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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Review

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Review

Alex McAteer, Opinions McAteer

November 27, 2017


Filed under McAteer's Media Mashup, Opinions, Reviews

Just fair warning: the following review is going to be filled with praise of fan service and an overall rose tinted perspective. As a kid I spent days on end playing Battlefront 2 (2005) and I loved every second of it. I was obsessed with the clones, clad in shiny white armor with blue stripes running d...

Fighting Fire With Fire: Gun Control In America

Fighting Fire With Fire: Gun Control In America

Jason Belval, Photography editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinions

On Sunday, Nov. 5, a crazed gunman claimed the lives of 26 people in yet another tragic mass shooting. Fingers are already being pointed in many directions, chief among which is gun control. But is firearm legislation really the cause, or just an unfortunate scapegoat? Devin Patrick Kelley opened...

Satire: ‘Man’s Not Hot’ Is the Greatest Poem of the Century

Satire: ‘Man’s Not Hot’ Is the Greatest Poem of the Century

Connor Karst, Social Media Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Connor's Credible Crevice, Opinions

When people think of poets, there are a few names that come to mind immediately. Maya Angelou, William Shakespeare, and Homer are often cited as some of the influential and brilliant. Today, I’d like to make a compelling argument for Big Shaq. Big Shaq may be a fresh face to the rap scene, but his...

“Stranger Things” Season 2 Review

“Stranger Things” Season 2 Review

Alex McAteer, Opinions Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under A&L, McAteer's Media Mashup, Opinions, Reviews, TV Shows

I really want Steve Harrington’s hair. “Stranger Things 2” brought me back. It made me feel nostalgia for a time I have never known. Much like I  compared “It” to the scene of Elliot first meeting E.T. in his shed, this season of "Stranger Things" is like the first 20 minutes of Th...

Letter to the Editor: Natalie Leach

Letter to the Editor: Natalie Leach

Natalie Leach, Guest Columnist

November 1, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

In regards to the opinion article, “Helping After Hurricane Harvey,” the idea that it’s wrong to criticize government efforts in the execution of aid relief for those fallen victim to natural disasters is counterproductive and inconsistent with the methodology of our nation. It’s, in fact,...

Halloween Costumes: Appreciation or Appropriation?

Halloween Costumes: Appreciation or Appropriation?

Jason Belval, Photography Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Halloween: an enchanting holiday celebrating the taboo and unusual, a time for kids to enjoy trick-or-treating with their friends and family, an opportunity for people to don colorful and creative costumes, becoming someone or something which they enjoy, admire or find worthy of mimicking. And now, a...

Letter to the Editor: Grant Carter

Grant Carter, Guest Columnist

November 1, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

The topic of gun control is very controversial. The way we should go about gun control is to have better background checks and greater consequences. Many people can walk into a gun store and leave 30 minutes later with a gun. This shows the simplicity of buying a gun. I have a personal experience...

Opinion: Repeal the Dickey Amendment

Opinion: Repeal the Dickey Amendment

Alex McAteer, Opinions Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Opinions

The Dickey Amendment is a bill passed in 1996 that states "none of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be used to advocate or promote gun control." This bill essentially means that gun control may not be scientifically rese...

Opinion: Banning Bump Stocks

Opinion: Banning Bump Stocks

Alex McAteer, Opinions Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinions

In the wake of the tragic mass-shooting in Las Vegas the Nation stands shocked. First and foremost we must mourn our dead and as a nation condemn this act of terrorism. On Sunday, Oct. 1, Stephen Paddock used semi automatic rifles fitted with bump fire stocks to shoot at a concert from the thirty-sec...

Opinion: Helping After Harvey

Opinion: Helping After Harvey

Jen Bosche, Assistant Online Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinions

From President Bush in Katrina to President Trump in Houston, many citizens have criticized the ways politicians have responded to natural disasters, claiming that the government is not doing enough to help victims in situations of need. Many citizens claim that President Donald Trump visited “too...

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