Month: September 2013


“It is Healthy to be Exposed to a Different Mode of Thought”

The Evangelist’s speech today on South Patio elicited varying, but intense responses from students on campus. The vast majority of the responses have been negative, and for good reason: the doctrine itself is controversial given the progressive mode of thought of much of today’s youth, and the manner in which […]


“I Think He Goes Beyond His First Amendment Rights”

I think that he goes beyond his 1st Amendment rights and causes a disruption of campus services. I don’t agree with his philosophy that he can stand on campus and consider it public property. The side walk I agree with, that is public, but when part of my tuition and […]


‘Insidious 2’ Provides Weak Scares

#8220;Insidious: Chapter 2” is the sequel to James Wan’s suspenseful horror film from 2010. The movies star Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne, a couple and their family haunted by a darker world of the undead trying to infiltrate the world of the living. The sequel picks right up where the […]


More New TV Shows to Keep an Eye On

In part two of my top 10 new shows to see this fall, a treasured favorite comes back to the air, vampire siblings are off to The Big Easy, and a pair of sisters discover that they are powerful witches. ‘The Michael J. Fox Show’ The loveable and charismatic Michael […]


‘Saturday Night Live’ Welcomes New Faces

#8220;Saturday Night Live” is back this fall and adding new faces as the show premieres its 39th season Sept. 28. After we had to say goodbye to Andy Samberg and Kristen Wiig as they departed last season, we are now waving goodbye to well-loved veterans Bill Hader, Fred Armisen and […]


South Patio Preacher is Back, Students Retaliate with Vandalism

Apparently the whole campus is going to hell, or at least that is what our friendly “South Patio Preacher” would like us all to think. The sad thing about it is that many here are, but the way this man is going about trying to save people is wrong.  Christians […]


Hateful Preachers Stir Up Unrest on South Patio

If you’re like me, you avoided South Patio like a plague this week. It might as well be one considering how much time, energy, and student will it saps every year. Of course, it’s the Preachers. For those of you who don’t know, the preachers are a group of Christians […]


Officer Allen Pedals for Justice

Gay Shepherd, TTU chief of police, has approved the initiative for a campus bicycle patrolman on weeknights.  Jesse Allen, a TTU police officer, proposed the idea. Shepherd said she approved of the idea and was enthusiastic to accept his request to bicycle patrol the campus on weeknights. Allen will be […]


Pinpoint Evangelism Returns to South Patio

Evangelist preachers Jesse Morrell and John McGlone stirred up a crowd of Tech students and faculty earlier this week when they used South Patio as their stage for open-air preaching. Morrell and McGlone returned to Tech Monday and Tuesday for their second consecutive year. “Last year was chaotic. This year […]