New Costume Designer gets swept to Oz

By: Narges Taghavi Feature Editor Rose State College theatre department puts on a variety of productions each year and time and hard work go into making these shows spectacular. Many elements go into putting on a great show, such as talented actors who can bring characters to life and a script that captivates the audience. […]

Writing Course Broadens and Inspires students minds

Jennifer Byrd Volunteer Writer   There were approximately 150 attendees who heard more than 20 speakers at the first annual Short Course on Writing held Sept15 and 16 in the Tom Steed Community Learning Center. Executive Director William Bernhardt said the turnout was more than twice what was anticipated when planning started last year. Courses […]

Families get a chance to cheer on their players

Chelsea Ratterman Editor-In-Chief  The RSC baseball and softball teams hosted a family night on Sept. 21 at the fields. According to softball coach Nickie Williams, both teams had an event filled night. The softball team had an intrasquad scrimmage from 3-5 p.m. while the baseball team had its regular practice. Both teams and their guests […]

iPhone 5 set sales records, stocks sink

Chelsea Ratterman Editor-In- Chief Sales for the new Apple iPhone 5 skyrocketed past its predecessor’s sales with ease during the Aug. 21 weekend. The iPhone 5 set sales records, selling 5 million iPhones within 3 days. The iPhone 4S sold 4 million its opening weekend. Sales followed a pre-order marathon from consumers, who preordered two […]

“innocence of Muslims” inflames countries

Chelsea Ratterman Editor in Chief A film released online over the summer has set the world afire in recent months. “The Innocence of Muslims” film, which portrays the prophet Muhammad as a womanizing child abuser, has sent countries around the world into an uproar, resulting in deaths, most notably that of the U.S. Ambassador to […]

Romney gaffes lead to obvious Obama question

If there were ever a gift to Saturday Night Live, it would be the 2012 election season. On the episode featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the Weekend Update segment “What Are You Doing?” took aim at Obama as he brought attention to himself from Romney’s tailspin. In one week, Romney managed to insult nearly half the country, […]

Characteristics and philosophy expected of the next Rose State president

Dennis Gosnell Assignment Editor Characteristics and philosophy expected of the next Rose State president During the summer Dr. Terry Britton, president Rose State College, announced his retirement, and with this announcement came the need for the Board of Regents to find his replacement. On Aug. 14, a town hall meeting was held between the Board […]

Agnes of God

  Raynor Littleton Volunteer Writer  Agnes Of God  Agnes of God by John Pielmeier premiered on Sept. 15th at 7:30 p.m. at the HB Atkinson Theatre. Agnes of God is a three-person play featuring Kim Wasinger (Agnes), Laura Reynolds (Dr. Martha Livingstone), and Michele Field (Mother Miriam Ruth). Agnes of God is a story about […]

Sports serve as a study stress reliever

Hunter Hancock Volunteer Writer Sports serve as a study stress reliever With the new school year now in full swing, everyone needs a break from studying, and playing sports is a great outlet from the books. The Recreational Sports Association, RSA, is a great opportunity to get involved on campus and get active and is […]

The challenge of challenging books

Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor The challenge of challenging books There are those in the U.S. that would challenge what public libraries and similar institutions put on their shelves.