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By Brad Belemjian Contributing writer “I don’t want to survive, I want to live.” Solomon Northup utters these words after being told by a fellow slave how to stay alive. Northup, portrayed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, is a free black man living in New York when he is kidnapped and sold into slavery with no way …

By Lauren Mandrell Assistant A&E Editor Business is brewing for one local company nestled off the beaten path 30 miles from campus. The Turtle Anarchy Brewing Company has been open a little more than a year as family business that can make any student feel instantly at home. Located across from subdivisions in Franklin, it’s …

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 …