Software to ease advisement process

Tech purchased new software last fall that will allow students to become their own advisors. Degree Works is a new software system Tech projects to be implemented and given to faculty Sept. 9, 2013. Students should receive it January of next year. “Right now everything is a little bit ahead […]

News

Basket weaving artist to speak about exhibit

The Derryberry Art Gallery in the RUC is featuring the basket weaving art of Dorothy McGuinness this month. The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day until April 4, showcasing a variety of different baskets McGuinness has made by hand. Kimberly Winkle, assistant professor of […]