A few tips on running safely

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

While running or jogging through their neighborhood, people do not usually pay much attention to their surroundings or the potential dangers of being outside alone and empty handed. There are many risks associated with going for a jog, such as abductions, getting hit by a vehicle, or even becoming victim...

Body image and eating disorders

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Living in a world where looks seem to overrule any other trait a person has can have an abhorrent effect on adolescents and young children. According to the website “Eating Disorder Hope,” around 50% of teenage females and 33% of teenage boys use intense and restrictive strategies to lose weight....

Star Fox Zero Review

Written by Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

When Star Fox 64 was released in 1997, it was a surprise hit. In an age where long games with huge worlds were all the rage, Star Fox 64 was an hour long game that focused on quality over quantity. Every game in the series since then has been an utter disappointment. Games like Star Fox Adventures ...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Written by Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

With a 28 percent on rotten tomatoes, it was hard not to have low expectations for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The biggest complaint that you will hear from most people is that there is too much Justice League and not enough Batman versus Superman. When Wonder Woman, Lex Luthor, and Doomsday wer...

GameTrailers’ Surprising Shut Down

Written by Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, News

When GameTrailers was founded in 2002, online video game journalism was still a new concept. Most video game news was consumed in printed magazines or on television. It was a huge success. Competing well with sites like IGN and Kotaku, GameTrailers was a major source for video game and technology news....

College Corner: Valparaiso University

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Staff Writter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Valparaiso University is an independent, private Lutheran university. It was established in 1858 and is located in Valparaiso, Indiana. There is currently 3,183 undergraduate students and 916 graduate students coming from almost all 50 states, and over 40 different countries. Classes are relatively smal...

Star Wars Wins Big in Movie Wars

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

In October 2012, George Lucas, the legendary creator of Star Wars sold his company Lucasfilm to Walt Disney Studios for more than $4 billion. Pretty soon, an awakening occurred that produced plans for a new Star Wars trilogy. With J.J. Abrams in the director’s chair, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the mos...

Why the Oculus Rift Will Sell Well

Written by Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion

In 1995, Nintendo released the Virtual Boy video game console. The Virtual Boy was a virtual reality headset selling for $180, which is the equivalent of about $280 today. It was expected to be a huge revolution in the gaming industry, but was instead a commercial failure, only selling 350,000 units by t...

Bridge Of Spies: Solid Eight

Written by Michael Reaney, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Uncategorized

What makes an American an American? This is the question posed by the Coen Brothers (The Big Lebowski, No Country for Old Men) in their Cold War espionage script. Bridge of Spies is based on the true story of the 1960 U-2 Incident, in which an American spy plane pilot was shot down and arrested by t...

Daredevil:The Netflix Series

Written by Carlos Nava, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under A & E, Lifestyle

The Daredevil Netflix series has just drop it’s season two trailer and I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty anxious for more Daredevil. I’ve rewatched season one a bunch of times already, so I decided to rewatch the 20th Century Fox’s take on the character from the 2003 movie. Daredevil ...

Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Written by Stephanie Pirman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under A & E, Lifestyle

The Late Show has been hosted by the comedic legend David Letterman for decades. When he stepped down, the late night crowd collectively held its breath. Who could possibly replace him? The answer, of course, was Stephen Colbert. Colbert has been building up anticipation for his new show for months, an...

Blueberries Help Fight Gum Disease

Written by Stephanie Orozco, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under A & E, Lifestyle

A team of scientists from the University of Laval in Canada have discovered that wild blueberry extract could help prevent dental plaque formation, which can, in turn, help fight gum disease. Gum disease, known as periodontitis, is a common but dangerous condition that occurs when bacteria forms pl...

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