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Listen: Review of Graveyard, Stone Rider and Radio Moscow at the Masquerade

The stages’ backdrop looked like an oiled rainbow, the kind you see on sidewalks and skimming the edges of sewers. Throughout the night the oil moved to the rhythm of the music in faded jewel tones. Atlanta rock group, Stone Rider, started [...]

February 29, 2012 entertainment

Blackfriars’ Children’s Show Preparations

There’s a buzz of excitement in the air as the cast of Ananse, the Blackfriars’ children’s show, prepare for their final rehearsal before tech week. This is the last chance they will really get to refine their timing and performances, [...]

February 29, 2012 campus

J.K. Rowling to release new novel

by Katie Rose Criscuolo Online Content Editor According to Huffington Post, the author of the insanely popular Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, announced she is writing a new novel aimed at adults. She has finalized a deal with Little, Brown [...]

February 28, 2012 entertainment
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Up and coming: Sweetwater 420 Festival

by Katie Rose Criscuolo Online Content Editor On April 20-22, the Sweetwater Brewing Company will be putting on their 8th annual festival in Candler Park, complete with live music, local venders and artists, comedians, a 5k race, and, you guessed [...]

February 28, 2012 Atlanta

To the Castles: On Myth, Monarchy, and Majesty

by Anna Cabe Online Content Editor In my first month, I have seen three castles. How cool is that? One overlooked the charming village of Doune. Another crowned the bustling town of Stirling. The final one soared above the grand [...]

February 27, 2012 campus

Liveblog: The 84th Academy Awards

Hey, cats and kittens! It’s the Literary Omnivore, liveblogging about something I know a bit more about. Of course, I haven’t seen any of the Best Picture nominees, but I’m pulling for Gary Oldman and the Muppets, and that’s what’s [...]

February 26, 2012 entertainment

Lana Del Rey Enchants Audiences With Haunting Melodies

With defiant and youthful hubris Lana Del Rey released her first full length major label album in January of this year. And the album shines through the melancholy with alternative indie pop charm. Its rough edges and trance ballads, a [...]

February 26, 2012 entertainment
Photo by Justin Sullivan

Arizona Republican Debate Showcases Front-Runners

by Amelia Kovacevich Online Content Editor Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum fought it out on CNN’s Arizona Republican debate Wednesday night, but Romney came out victorious at what will probably be the last debate in the primary season. Romney, Santorum, Texas [...]

February 23, 2012 World
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Atheist high school student earns scholarship for speaking out

by Katie Rose Criscuolo content-editor Back in 2010, 16-year-old Jessica Ahlquist, a student of Cranston High School in Rhode Island, complained about a religious banner which hung in her school and referred to “Our Heavenly Father”. Ahlquist, an atheist, said [...]

February 23, 2012 World
Photo from a similar Zombie run in Charlottesville, VA in 2010. Photo by Flickr user mebrett.

Zombie apocalypse infests Atlanta

You’ve got to run to protect your brain from flesh-eating zombies at the “Run for Your Lives” 5k marathon event on March 3. Atlanta is the first of eleven cities to host the gory race in the 2012 tour. Participants [...]

February 23, 2012 Atlanta