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Video Games Review: Plants vs. Zombies & Creativerse

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Games, Showcase

Plants vs. Zombies Ahhh, I love the smell of spring. Freshly cut lawns, beautiful flowers and plants, and thousands upon thousands of zombies just itching to get my brains. Wait, what? A very poplar game with a huge amount of gameplay. It has tons of plants to play with while you try to think...

Video Game Reviews: Super Mario Brothers, Sonic the Hedgehog, Minecraft

Koll Severson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Games, Inky Opinions, Showcase

Almost everyone has played a video game before, and most thought the experience was fun. We'll out some of the most well-rated video games of history (okay, maybe not history . . .). Super Mario Brothers  Definitely recommended. A classic hit that has existed since 1981. Constantly evolving in gameplay...

Thor: Ragnarok Review

David Graham, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ragnarok means the end of everything.  This is a surprising story line for any movie, so it was unexpected when Marvel decided to make a movie with that term in the title. For a sursprisingly dark title, Thor: Ragnarok is the most fun Marvel movie yet. Before I give my review, here is a brief synopsi...

Hair-Raising Halloween Movies

Hair-Raising Halloween Movies

David Graham, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

It’s that time of year again: The time when children go out to collect candy from random strangers whilst dressed up in costumes. For those people who would rather stay home or go to the theater to be spooked by a movie, here are three horror films (PG 13 or lower) that will scare you stiff this Halloween.   (IN...

Review: Mario warps into the mobile world

Review: Mario warps into the mobile world

Luke Garvic, Gaming Critic

December 16, 2016


Filed under Games, Showcase

Super Mario Run is Nintendo's first Mario game released for Apple's mobile operating system, iOS. The game features three modes: World Tour, Toad Rally, and Kingdom Builder.  In World Tour, you play 6 worlds, each with 4 levels. In Toad Rally, you face-off with others to impress toads to join your ...

Hairspray Live! welcomes audiences to the 60s

Hairspray Live! welcomes audiences to the 60s

Drew Huddleston

December 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Television

NBC has a winter tradition of doing a one-night-only live musical event for television. In recent years, we’ve seen The Sound of Music Live and Peter Pan Live, both of which were panned by critics. However, last year, Fox jumped aboard the live music train and beat NBC at their own game. Last year’s l...

Drew reviews Disney’s Moana

Drew reviews Disney’s Moana

Drew Huddleston, Staff Writer, Critic

December 7, 2016


Filed under Movies, Showcase

Disney is truly a powerhouse in the film industry, boasting ownership of The Muppets, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. This year alone, Disney has made 2.12 billion dollars from films such as The Finest Hours, Zootopia, Pete’s Dragon, The Jungle Book, Finding Dory, Captain America: Civil War, Alice Throug...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Drew Huddleston, Critic

December 2, 2016


Filed under Movies

When the plot revolves around Newt or action, it works. The rest of the time...not so much.

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A quick peek at Drowned City

A quick peek at Drowned City

Ben Fichtl, Critic

November 21, 2016


Filed under Books, Video

Ben Fichtl gives the lowdown on Drowned City, a 2017 Battle of the Books Title.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child brings back the magic, but something feels off

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child brings back the magic, but something feels off

Kat Coates, Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Books

Expelliarmus! Get that iPhone out of your hands and go pick up Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! This weekend, Fantastic Beasts may be the most popular way to return to the wizarding world, but you do not need to go to the movies to bring back the magic of Harry Potter that has been missed since...

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