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Farewell to Vine

Collin Cochran

October 31, 2016

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 For those of you who haven’t heard, Vine is the newest casualty of Twitter’s quest to become profitable. Vine was bought by Twitter in October of 2012 for $30 million dollars. Twitter was still a new kid on the block a... Read more »

Take the Vacation of a Lifetime

Collin Cochran

October 31, 2016

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It is rare that I am so happy to be proven completely wrong.  “Westworld” is an HBO television series based on an old Michael Crichton film of the same name. While I am a huge fan of both Michael Crichton and Westerns, ... Read more »

Get wound up for Windup War

Nik Breslin

October 24, 2016

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 “Windup War” is an exciting new card game that pits toy armies against each other to dominate the playroom. “Windup War” launched a Kickstarter campaign last week on Oct. 19, and within 48 hours already funded their ... Read more »

Not just another cog in the machine

Andrew Kerin

October 24, 2016

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 For many, “Gears of War” is the gem in the Xbox crown and was seen as the reason to own an Xbox back in the day. Until mid-2015 with the release of “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition,” the “Gears of War” franchise w... Read more »

Scare yourself for good

Nik Breslin

October 24, 2016

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 The leaves are falling, there’s cold in the air, and Western Illinois University campus is primed to scare. Hauntings are many, so students beware, because this week ghosts, ghouls and goblins will be everywhere.  It’s... Read more »

Rising stars take the stage

Baylee Brynteson

October 24, 2016

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 Two of late-night TV’s rising stars put on quite the show Friday night at The Forum. Andrew Norelli and Pat McGann, both very talented comedians, joined forces for a night of laughs and entertainment to showcase their material. ... Read more »

UDT hosts dance clinic

UDT hosts dance clinic

October 24, 2016

Western graduate has a bloody good time

Collin Cochran

October 24, 2016

Filed under Showcase, The Edge

  Many fans have wondered what may have happened to “The Brady Bunch” after the show went off the air in March of 1974. Western Illinois University alumna Mary-Margaret Roberts and the rest of “The Bardy Bunch: The War... Read more »

Nintendo Switches on the Next Generation

Collin

October 24, 2016

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 After many months of radio silence, Nintendo has finally revealed the Nintendo NX, now called the Nintendo Switch.  As many fans have speculated, the Nintendo Switch is a hybrid handheld and home console, meaning that ... Read more »

Country music gets too festive

Adam Feiner

October 19, 2016

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 Recently, a record number of country music’s top stars announced that they would be releasing their own Christmas albums. For country music fans, as well as Christmas music fans, the news is a dream come true. I’m a thr... Read more »

More Wand for you buck

Andrew Kerin

October 19, 2016

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 “Shadow Warrior 2” is the sequel to 2013’s “Shadow Warrior,” which in turn is a reboot to the 1997 game of the same name. “Shadow Warrior 2” looks to live up to the previous game’s acclaim, boasting loads of new... Read more »

So funny it’s frightening

Baylee Brynteson

October 19, 2016

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 Many young people have a hard time dealing with the swirl of emotions that come with adulthood, and some young adults make questionable decisions when dealing with said emotions. For most people those bad decisions act as l... Read more »

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