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Cuphead is a fun and affordable game for all

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2017

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“Cuphead” needed to be amazing to live up to over three years of hype after being announced at 2014’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, and fortunately, it exceeds those expectations by finding the sweet spot between charm a...

Star Wars : The Last Jedi

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

October 16, 2017

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This past Monday,  during halftime of the Bears-Vikings game the trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” premiered. The trailer was chalk full of information and teasers about what will be in the new film. Throughout the trailer w...

“Big Brother” season finale leaves fans confused

Shyanne Thomas, Courier Staff

October 16, 2017

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It has almost been a month since the season 19 finale of “Big Brother” aired. I don’t know about you, but man, do I have so many mixed feelings and thoughts about this past season. Let us take a minute to recap a little bit...

Manson’s new album has a horror feel to it

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

October 16, 2017

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 With Halloween just around the corner, Marilyn Manson’s new studio album will leave you feeling like you are in a horror film. The shock rocker recently released “Heaven Upside Down,” a 48 minute concept album, whi...

“Grey’s Anatomy” is back and better than ever

Kaylee Kramer, Courier Staff

October 9, 2017

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 The one thing that makes “Grey’s Anatomy” such an interesting show to continue to watch season after season is the complexity of the stories. There is the continuous story as we follow the lives of the doctors working ...

“Drunk Dial” is emotional and relatable

Shyanne Thomas, Courier Staff

October 9, 2017

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Are you looking for a good read? If so, “Drunk Dial” by Penelope Ward might be for you. Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and No. 1 Wall Street Journal best-selling author, so in my opinion, her book is worth reading. In s...

“Big Mouth” illuminates change with laughter

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

October 9, 2017

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“Big Mouth” is a test in how long you can be uncomfortable while watching television, but if you pass that test, you will be rewarded with a unique and personable form-defying animated comedy. The Netflix original series comes f...

“Once Upon A Time” returns without majority of original cast

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

October 9, 2017

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 Fans of the show “Once Upon a Time” were excited to find out that the show was renewed for a seventh season; however,many of the main characters, Snow White (Ginnifer Goodin), Prince Charming (Josh Dallas), Belle (Emilie d...

“This is Us” returns for emotional second season

Kaylee Kramer, Courier Staff

October 2, 2017

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 If you have a Hulu subscription and you do not recognize the title, “This is Us,” you are missing a rollercoaster ride of emotions. NBC fans have been craving a second season and season 2 is up and running on Hulu as ...

“American Horror Story: Cult” shows character’s dark sides

Joshua Defibaugh, Courier Staff

October 2, 2017

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Another week has passed in the fall and that means another episode of “American Horror Story: Cult” aired on FX. This week’s episode, titled “11/9,”shows our assumed antagonist Kai Anderson, played by Evan Peters, in his ...

After 10 years, hit shows,”The Big Bang Theory” is still funny

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

October 2, 2017

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Season 11 of “The Big Bang Theory” premiered last week and honestly I was a little nervous about whether or not this season would hold up to the others. Very often the last few seasons of comedies wind up being not all that fun...

Linkin Park and friends to pay tribute to Chester Benington

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

October 2, 2017

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On Friday, October 27, the remaining members of Linkin Park will put on a concert in honor of vocalist Chester Bennington, who took his life in July. The sold-out event will take place at the Hollywood Bowl in California. Not only...

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