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A World of Mediocrity

Collin Cochran

September 12, 2016

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 In February of this year, Bethesda announced that “Fallout 4’s” season pass would rise from $30 to $50. For those of you unfamiliar, season passes are a product that certain games offer that allows you to pre-purchase ... Read more »

“Dragoon” is a Real Treasure

Nik Breslin

September 12, 2016

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 I am a huge fan of board games, and during a trip to GenCon2016, the largest tabletop gaming convention in the United States, I found a game that I cannot stop playing.  “Dragoon” is a 4-player tabletop experience where you ... Read more »

Electronic Overload

Collin Cochran

September 12, 2016

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Apple  Apple held their yearly conference this past week, and at it they unsurprisingly announced a new iPhone.  The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both feature a brighter Retina HD display (which is roughly on par with the Galaxy ... Read more »

Not Your Typical Superhero Movie

Kristen Mary

August 29, 2016

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 Putting a group of villains together to save a world that hates them can make for an interesting story. That’s just what director Davis Ayer did in the new DC Cinematic Universe movie “Suicide Squad.” A good plot cam... Read more »

No Shame in Being Shameless

Baylee Brynteson

August 29, 2016

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The ShowTime series “Shameless” was recently added to my must watch playlist on Netflix and as I am a typical college student, I had no option other than to watch it all at once. The X-Rated nature of the show was a selli... Read more »

Playstation minus

Collin Cochran

August 29, 2016

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Sony recently announced that the yearly price for their PlayStation Plus will increase from $49.99 to $59.99, and the three-month subscription will increase from $17.99 to $24.99. While this price increase may seem small to som... Read more »

Frank’s Comeback

Baylee Brynteson

August 29, 2016

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After four years of radio silence, Frank Ocean broke back in to the music scene with an album no one was expecting. Last week, Ocean released a 45-minute visual album titled “Endless,” alluding to its disjointed, avant-soul ... Read more »

Stories are the most powerful magic

Nik Breslin

August 29, 2016

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 If you must blink, do it now. “Kubo and the Two Strings” is the fourth stop-action film released by the film company Laika, which produced “Coraline,” “ParaNorman” and “The Boxtrolls.” “Kubo” is based in Edo-era... Read more »

Deus Ex: Just what we asked for

Collin Cochran

August 29, 2016

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“Deus Ex: Mankind Divided” takes place two years after the events of “Deus Ex: Human Revolution,” where protagonist Adam Jensen is attempting to quell the political and social turmoil directly caused by the events that took... Read more »

Swift vs Yeezy

Erika Ward

August 22, 2016

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This summer, Taylor Swift broke the hearts of many of her fans, including mine. I’ve been a Swiftie since I was in fifth grade. I met her and her mom after a Rascal Flatts concert and fell in love with her music and everyth... Read more »

Editor’s Pick

August 22, 2016

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“Summer Games Done Quick” – “Speedrunning is playing a videogame as fast as possible, and “Summer Games Done Quick” is an event where all of the best speedrunners marathon games for a week straight to raise money f... Read more »

Sia Swings in to The Top 100

Baylee Brynteson

August 22, 2016

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The eccentric and wildly talented singer Sia started her career in the 1990s and has become a major presence in the pop music scene throughout the past few years. In 2014, the 40-year-old singer released her sixth studio album ... Read more »

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