College football week 10 previews and predictions

The first week of the the College Football Playoff Rankings left 3 SEC teams in the Top 4 (No.1 Mississippi State, No. 3 Auburn, and No. 4 Ole Miss), and plenty of other one-loss teams looking to break in. With another exciting weekend ahead of college football, headlined by a battle between two top-4 programs, […]

Edwards remembered for research

Katrina Edwards, Dornsife professor of biological sciences and earth sciences and founding director for the Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) passed away on Oct. 26 after battling a long illness. She was 46. “Katrina was a tenacious and enthusiastic practitioner of interdisciplinary science, with a clear vision of fundamental questions in geobiology,” the […]

What’s so scary about modern horror films?

Horror is cinema’s most enthralling and frustrating genre. At their best, horror films can provide an adrenaline rush far more potent than any drug, energy drink or roller coaster. At their worst, they’re boring, contemptuously engineered claptrap dedicated to wasting time on the audience’s dime.   The finest examples of the craft — The Exorcist, […]

Big Hero Halloween

Students gathered in McCarthy Quad Thursday for Program Board’s Trick Out Your Treat event. The event featured a mask painting Instagram contest with the winner receiving prescreening tickets for Disney’s Big Hero 6. The event included free giveaways including water bottles, bags and candy.