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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,...

Life on Mars

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and is left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager s...

Just Cause 3: Destruction at its finest

Christopher Sutsser, staff writer

January 14, 2016

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Just Cause 3 is a third-person, action-adventure game with tons of different ways to play and cause mayhem for the people who live on this beautiful island of Medici. Individuals play as Rico Rodriguez, a rebel soldier, who is c...

The final premiere of the Hunger Games series: Mockingjay Part 2

Olivia Lee, staff writer

January 6, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

While watching the second part of Mockingjay, the final premiere of the Hunger Games series, I found myself having a hard time trying to figure out what happened in the previous three movies rather than concentrating on the movie that wa...

Dinosaurs not extinct

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

January 6, 2016

Filed under A & E, Movies

The world was never hit with a giant meteor, instead man and dinosaurs roam the earth together in The Good Dinosaur. The main character Arlo, an apatosaurus the long necked dinosaurs that usually eat leaves of the tops of trees...

Speeding into progress

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

January 6, 2016

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On December 10, Nintendo released their new indie-supported video game, FAST Racing Neo, for the Wii U. With amazing graphics and intense gameplay, the new game pushes the boundaries of what many believe an independent video ga...

Video games attack the world

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

If you have ever played a video game, you know how fun they can be. So why not make a movie of them? That is exactly what the movie Pixels is. The movie was just released on DVD and stars Adam Sandler as Sam Brenner and Kevin Ja...

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