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Get some sweet revenge

Nik Breslin

October 19, 2016

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 October is here, fall is in the air and the demons and ghouls of Halloween have come with it. Even Blizzard is celebrating the change of seasons with a new Halloween update for “Overwatch” that adds plenty of tricks and... Read more »

Breaking down Walls

October 19, 2016

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 If you aren’t familiar with them, Kings of Leon is a rock band out of Nashville, Tennessee. They have been one of my favorite bands for years and, they just released their latest album “WALLS” on Oct. 14 as their seventh st... Read more »

Build Your Tomorrow

Collin Cochran

October 19, 2016

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  Whether it is creating works of art, working on pet projects or building Lego sets, many people have a yearning to create. A medley of video games have tried to capitalize on this widespread craving for creativity in a my... Read more »

Move Over Garfield

Nik Breslin

October 10, 2016

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  The ever-growing market of board games continues to find new and innovative ways to expand on old concepts. “Simon’s Cat,” based on the similarly titled web series on YouTube, is an excellent example of how a simple game c... Read more »

Filmmakers find media guilty

Baylee Brynteson

October 10, 2016

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 The recently released Netflix documentary, “Amanda Knox” has shed some new light on the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher and how the media warped the case to unrealistic extremes.  The directors, Brian McGinn and Rod Black... Read more »

WIU Performance is anything but Ruined

Andrew Kerin

October 10, 2016

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 Over this past weekend, the Western Illinois University theater department put on “Ruined,” by Lynn Nottage. At first glance, “Ruined” appears to be one of those serious plays, with a heavy atmosphere and a serious... Read more »

Small cast captivates big crowd

Alyssa Hohman

October 10, 2016

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 Prepare to be taken on an emotional journey as Ethan Kane and Olivia Lago try to navigate relationships, careers and life. “Sex with Strangers,” written by Laura Eason, was put on by the Western Illinois University Th... Read more »

Take a Peculiar trip through time

Collin Cochran

October 10, 2016

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 While the “Harry Potter” novels were wildly successful in their own right, the transition of the series onto the silver screen in 2001 grew the property into a pop-culture phenomenon. Since then, many filmmakers and scre... Read more »

Battlefield 1

Logan Coulter

September 12, 2016

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 Oct. 21 marks the release of the newest entry in the “Battlefield” franchise. The new game is strangely titled “Battlefield 1,” although it is the 14th entry in the series. The setting of the new “Battlefield” i... Read more »

Sausage Party: Overdone

Kirsten Edmunds

September 12, 2016

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 With Seth Rogen being a co-writer along with Jonah Hill and Evan Goldberg, it wasn’t a surprise that “Sausage Party” is a foul-mouthed, rude and sexually explicit film. For people with an admiration for juvenile humor ... Read more »

A Glimpse into the Blue

Riley Addington

September 12, 2016

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 If someone were to look back on the past couple years in American history and analyze the issues that were at the front of people’s minds, I would assume that you’d probably see relations with police at the top of the ... Read more »

Chalking up COFAC

Chalking up COFAC

September 12, 2016

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