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By Logan Barnes Staff writer The “Arkham” series has always been a beautiful diamond in the gaming world. It shone with “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and the cut was perfected with “Batman: Arkham City.” But, with “Arkham Origins,” they may have cut off just a little too much. Despite the original “Arkham” developers, Rocksteady Studios, passing …

By Patty Greer Contributing writer Mountain Oasis, formally known as Moogfest, took place this past weekend in Asheville, N.C. Headliners Bassnectar, Nine Inch Nails and Pretty Lights, immediately set the mood for a weekend of good vibes. Mountain Oasis in itself has always been a different kind of music festival. For starters, the festival is …

By Emily Stubbs Contributing writer Noteworthy singer-songwriters performed to a packed crowd at the legendary Bluebird Cafe Tuesday night for Freedom Sings. Freedom Sings is an entertaining, yet educational multimedia program of the First Amendment Center and, according to its website, “features music that has been banned or censored or has sounded a call for …

By Claire Osburn A&E Editor Let’s face it, no one wants to show up at a party this Halloween weekend with the same $50 costume as everyone else. Instead of risking a fashion faux pas, hit up your nearest vintage or craft store to make your own. While in the past do-it-yourself projects may have …

By Maranda Faris Assistant Features Editor NBC’s new show “Dracula” is a poorly attempted revamp of “True Blood” on its best day. The series mimics others of its genre with its sexually explicit elements and targeting viewers who have never read the original novel. The show does involve Dracula’s resurrection from the grave at the …

By Noel S. Heath Assistant A&E Editor Inspired by a novel on his summer reading list, a music education major from Columbia composed a completely original concert music ensemble in just two days. “Perils of the Pearl” has since been premiered by the MTSU Symphony Orchestra and was well received. “It’s not every day that …