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FALL into these festive autumn activities

FALL into these festive autumn activities

Elizabeth Robinson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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Vala’s Pumpkin Patch Vala’s Pumpkin Patch is home to many fun and exciting attractions. This includes the corn maze, various haunted houses, and hayrack rides. There is so much to explore at Vala’s, an entire day could be spent there. Vala’s is currently open until October 31 with many fun...

MOVIE REVIEW: Stronger

MOVIE REVIEW: Stronger

Tyler Banark, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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Stronger recites the true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal, man I'm starting to love this guy), a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing that became famous after a photo of him being rescued from the aftermath went viral. Jeff lost both of his legs in the attack and became the face of the phra...

Destiny 2: Post-release thoughts

Destiny 2: Post-release thoughts

September 27, 2017


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Casey and the crew share their thoughts after the release of Destiny 2. Warning- spoiler alerts!

Destiny 2- our thoughts before release

Destiny 2- our thoughts before release

Casey Plucinski, Jacob Sand, Neil Novak, and P.J. Cahalane

September 27, 2017


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Casey and the crew discuss their thoughts about Destiny 2 shortly before the game's release.

5 albums you should listen to

5 albums you should listen to

Casey Plucinski, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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**There is no particular order to this list Neutral Milk Hotel - On Avery Island Neutral Milk Hotel released one of the most influential albums, and one of my personal favorite albums, of the late ‘90s, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. Aeroplane is considered by many, including myself, a mast...

Wired screams for ice cream: where is the best place for a “cool” treat?

Wired screams for ice cream: where is the best place for a “cool” treat?

Claire Benson, Managing Editor

September 19, 2017


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Omaha can seem pretty dull every so often, but one thing that I always look forward to is going to some of the ice cream locations all throughout the city. Frequently visited places are Ted & Wally’s Premium Homemade Ice Cream, Coneflower Creamery, and eCreamery. I sampled each place’s chocol...

REVIEW: Hitman’s Bodyguard

REVIEW: Hitman’s Bodyguard

Emma Korengel, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


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When it was announced that the box office had the worst week in 15 years, I’m wasn’t sure what I was expecting from the number one charter of that week. However, this was probably it. I’m sad, I really am. I had quite a lot of hope for The Hitman’s Bodyguard ever since the casting was an...

Neil’s Notes: Story Games

Neil’s Notes: Story Games

Neil Novak, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


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Story is possibly one of the most important aspects of gaming, and touches almost every game regardless of genre, from your little sister’s Barbie Princess Adventure to AAA titles like Mass Effect. Story is the plot of the game, but it’s also the reason for completing that puzzle, and the motivation...

Richie’s Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Richie’s Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Richie Porras, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


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In “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and his crew are back again, fighting against various aliens to some bad-ass classic rock. When Rocket (Bradley Cooper), the talking tech-savvy raccoon, is caught stealing batteries from the Sovereign (an elite alien race); the team are...

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