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Thor

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

November 27, 2017

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“Thor: Ragnarok” takes place a couple years after the “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has taken place. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Loki (Tom Hiddleston) have been dropped on separate planets by their long-lost, evil, elder s...

Rise Against announces new holiday shows

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

November 13, 2017

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 Melodic hardcore group Rise Against recently announced that they would be playing two new holiday shows. The first show will be at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on Nov. 30, with special guests Papa Roach and Night Riots. Th...

Western’s film club hosts an emotional event for community

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

November 13, 2017

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On Nov. 7, Western Illinois University students, faculty, veterans and the public were invited to the showing of  “In My Brother’s Shoes,” at the Sandburg Lounge at the University Union. According to Film Club Presi...

Disney’s feud with Anaheim shows a harsh side of the franchise

Joshua Defibaugh, Copy Editor

November 13, 2017

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Throughout September of this year, Los Angeles Times reporter Daniel Miller was investigating Disneyland and its influence on the city it inhabits, Anaheim. In a well-written piece, Miller explains how, at best, Disneyland provi...

“South Park: The Fractured but Whole” will have you laughing

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

November 13, 2017

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Every Wednesday night people are eager that the week is halfway over, and that Comedy Central will be airing a new South Park episode. What happens when South Park finishes its season and we all have to wait a couple of month...

Call of Duty goes back in time, forward in progress

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017

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 Call of Duty has been the premier first-person shooter for nearly a decade now, dominating the competitive multiplayer scene by adding more each iteration. From advanced movements, cybernetic powers and futuristic weaponry...

Don’t knock the documentaries: Netflix has many to offer

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

November 6, 2017

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Most of the time that I watch Netflix I’m not actively engaged in what’s on. Although I’ve recently binged on series such as “Orange is the New Black,” American Vandal” and “Atypical,” I usually steer clear of these...

New games offer anti-Nazi relief.

Joshua Defibaugh, Courier Staff

November 6, 2017

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The election of President Donald Trump has spawned some of the most uproarious politically charged writing and media in recent memory. Saturday Night Live has had a months-long field day with Alec Baldwin’s Trump impersonation...

Decade old “November” pokes fun at current issues.

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

November 6, 2017

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“This play is a farce … At times during the course of the play, many of these fictional things collide with some very current realities,and maybe it’s good for us to realize that some of the issues facing our country aren...

Avenged Sevenfold to Perform in Peoria this January

Brie Coder, Courier Staff

November 6, 2017

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American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold recently announced to fans that they would be back on tour starting this January. The group recently finished their tour co-headlining with Metallica. However, this time they will b...

“A Bad Moms Christmas” to have even more bad moms

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

October 30, 2017

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One of my all-time favorite movies, “Bad Moms” starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn as the three main characters is getting a sequel, “A Bad Moms Christmas.” The original “Bad Moms” is a romantic comedy t...

WIU Film Club hosts event for Military Appreciation Week

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

October 30, 2017

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On Nov. 7, the Film Club will be hosting an event to celebrate Western Illinois Uiniversity’s Military Appreciation Week as well as the 10th anniversary of the schools film minor. The event will feature a showing of the short...

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