Film Review: 007: Skyfall (2012)

MI6 Agent 007, James Bond (Daniel Craig) in "007: Skyfall" (2012).

Craig finds his inner bond at ‘Skyfall,’ 5/5 stars Carl J. Bachus | Collegio Reporter Aside from Harry Potter and Sherlock Holmes, Ian Fleming’s secret agent James Bond is probably one of the most famous men in modern fiction. There have been many imitators, but none has come close to matching the classic spy thriller that Bond delivers. The film adaptations are no exception. The newest Bond film, “Skyfall,” finds 007, presumed dead, returning to MI6 to combat a cyber-terrorist with deep ties to the British secret service. Daniel Craig returns as James Bond who, after effectively being terminated by the MI6, is brought back into the fold when undercover spies in terrorist organizations are…

Pitt prepares for Black Friday + Holiday Gadget Guide

Microsoft's Surface.

Students brace for shopping season Jay Benedict | Editor-in-Chief Every year, millions of people awake from their tryptophan comas and venture into the cold dark night in search of the best deals of the year. This is the nature of “Black Friday.” Stores all over the U.S. open as early as midnight the day after Thanksgiving to let shoppers get a jumpstart on their holiday shopping, and it’s when mobs of eager consumers hit stores to get their hands on the biggest discounts they’ll find. “I bought two Invicta watches that cost about $700 each for under $200,” said Scott Whitlock, junior in marketing. Deals like this are the norm on “Black Friday” and it…

Diwali Festival: Indian students shine light on culture

Five ladies come on stage for the last dance of the night before sending off the crowd for traditional Indian food.

Olivia Hansen | Collegio Reporter Vibrant colors, delicious food and lively music filled the atmosphere in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom at the Diwali Festival of Lights on Saturday, Nov. 10. Diwali is hosted by the PSU Indian Student Association. Traditionally, the festival is a highly anticipated celebration marked by families performing various traditional activities in their homes. “This is a festival that brings people together like family,” said Feni Amin, junior in biology. Amin, among others, modeled traditional Indian garb and danced during the program’s Bollywood medley. The Festival of Lights, in India, is traditionally celebrated to rejoice the return of Lord Ram, Sita, Laxman and Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. Diwali is…