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Ready Player One hits theaters

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

Ready Player One is now in theaters. There are major differences between the film and the novel. But, readers will get used to this because the film offers surprises around every corner. Overall, the film is great because it im...

Westfest featuring Jesse McCartney and Waka Flocka

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

April 2, 2018

On March 30, the University Union Board announced an upcoming musical performance that will take place this May called WESTFEST. WESTFEST will be a concert event held in the Grand Ballroom of the University Union on Wednesday,...

The Driver Era: a new era of music

Baylee Brynteson, Entertainment Editor

March 26, 2018

The Driver Era is a new band that has appeared on the music scene. They only have one song, but it is one that will make you wish that they had an album. The Driver Era is a rebranded version of the band R5, which included a f...

The Fast lane to WrestleMania

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

The Road to WrestleMania is now in the Fastlane as the final SmackDown Live event before WrestleMania and the final exclusive event (minus the regular weekly events) took place March 11. I’m going to be honest, the way tha...

Don’t judge a movie before you’ve seen it

Donnetta Shanklin, Opinions Writer

March 26, 2018

When a lot of people go to movies, they expect way too much. When people watch the previews, they ask other people who have seen it already, they read many reviews and a lot of times become disappointed because the review is bad...

Jack White’s new album is, well Jack White

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

March 26, 2018

The White Stripes entered the music industry in the late ‘90s fronted by Jack and Meg White.They conjured hits like “Seven Nation Army” and “Fell in Love with a Girl” and won three “Best Album” Grammys.The rock duo had ...

Sexism in movies cannot be ignored

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

March 5, 2018

Movies and television have captured the hearts of man-kind for decades. What viewers see on the screen is what they expect to encounter in real life, for example, the typical high-school cliques (that don’t always exist in the ...

The Emoji cleans up at Razzies

Nicholas Ebelhack, editor-in-chief

March 5, 2018

Last night, Cinema honored the best and brightest at the Oscars, but two nights ago, the 2018 Razzie awards handed out their their awards to cinemas dullest, most annoying and hopeless films of the year, culminating in a number o...

It’s time to slow down Hollywood

John Benedeck, Courier Staff

March 5, 2018

Today’s entertainment industry is arguably the driving force of culture. Hollywood stars have reality shows, bridging the gap between stardom and common life. Competition shows like “America’s Got Talent” reign supreme as ...

Road to Wrestle Mania continues with elimination chamber

Evan Williamson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

The road to WrestleMania continued Feb 25, for the Elimination Chamber event. As the superstars of Monday Night Raw competed in a variety of matches. The night started with the pre-show which featured a tag team match featuri...

The gaming debate continues

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

March 5, 2018

In 1958 Physicist William Higinbotham created the first video game, long before “Pong” was ever thought of. From the last decade up until now, people have been concerned with how video games affect society. The most recent c...

‘Ready Player One’ is ready to hit the big screen

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 26, 2018

The upcoming movie “Ready Player One” takes place in a near-future world in which there is a large energy crisis and the economy is declining. During this time, Virtual Reality is a super-drug that has most of the world add...

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