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GAMIN’ WITH GABE: ‘Fallout: New Vegas’ adds new aspects to Fallout series with unique map design and player driven fates

GAMIN’ WITH GABE: ‘Fallout: New Vegas’ adds new aspects to Fallout series with unique map design and player driven fates

GABE TOWNSEND

February 28, 2017


Filed under A&E, Video Games, What's New

Fallout: New Vegas is an open world role-playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and Bethesda Softworks. This is the fourth Fallout game in the series before 2015’s Fallout 4. The series takes place in  a post-apocalyptic world. Each game takes place in different locations around The United...

3 DOT POP: 2017 Oscars picks and problems

3 DOT POP: 2017 Oscars picks and problems

SOPHIA COOK

February 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, What's New

The Oscars aren’t as white as they were last year … so I guess that counts for something..? Congrats, Academy, you got so much backlash from last year's nominees and winners that you’ve finally started at least diversifying your pick of the crop for this year's awards. It’s a step in the rig...

‘A Cure for Wellness’ shoots for shock and awe

‘A Cure for Wellness’ shoots for shock and awe

GABI HUTSON

February 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

The newest Gore Verbinski film, A Cure for Wellness, comes off like a season of American Horror Story stretched across two and a half hours. While watching I found myself filled with disgust and riddled with fascination – the same feelings I get when viewing the FX series. This movie comes with a har...

ENTERTAINMENT: February 24, 2017

ENTERTAINMENT: February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Entertainment, What's New

Senior Preston Walter breaks down the recent 'Alient Covenant' trailer, in which director Ridley Scott plays on the series' lore, grabbing the attentions of longtime fans.

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: Dark style of ‘Irreversible’ stresses fallout of abuse

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: Dark style of ‘Irreversible’ stresses fallout of abuse

ADAM HAGEN

February 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

There is nothing beautiful about Irréversible, and for that reason I love it. Gaspar Noé’s infamous 2002 psychological thriller tells the tale of a woman being brutally raped and her boyfriend’s resulting descent into madness as he attempts to avenge her. The film presents their story in re...

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Spiderland,’ an unsung influence on contemporary rock

DUST OFF THE VINYL: ‘Spiderland,’ an unsung influence on contemporary rock

ROMAN TYLER

February 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, What's New

While you may not have heard of it, Spiderland is probably one of your favorite indie artist’s favorite albums. The 1991 record by the experimental math rock band Slint is a majestic and mysterious experience that conveys a wide range of emotion and experience through its twisting narratives and ir...

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: ‘Vanilla Sky’ proves a standout among recent Netflix releases

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: ‘Vanilla Sky’ proves a standout among recent Netflix releases

PRESTON WALTER

February 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

Vanilla Sky is a mind bending thriller that boasts amazing visuals and an all-star cast to create an intriguing story that leaves the viewers guessing from beginning to end. Tom Cruise stars as magazine designer David Aames, who lives like there is no tomorrow until one day when his life turns upside...

ArtStreet exhibits rouse imagination

ArtStreet exhibits rouse imagination

THALIA BENNETT

February 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, What's New

I'm not an artist. I'm not one for drawing much past stick figures – although I can craft a collage or two if it comes to it. As a student, I've taken Art History and Art 1, but I wouldn't count myself as anymore cultured than the next gal. And in my experience, art museums ask for a sterile obser...

GAMIN’ WITH GABE: ‘Ark: Survival Evolved’ boasts a myriad of weapons, enemies and options

GAMIN’ WITH GABE: ‘Ark: Survival Evolved’ boasts a myriad of weapons, enemies and options

GABE TOWNSEND

February 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, Video Games, What's New

Ark: Survival Evolved is a first-person action-adventure survival game set in an open world. This game has incredible gameplay and is visually stunning. Ark is currently in development and on early access which means there are constantly updates adding new items and adjusting certain elements of t...

TRAILER WATCH: Star-studded ‘Song to Song’ cast impresses, suburban humor of ‘The House’ sputters

TRAILER WATCH: Star-studded ‘Song to Song’ cast impresses, suburban humor of ‘The House’ sputters

ROMAN TYLER and PRESTON WALTER

February 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

PRESTON WALTER The first trailer for Song to Song came out this past Friday and boasted an A list cast of Ryan Gosling, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender. This movie, which is set against the music scene in Austin,Texas, follows the story of an intersecting love triangle between Gosling,...

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: ‘Your name’ contends with animated Japanese classics

FOREIGN FRIDAYS: ‘Your name’ contends with animated Japanese classics

ADAM HAGEN

February 17, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

In "Foreign Fridays," junior Adam Hagen highlights high-quality pieces of pop culture from oustide the states.   Your Name is a rollercoaster of emotion that starts off slow and builds itself to amazing heights only to come back again to a subtle end. The film’s magnetic plot in combination wit...

WALTER: ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ improves on predecessor

WALTER: ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ improves on predecessor

PRESTON WALTER

February 16, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies, What's New

John Wick Chapter 2 is a sequel that builds up on the first movie and brings back the non-stop action that is the staple of the franchise.  Directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad, John Wick Chapter 2 brings back the same cast and crew as the original and of course welcomes new editions in Com...