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Steve Irwin’s family continues to be on TV

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

If you take a step back and think about where you learned to appreciate and love animals, one of the most common answers might be from a man who lived Down Under. Steve Irwin better known as the Crocodile Hunter, spent years o...

Oli Herbert passes away at the age of 44

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

October 22, 2018

On Wednesday, the music community was in shock once again, when news broke that one of the founding members and guitarist of All That Remains, Oli Herbert, passed away at the age of 44.t the moment, bits and pieces of informatio...

Doctor Who introduces female doctor

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

October 15, 2018

Doctor Who fans met the 13th Doctor in the premier episode last week. Jodie Whittaker made her debut in grand fashion as the first woman to play the beloved character. This hour-long premier began with a guy in his 20s who still...

Anime Series Captures Pro-Wrestling Spirit

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

October 15, 2018

In Japan, you have your usual popular anime shows that last a long time like Fairy Tail, Pokémon, One Piece, etc. But there is also no shortage of short-lived anime series released often and one of my favorites is Wanna Be t...

Twenty One Pilots release new album

Brie Coder, Copy Editor

October 15, 2018

On Oct. 5, Twenty One Pilots released their highly anticipated fifth studio album “Trench,” after the two man group, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, stepped away from the limelight once their fourth album “Blurryface” debuted in 20...

Lay with me music video released

October 15, 2018

Do you ever drive around blasting the High School Musical soundtrack, singing every word? Or watch the old movies only to be just as surprised by every dramatic turn? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. We all love reliving our ...

‘The Lion King’ Broadway’s Award-Winning Best Musical comes to Peoria

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

October 15, 2018

The Lion King Broadway Show made its way to Peoria, IL for the first time as part of Peoria Civic Centers Ameren Illinois Broadway Series. The Lion King movie was released in 1994 and was very successful (one of the more popu...

Mega Man 11 released

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

October 8, 2018

Mega Man 11 came out last Tuesday. It is the latest iteration in the classic Mega Man series of video games. It is also a spiritual successor to the classic Mega Man series. The game looks as challenging and fun as older games...

Captain America’s last ride

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

October 8, 2018

Since 2011, Marvel fans have become accustomed to seeing one man play the first Avenger: Chris Evans. But his time as Captain America has come to a close as the filming of Avengers 4 has wrapped up. Captain America has been the ...

Roosevelt releases album

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

October 8, 2018

Roosevelt, a DJ and synth-pop artist, has released his sophomore album, “Young Romance.” His first debut single was “Elliot” in 2013. The sound on this record is very similar to his self-titled debut album. “Take Me Back”...

Michael’s Halloween hunt continues

Johnathon Lynch, Courier Staff

October 8, 2018

The latest installment of the horror thriller “Halloween” returns to the big screen Oct. 19. This Halloween will be one for the ages. All early reports of this movie tell us that we should ignore everything that we have s...

Captain Marvel teaser released

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

October 1, 2018

The extended teaser trailer for “Captain Marvel” was released a couple weeks ago. The trailer opens up with her crash landing on a roof of a Blockbuster video store (meaning it will take place sometime in the 90s). It co...

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