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Colorless film adds new light to cinema

Colorless film adds new light to cinema

Sam Boyd, Sports Editor

January 24, 2014

“Nebraska,” the ode to small-town life, is the latest masterpiece from director Alexander Payne. The film follows an older alcoholic man (played by Bruce Dern) who makes his way to Nebraska from Montana to collect a million dollars that a mail ad claims he has won. Accompanying him is his son who...

A PC game that’s actually scary

A PC game that's actually scary

Sam Boyd, Sports Editor

November 1, 2013

Shock and fear. If I had to choose two words to describe “Outlast” (Red Barrels Games), those would be it. From the second I pressed start, I realized that this dark and drab game is nothing to mess with. Playing as journalist Miles Upshur, who is investigating a psychiatric hospital in Colorado,...

Bite Sized: Cafe Brazil

Cafe Brazil is located at Josey Lane and President George Bush Turnpike. They serve a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner foods.

Madeline Cannon, Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2013

Located at President George Bush Toll Road and Josey Lane, Café Brazil offers a diner feel with fresh breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes. You can’t miss the brightly colored décor and welcoming street appeal. I went on a Saturday night at dinner time with a friend, and as soon as we walked in, we...

Anime Review: Attack on Titan

Anime Review: Attack on Titan

Ridah Syed, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

To the general public, “anime” is thought of as cartoons with a reckless hero archetype, fighting to save the world and girls drawn with extraordinary features. While most mainstream animes have predictable plotlines and stereotypical characters, there are a few titles that stick out from the rest;...

On the Record: Tunes to help you sleep

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Sanobar Chagani, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

During nights when your mind won't settle down to let you sleep, you often toss and turn and count sheep. Luckily, music is a great alternative for soothing a busy brain. Here's a playlist of calming songs that will help you fall asleep: A Drop in the Ocean by Ron Pope: This song provides a light...

The Walking Dead to The Walking Dud?

The Walking Dead to The Walking Dud?

Sam Boyd

October 12, 2013

The Walking Dead is at times scary, funny, and entertaining. And that is to say that I love the show. Yes, some people say that they focus too much on dialogue and ignore what got them famous in the first place, but I think the series is doing what they need to advance the plot and the character arcs....

On the Record: Tunes to wake you up

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David Chambers, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

Golden Reverie – {{{Sunset}}} This purely instrumental song is a little more tranquil than most of the songs on this list, and justly so. Some mornings are a day to watch the sun rise, walk through the forest and generally just sit back and take in the day. With its string-and piano-centered melody and overa...

America Surrenders: Death of originality

America Surrenders: Death of originality

David Chambers, Web Editor

April 19, 2013

We all know when a movie is going to be a for-sure hit: the trailers on television and YouTube, the hype that consumes every semi-casual chat and even our own personal excitement. We have all had this feeling about one movie at least once a year. But something to note about these movies as of late is...

Gamers examine first-person shooters

David Chambers and Sam Boyd

April 19, 2013

BIOSHOCK: INFINITE by David Chambers, web editor There isn’t much I can say that hasn’t already been celebrated by this first-person shooter adventurer. Read no more past this sentence if you want a cut and dry answer: play it. Breaking from its previous two canonical installments, Bioshock: Infini...