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Don Camp’s Exhibit and Panel Encourages Young Artists

Savannah Hardin

November 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Arts

On Monday, November 18, Donald Camp came to the Austin College campus to discuss his art in the Dennis Gallery.  I originally thought it would be a typical discussion about the large portraits hung dramatically on the gall...

An Evening of Romantic Comedy: Not for the Titanic Crowd

Madeline Akers, Campus Life Editor

November 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Arts

On November 22nd and 23rd, Austin College presented “An Evening of Romantic Comedy”, short plays directed by members of Professor Liz Banks directing class. The plays ranged from serious, dealing topics such as lost love in ...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review

Easton Willis, Entertainment Editor

November 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies & TV

From the get go, Catching Fire is an exceedingly bleak affair that stands in stark contrast to other big budget Hollywood sequels in recent memory. Picking up where the original left off, we find Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) dealing...

Thanksgiving Goes Primal (Paleo Recipes for Dinner and Deserts)

Cameron Kubacki and Savannah Hardin

November 29, 2013

Filed under Leisure

Thanksgiving: a time to give thanks, enjoy company, and feast on all kinds of delicious delicacies. Many staples of Thanksgiving are grain/sugar based which are just plain bad for us I.E. dinner rolls, sugary sweet potato casseroles,...

The Superior Fallout?

Raz, Observer Contributor

November 18, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

There are two games made by Bethesda which helped to develop the mechanisms and gameplay of modern first-person shooter role playing games. Those two games are Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. While the differences in their...

Thor: The Dark World Review

Easton Willis, Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & TV

It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about Winter time; I’m talking about the latest action extravaganza from Marvel Studios. This time around we travel back to Asgard for another solo romp with Thor. Much like...

Ender’s Game Review

Easton Willis, Observer Contributor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured A&E, Movies & TV

Enders Game, the beloved novel by author Orson Scott Card, has finally made its way to the silver screen. With an ensemble cast of fresh young faces and older, more experienced talent, it attempts to make its mark on the science fiction land...

Common Threads Shared

Savannah Hardin, Observer Contributor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Campus Life, Theatre & Arts

  On Friday morning of Homecoming weekend, five artists sat in the Art Fundamentals room and talked to students and faculty about their work.  There was one unifying thing about this panel: just like the students listening in, the artists had also attended Au...

Top 10 Last Second Halloween Costumes

Charlotte Smart, Observer Contributors

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Leisure

When I was a young child, I was endlessly caught up in the whimsy of Halloween.  I would start planning costumes on November 1st every year, and the idea would only change half a million times until Halloween finally arrived. ...

Top Ten Halloween METAL Tunes

Randy Ham, Observer Contributor

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Arts

It’s October 31st again. You’ve invited your friends over, just like every year. You’re armed, locked, and loaded with bowls of candy, garish costumes, and a marathon of cheesy low-budget horror flicks. Yet something sti...

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