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A very Woolly World

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

Filed under A & E

On October 15, Nintendo released the newest edition of the Yoshi franchise, Yoshi’s Woolly World. Based off of a real life Yarn Yoshi, this new game features a very unique stylization and smooth gameplay, making it a solid ...

Goosebumps: Funny chills

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Goosebumps is a famous book series known for its horror stories meant for children. There have been many books in the series, and now there is a movie. The movie Goosebumps stars Dylan Minnette as Zach, Odeya Rush as Hannah, a...

David Bowie: The legend lives on

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Filed under A & E, Music

David Bowie (David Robert Jones) was born January 8, 1947, in London, England, and died January 10, 2016, in New York City. From a young age, he showed interest in music. He started playing the saxophone at age thirteen. David...

Less battlefront, more battlefield

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Filed under A & E

On November 17, 2015, EA, in conjunction with DICE and Lucasfilm, released Star Wars Battlefront, a brand new Star Wars shooter game created to revive the beloved series of generations passed. The actual game, however, falls so...

There’s a new “superhero” in town

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

After years of super heroes, Marvel is finally bringing in someone new, and he doesn’t quite fit the cookie- cutter mold. Introducing the anti-hero of Marvel with a smart mouth and a sick sense of humor, Deadpool is the perfect...

Hail, Caesar!

Teri Black, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Movies are something Americans have enjoyed for about 100 years. We have a history with them. Hollywood is an enormous empire. So what is better than a movie about movies? Throughout Hail, Caesar!  there are many references to world hi...

The joy of discovery

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

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On January 26, Johnathan Blow and his team of game developers released The Witness, an open-world puzzle game that truly highlights the importance of discovery both physically and mentally. In 2008, Johnathon Blow changed ...

If this doesn’t win him an Oscar

Kayla Flowers, staff writer

February 5, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Inspired by true events, Leonardo DiCaprio plays Hugh Glass, a flinty mountain man on the search for a place to call home, along with several other men in the movie The Revenant (directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu).  After th...

Always Alan Rickman

Samuel Hutchcraft, staff writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under Movies

Alan Rickman, giant of Britain screen and stage, died at 69 on January 14, 2016 of cancer. One of the best-loved and most well-regarded British actors of the past 30 years died in London. Rickman was born in London, England,...

Amnesia from football

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

Football is a fun sport played and watched by people all across America. It is our country’s most popular sport. Watching professionals play football on T.V. would show why a lot of people like it. Seeing people getting tackled...

The profit awakens

Teri Black, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

The theater is silent, the screen dark. Then, like an explosion the iconic theme begins as the yellow Star Wars logo appears, and the applause and the cheer is deafening. On December 18, 2015, Star Wars graced the movie theatres with...

An Eagle has fallen

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Filed under A & E, Music

After the death of the famous legend David Bowie, another icon has passed away. Glenn Frey, one of the founding members of the famous American rock band the Eagles, passed away January 18 in New York City. Born in Detroit,...

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