“Home” Play Review

by: Amanda Lewis Photo By: Heather Alleman The true meaning of home is a question for every soul. Assistant Professor Quinton Cockrell of Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance directed the well-known play “Home”…

Identity Thief

By: Jill Odom “Identity Thief” dull and pointless, nothing funny about it. While “Identity Thief” held great promise— from the two lead actors Jason Bateman (“Horrible Bosses”) and Melissa McCarthy (“Bridesmaids”) to the hilarious trailer—all…

Apollo Night at Troy University

by: Kianna Collins Photos by: Heather Alleman Apollo Night, hosted by the NABJ, showcased the talents of eight individuals and left it to the crowd to decide who was the most talented. The announcer, Juan…

Journalism Reloaded

By:  Zachary Winslett   Traditional trains of thought are often deserving of respect, but they are not immune to scrutiny. Journalism has recently been faced with abandoning traditional thought, as the advent of news sources…

The Dark Knight Returns

By: Sawcy Potts Frank Miller’s legendary 1986 Batman story has been adapted for the two-part animated movie, “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.” The 15th entry in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series is finally…

Professor’s Pieces Pulled from Museum

By:  Jonathan Bryant Professor Edward Noriega, director of the Design Technology Industry (<dti>) Center, recently had three pieces of artwork withdrawn from the Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega. These works of art were deemed inappropriate…

Merling Trio Pt. 2

By: Kianna Collins To have a chance to hear the Merling Trio is something to be excited about. The Merling Trio has been together for 23 years, with all of their original members. This makes…

Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty

By: Sage Gregson From the novel to the big screen, “Zero Dark Thirty” makes a sound impression, and it’s a fine story overall. It is the account of how a group of dedicated people caught…

Paper Clips

By: Valario Johnson   How much is 11 million?  That was one question posed by a middle school student of Whitwell Middle School in Tennessee during the class’s study of World War II-era Europe. What…