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A new nicktoons for the ladies

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

February 11, 2019

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There have been a lot of weird shows in recent years, though as a kid from the 90's I don't have much room to talk. A few weeks ago, a show finally debuted on Nicktoons network that has been advertised for a while. “Rainbow Bu...

Who was Ted Bundy?

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 11, 2019

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I watched all four episodes of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” the new Netflix original documentary about the serial killer Ted Bundy. I must say this guy was psy chotic. He came off as good looking, char...

Can you get through the Escape Room?

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 11, 2019

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Escape rooms are a straightforward concept. You just have to find clues hidden around the room to unlock the door. That’s how an escape room works. It’s a fairly simple task, right? But this isn’t an ordinary es cape room...

The Vagina Monologues partake in 20th year performance

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

February 11, 2019

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Every year around this time, V-Day is celebrated throughout the world. V-Day is a worldwide movement to bring an end to violence against women and girls. Eve Ensler, who wrote “The Vagina Monologues,” created V-Day. All the proceeds...

Black Widow to be Rated-R

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

February 4, 2019

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When Scarlet Johansson made her debut as Natasha Romanoff, codename The Black Widow, almost nine years ago in “Iron Man 2,” fans instantly fell in love with her. I'm not going to sugar coat it; the character herself is se...

Underground Cabaret hits Western

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 4, 2019

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I went to the Underground Cabaret on Saturday. On the second floor of Simpkins Hall in that little dark theater, the WIU theatre and dance department really put on an impressive talent showcase. This show is put on to honor professor Eme...

Aquaman splashes to the top of the charts

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 4, 2019

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“Aquaman” was released on Dec. 21, 2018, and since then has been climbing the charts. “Aquaman” is nearing $1.1 billion in box office sales. “Aquaman” is quickly surpassing the profit of both “Suicide Squad” and...

The Joker is back

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

February 4, 2019

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For a very long time now, fans of the DC Universe have been picked on for supporting the comic book company and it’s not so great live action movies. This might change, however, because DC is creating a new live action film...

“A Throne of Glass” is a must read series

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

January 28, 2019

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I am not much of a reader, but about a week after winter break started I discovered a series that I instantly fell in love with. As I am writing this I am on the last book of the series and it is amazing. I’m someone that doesn’...

Ryan Niemiller: How he lives life with his disability

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

January 28, 2019

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Two weeks ago, comedian Ryan Niemiller came to do stand-up in the Multicultural Center. His production was put on by the Disability Resources Center. He’s traveled around the United States to many different colleges and univer...

Don’t get snatched up by this Netflix series

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

January 28, 2019

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  Netflix has been notorious as of late for its original shows and movies, though there is one that sticks out among the others. “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” is rewriting the boundaries of viewer-film instructiveness. “Bandersnat...

I’ve been watching “You”

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

January 28, 2019

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Like many college students, over break I was able to catch up on my Netflix “watch list”. “You” was most definitely at the top on this list. The series based on the best-selling novel by Caroline Kepnes’ was released...

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