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Baby Yoda, Yoda Himself, and What We Know About the Green, Three-Fingered Species

Baby Yoda, Yoda Himself, and What We Know About the Green, Three-Fingered Species

Patrick Otte, Writer

January 22, 2020

When “The Mandalorian” aired on Disney Plus, the fan-favorite was baby Yoda. This makes Star Wars fans think of our other friend who was the grandmaster of the Jedi Council: Yoda himself. As a Star Wars nerd, I have amassed fans’ greatest speculations and knowledge of what we know so far about Yo...

What did people in the Medieval Ages do to Workout?

What did people in the Medieval Ages do to Workout?

Patrick Otte, Writer

January 22, 2020

People have been moving to survive since the beginning of time, and it feels good to move. Nowadays, studies on the benefits of exercise are everywhere. There are so many variations of exercise it’s almost scary. Whether you like to run, lift, hike, or play a sport you can probably find a way to part...

“The Mandalorian” Review, and some Background Lore

“The Mandalorian” Review, and some Background Lore

Patrick Otte, Writer

January 22, 2020

Sporting full Beskar, the lone wolf of Mandalore struts through a bar of filthy vandals. The regulars look upon Mando with a sense of hatred, thinking to themselves: “how he has completed yet another impossible bounty?” When Disney Plus aired November 12, 2019, "The Mandalorian" was Disney Plus’s...

The Witcher TV Series Season One Review, With Lore to Satisfy the Superfan

The Witcher TV Series Season One Review, With Lore to Satisfy the Superfan

Patrick Otte, Writer

January 22, 2020

Breathless, bloody, and nearly beaten, The Butcher of Blaviken treads carefully as he impales a deadly Striga, nearly avoiding death. Pushing the disgusting beast of his chest, he eventually hauls his prize to a local settlement to claim his prize of gold crowns. This is the Witcher, The Geralt of Rivia....

Apple’s Income Problem and How iPhone Users Might Pay to Fix It

Apple’s Income Problem and How iPhone Users Might Pay to Fix It

Cody Busch-Weiss, Writer

January 6, 2020

Apple is one of the largest tech companies in the world, selling billions of dollars worth of products every year. Apple’s products are high quality and applicable for a wide variety of uses, from gaming to video editing to accounting. So why is Apple struggling with their income? For the most part,...

Why is Airline Boarding Such a Hassle?

Why is Airline Boarding Such a Hassle?

Cody Busch-Weiss, Writer

January 6, 2020

In the 1970’s, it took around 15 minutes to board a plane. Today, it takes 30-40 minutes. Why? Lots of reasons. There are more seats, with less legroom, and so more people have to get on every flight. The overhead compartment space is limited by the size of the plane, so more passengers have to compete...

The Ultimate Frozen 2 Song Ranking

The Ultimate Frozen 2 Song Ranking

Daisy Finefrock

December 20, 2019

1. Lost in the Woods If you’re looking for a song that makes you want to belt out with a boom box blaring, this is it. It easily trumps the other songs with a soft opening with the piano and introducing the electrifying guitar. Jonathon Groff’s voice gives major 80’s love rock ballad vibes which is a hug...

What It Means to See

What It Means to See

Patrick Otte

December 3, 2019

You feel the ground beneath your feet; the shrubs brush past you as you side-step towards your prey. As you approach your target, one can tell the deer is 15 feet away just by the grazing steps it takes and the calm pattern of its breath. You unsling your spear from a holster-like sheath on your bac...

SNITCHING… RIGHT OR WRONG?

SNITCHING…  RIGHT OR WRONG?

Christian Branch

December 3, 2019

Many of us don’t have to think about what we would do if we were facing possibly a few decades in prison. It’s a funny “would you rather” question to throw around with friends or on social media, but it never is reality for the majority of us. For some, however, that situation is a reality. Those...

What Comes After the Endgame?

What Comes After the Endgame?

Cody Busch-Weiss

December 3, 2019

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU, the official name for Marvel Studio’s series of superhero movies transpiring within the same universe, is the highest-grossing movie franchise in history. With 23 films in the series to date, from “Iron Man” in 2008 to “Spider-Man: Far From Home” in mid-2019, t...

“Anatomy of Gray,” Not “Grey’s Anatomy”

“Anatomy of Gray,”  Not “Grey’s Anatomy”

Dare Fitzpatrick

December 3, 2019

What is the plot of “Anatomy of Gray”?   A coming-of-age story set in 1800s rural Indiana with our young protagonist 15-year-old June who has just lost her father. [She’s] wrestling with grief and growing up in a small town and bursting at the seams. So it’s really just her story and the l...

TikTok: Featuring @KylerLovesJesus

TikTok: Featuring  @KylerLovesJesus

Dare Fitzpatrick

December 3, 2019

Tech companies are always creating new and innovative apps. TikTok, a video-sharing platform, is one of the many latest social media apps that is becoming popular among teens and young adults. Users create videos of all genres: comedy, dance or acting, to either a sound, song or even to their own voi...

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