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From the Editor: Listing the top 5 things to avoid

by Justin Phillips Well, ladies and gentlemen, we’ve come to the end of the road for my tenure as The Tech Talk editor-in-chief. It was fun. It was hectic. It…

Unemployed; will work for coffee: Incorrect grammar proves greatest threat

by Meredith Maines The only thing condemning 20-year-old Timothy Ryan Gutierrez to the slammer should be his criminal use of incorrect grammar.Last week I ran accross a blog explaining the…

In Our Opinion: Mardi Gras safety should be traveling priority

Once a year students in Louisiana and neighboring states gather for a break from school that is known as Mardi Gras, and much like being in Vegas, what happens at…

Movies: Coraline

by Meredith Maines Coraline’s title character isn’t Dakota Fanning’s first stab at animated voice-overs, but the 15-year-old actress’ performance in the movie out since Feb. 6 may be her most…

Music: The Fray

by Taylor Aswell When The Fray’s first CD “How to Save a Life” came out in 2005, oh, how the world rejoiced. Never have I heard a band release so…

Students win big at UB bingo night

by Maggie Bullock Approximately 200 students gathered for a night of bingo and prizes Feb. 3 in the Student Center, Main Floor. Brandon Parker, a co-committee head for Union Board…

Southern bands pack Rabb’s

by Amy Olita Louisiana bands Tyler Read, Meriwether and Magnolia Sons rocked out with friends and fans last Thursday at Rabb’s Steakhouse. Josh Barbier, bass player for Meriwether, said his…

In Our Opinion: Cheating spawns stupidity

There is an old saying, “crime doesn’t pay,” and another, “there’s no such thing as a smart criminal.” But who would have thought a university’s administration would have to be…

Ramblings from an obese college student: The pen isn’t mightier than the sword

by Taylor Aswell What kind of world do we live in when a simple game of chess can escalate into something straight out of a Samurai movie? That was the…

An Unopened Letter to the World: 25 things nobody needs to know about you

by Casey Ardoin Your roommate is allergic to kiwis. The dorky guy who sits next to you in history class hasn’t changed his socks all quarter. Your second cousin twice…