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Microsoft

In a fit of irony, it’s Microsoft’s pony that is the last to cross the finish line in next generation’s console race. Despite the Xbox 360’s early 2005 arrival in the face of the PlayStation 3 and the Wii, the announcement of the console’s successor, codenamed “Durango,” is one that has been shrouded in relative mystery… Read More

Passage

The spring dance concert, Passage, is coming up soon, and it will showcase dancers from all around campus, as well as feature novel theatrical concepts that will enrapture the audience. The title, Passage, holds an extreme significance for the entirety of the program because it shows the diversity and passing into other styles, ranging from ballet Read More

The Rubicon Launch Party

The Rubicon’s launch party will yet again be hosted by Studio 116 in Brundidge. “The goal of the launch party is to allow the artists and writers to meet and be able to share the work with the school and the community,” said Candace Turlington, a senior fine arts major and senior editor of the Rubicon Read More

Device Review

On April 9, former front man of Disturbed David Draiman, and Filter guitarist Geno Lenardo released a new self-titled album from their new band, Device. The first thing that really stands out about this production is the amount of guest appearances present throughout the album. With a total of six guests, ranging from Black Sabbath’s drummer Read More

Sweeney Todd Review

The performance of the “Sweeney Todd” by the Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance was nothing short of phenomenal, and this interpretation of the original production brought a new and simplistic feel to the source material. This simplistic feel was termed ‘minimalistic’ and was implemented in the set. In the set of “Sweeney Todd,” there Read More

Injustice Game

NetherRealm Studios’ latest game is here, and if you’re a fan of DC Comics then you should definitely pick it up. “Injustice: Gods Among Us” has been hyped for quite some time now. A digital-first comic revealing the whole backstory has been coming out (and will continue to do so) since January, and the Battle Arena Read More

Injustice Comic

What would happen if our world were ruled by the iron fist of the Man of Steel? When the most compassionate and incorruptible superhero becomes corrupted, whom would we turn to? More importantly, who could stop him? Such is the premise of “Injustice:  Gods Among Us,” a digital-first ongoing comic book series that ties in with Read More

Oh How The Mighty Have Fallen (Lil Wayne IANAHB2 review)

By: John Jefferson “I am the beast, feed me rappers or feed me beats.” This was a line uttered by a man during the zenith of his career—a man on a mission to prove that he was the best emcee ever to bless a microphone with his words. That man was Lil Wayne, Weezy F. Baby, Read More

The Department of Theatre and Dance’s Upcoming Production

by: Photo By: Visarut Pawawongsak The Department of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming production, “Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” is being ambitiously reinvented, and it promises to offer an experience unlike the typical Troy University musical. This production of Sweeney Todd strays from the norm, as it forgoes the implementation of a robust set. Read More

Social Networking sites Prove Toxic to the Professional World

by: Jack Rawlings Caution: real world ahead. When I am asked if I have a Twitter or Facebook account my reply is, “if you want to know about me just come ask.” Social media sites have taken a toll on personal interaction. I blame it for being the root cause of fallen professionals because, like most Read More

Manga

By:  Jamal Carswell Photo By: Kelcie Hathcock In any library there is a vault of knowledge and culture. The Troy Public Library, in the year 2004, added manga to this wealth of culture under William J. White, the Troy Public Library’s current director. A myriad of questions can spring up from this action and its inclusion Read More

Easter TV

This Sunday was more than baskets and egg hunts. It was full of basket cases and hunts for an army. Sunday night was a night only possible by the alignment of the stars, as both “The Walking Dead” and “Game of Thrones” both aired only hours apart. “The Walking Dead” capped off its third season, and “Game of Thrones” began its Read More

Citadel DLC review

BioWare’s final DLC for Mass Effect 3, the Citadel, has received favorable reviews and been enjoyed by many gamers. PC Gamer gave it a 90 out of 100, and they commented, “It’s affectionate and playful – frivolous, almost.” The DLC is available for 1200 Microsoft Points or 1200 BioWare Points, and it is $14.99 on PSN. Read More

Comic envisions future with no Internet… and newspapers?

by: Jonathan Bryant The Internet has become our virtual depository. Dirty laundry is aired in the backyard that is social networking.  Dreams and aspirations are on display for all the world to see.  Sometimes, we even post our deepest, darkest secrets far from prying eyes… or so we think. Cell phone contacts, music libraries, credit card Read More