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Netflix gets Stranger

Collin Cochran

August 22, 2016

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Nothing in recent memory sent chills down my spine quite like the title drop of “Stranger Things.” “Stranger Things” is a new eight-episode TV series directed by Matt and Ross Duffer for Netflix. The story takes place i... Read more »

Ready Up for Overwatch

Collin Cochran

August 22, 2016

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In late May of this year, “Overwatch” took the competitive gaming scene by storm. Mixing design elements of Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas (MOBAs) like “Dota 2” and first person shooters like “Team Fortress 2,” “Over... Read more »

Reagan gets controversial script

Meghan Haupers

May 2, 2016

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 Hollywood liberal Will Ferrell was set to play a role as conservative icon Ronald Reagan in the upcoming political comedy, “Reagan.” However, due to uproar and controversy stemming from the former president’s family, h... Read more »

Civil War Kicks off the Summer

Alex Montoya

May 2, 2016

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 The time is nearly here for all superhero fans. The biggest blockbuster of the summer, “Captain America: Civil War,” is being released Friday. Since the announcement of this film, every fanboy and his mother has been wait... Read more »

Farewell Western

Alex Montoya

May 2, 2016

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 With graduation looming, it tends to become more and more difficult to accept the fact that my stint at the Western Courier and Western Illinois University is coming to an end. I have written for the Courier since 2013 and... Read more »

Invest in your future

Savannah Whitley

May 2, 2016

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 It’s that time of the year again — the final weeks before the end. For some, that means preparing for another summer to kill time until next semester. For the class of 2016, however, it means preparing for the rest of thei... Read more »

A new world for theme park simulators

Collin Cochran

May 2, 2016

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 In many middle schools, there is a Scholastic book fair once or twice a year, where parents can send their child with some money to buy books and other educational products. And being the sort of 10-year-old I was, I used t... Read more »

Prince

Riley Addington

May 2, 2016

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 Last Thursday, an icon in the music industry departed from the world of the living, and now we are left to remember the life and mourn the loss of Prince. At the age of 57.  Prince spent his life making a career as one ... Read more »

The Jungle Book is Wildly Entertaining

Riley Addington

April 25, 2016

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 In 1967, Disney produced the household musical comedy experience that warmed our hearts with whimsical songs such as Baloo’s song “The Bare Necessities.” Then in 1994, a live action film production of Rudyard Kipling... Read more »

Supergirl Soars in First Season

Alex Montoya

April 25, 2016

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  Warning: this article will contain spoilers for the first season of “Supergirl.” If you do plan on watching this show you may want to stop reading so I don’t ruin to much of the show for you.  The season final... Read more »

Dark Souls 3 is Unrelentingly Glorious

Riley Addington

April 25, 2016

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 Earlier this week I picked up a copy of “Dark Souls III” and began a trip down a gothic-inspired rabbit hole that just so happened to be infested with many monsters. If you haven’t played any of the previous installmen... Read more »

Golden Age of Podcasts

Joshua Defibaugh

April 25, 2016

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 There have been many golden ages of media through the years. In the 1940s and 1950s, Hollywood experienced its golden age of cinema with releases like “Citizen Kane,” “Casablanca,” “King Kong” and “Singin’ in th... Read more »

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