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Activism creates an infinitely average sequel

Riley Addington

November 14, 2016

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  “Infinite Warfare” is the most recent installment of the “Call of Duty” gaming franchise and is currently the fourth iteration of the series to come to the current generation of gaming consoles.  In the time lea... Read more »

Get back to basics

Joshua Defibaugh

November 14, 2016

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  Earlier this year, Lady Gaga released her fifth studio album, “Joanne.” It’s enjoyed moderately successful critical reception and, given Gaga’s status as a pop culture icon, immense commercial popularity. Before ... Read more »

“Andrew Jackson: Bloody, Moody, Loud”

Alyssa Hohman

November 14, 2016

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Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States of America. One would expect that “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” would depict his life in an era-appropriate way. That was not the case. The performance felt... Read more »

Bethesda creates amateurish remaster

Andrew Kerin

November 7, 2016

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  “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: Special Edition” is, other than the most obnoxious mouthful of a title, yet another game from the previous generation of consoles re-released for modern machines. The big question is whether th... Read more »

American Football touches down again

Joshua Defibaugh

November 7, 2016

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 “Where are we now?” the band American Football asks in the opening track to their newly released album. After being silent for over 15 years, American Football released possibly one of the most highly anticipated emo al... Read more »

Not your average fairy tale

Alyssa Hohman

November 7, 2016

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 Although it may look familiar, “Once Upon a Time” is not your  average fairytale. The show, now well into its sixth season, takes a new spin on the fairytale classics that we grew up with as kids. With intriguing stor... Read more »

Embark on a soaring tale of redemption

Collin Cochran

November 7, 2016

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 There is a sentiment in the video game industry that if a game has plenty of time in development it will eventually turn out great. Unfortunately for the indie darling “Owlboy,” nine years of development time did nothin... Read more »

Have a Dangerously Good Time

Nik Breslin

November 7, 2016

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 From the sick minds that created the popular web comic: “Cyanide and Happiness” comes a brand new party game: Joking Hazard. This game was successfully funded on Kickstarter earlier this year raising $3.2 million well abov... Read more »

13th explores modern racism

Joshua Defibaugh

October 31, 2016

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 Beyond original dramas like “Orange Is the New Black,” “Jessica Jones” and “House of Cards” and comedy specials like Mike Birbiglia’s “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” and John Mulaney’s “The Comeback Kid,... Read more »

Take a look in the Mirror

October 31, 2016

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  Just in time for Halloween, six new episodes of “Black Mirror” have been released on Netflix. This is the third season in the series, and like the previous two, this season’s episodes are dark sci-fi vignettes that... Read more »

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