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Troy Arts Council Presents: The Merling Trio

By: Kianna Collins   The three esteemed musicians that make up the Merling Trio will be making their way to Troy University to perform classical pieces on piano, violin and cello. The Troy Arts Council will be hosting the Merling Trio on Monday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. New compositions by the San Franciscan composer Peter Read More

Video Game Violence equals Real Violence?

By: Jonathan Bryant Following in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and the revelation that shooter Adam Lanza might have indulged in a game or two of “Call of Duty,” violent video games have once again become a hot topic of discussion for politicians. But guess who else plays “Call of Duty?”  Virtually Read More

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 a dangerous solitary man in a nation of chaos. The film centers on a CIA agent named Maya, who collaborates with Read More

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 began 10 years ago as a lesson concerning the Holocaust for a group of middle school students grew into a massive Read More

Fox’s new series The Following aims for grit

What happens when Hannibal Lector is cooked together with “Criminal Minds” and seasoned with Bacon? Fox’s new series “The Following” is the product of that recipe. The new series starring Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Natalie Zea and Shawn Ashmore is set to debut Monday, Jan. 21, but The Tropolitan received a preview of the first four Read More