Benjamin Brace of Benbrook battles Donny “Peasant” Neff during a live action role play of a scene from Dr. Who at the South Campus Anime Convention April 14. The two-day event celebrated all things anime and gaming. See more on page 10.

Cosplayers unite

By Jamil Oakford/managing editor Campus’ anime convention draws big numbers Atlantis royalty, alchemists, warriors of Amtgard and more descended upon South Campus for a celebration of all things anime April 13-14. South’s Anime Club, Gaming Club and...
The Evolution of hip hop

The evolution of hip-hop

By Jamil Oakford/managing editor 2017 marked the first time hip-hop outpaced rock through an entire year. Holding six of last year’s top 10 albums, hip-hop has officially arrived in the mainstream. According to Nielsen Music,...
South early college high school student Julio Aguero practices one on one with Vinnie Bradford as other fencing club members observe Feb. 7.

Former Olympian faced life’s foils

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief TCC instructor reflects on her path to 1984 Olympics, fencing history  With little to no support for her to become an athlete, Vinnie Bradford still became an Olympic fencer through hard work, discipline...
For the unconventional valentine, cut out one of the non-traditional, free Valentine’s Day card and give to your friends.

Romantic holiday woes, no’s, lows

By Jamil Oakford/managing editor TCC students share Valentine’s Day fails NW student Justin Lee recalled when one of his Valentine’s Day gifts just wasn’t that romantic. “I got the bouquet of flowers or whatever, and I went...