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Battlefield V review

Dalton Dahl, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under A&E

The historical setting for this game is World War II and it offers an experience like its predecessor, Battlefield 1, that game took place during World War I. Essentially, the developers literally recycled everything from Battlefield 1 and put it in maps that would resemble a World War II battlefield. While...

Apex Legends review

Kyle Cox, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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With the rise of games like Fortnite, PUBG, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode, newcomers to battle royal (BR) games may have encountered some trouble getting wins to due to a skill gap. Even veterans of the Battle Royale have had trouble, dropping into a game only to end up right back in...

Resident Evil 2 review

Kyle Cox, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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In 1998, the second Resident Evil game came out and received critical acclaim and is largely considered to be one of the best horror games of all time. And now, 20 years later, Capcom has released a brand-new Resident Evil 2 Remake that isn’t just another remaster with updated graphics and controls...

Last minute Valentine’s Day gift

Desiree Bauer, Commentary Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Top Stories, Variety

I am so not a fan of Valentines Day, but I know that most of you are. Most of you also usually struggle with getting a Valentines Day Gift, so I’ve decided to bestow my creative ideas upon you. 1. Chocolate Covered Strawberries These have been all over social media – check your someone’s...

The Punisher: Season 2

Kyle Cox, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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With the releases of Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Ant-Man and the Wasp, 2018 was quite the year for Marvel Studios. However, not everything in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was going smoothly. Around the end of 2018, the MCU’s Netflix TV shows were in hot water due to...

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sparked a Movement

Lacey Barke, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Senate’s vote in 1993 to nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court bench was an exceedingly high 93-3, and my reviews for this movie are on par with that figure. On the Basis of Sex has earned recognition by newspapers such as The New York Times and The Washington Post, with the...

Young Frankenstein

Caitlin Schmidt, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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With the rehearsal process started, the cast and crew of Young Frankenstein are very excited for the performance of the play at the end of the month. Young Frankenstein premieres on October 24, with other performances on October 25-27, November 1-3, and a matinee on November 4. Freshman Allie Lamote from...

Pray that you never have to see The Nun

Trevor Groebner, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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I had the unfortunate opportunity to go see The Nun recently. It’s a horror movie directed by Corin Hardy, who is not known for much other than some video shorts. It seems as if the latest movie in The Conjuring series was Hardy’s first A-list film. The Nun takes place in 1952, where a pri...

Deadpool 2 Review

Kyle Cox, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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2018 was a year of Superheroes movies.  Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, and Ant-Man and the Wasp were all released by Marvel Studios, and they received fairly good reviews. However, the studio’s rival, Fox Studios, had one more movie up their sleeve. A movie that many were anticipating Deadpool 2. Before...

“The new america”

Wyatt Albers, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Poetry

In New America, The people believe in a divided singularity, a conflict that severs the soul, turns man to savage, Society drenched in the oil of bigotry and ignorance set ablaze IN NEW AMERICA, Toxic masculinity floods the streets with tar darker than humanity’s own heart The voices of the opp...

SMSU Theater 2018-2019 lineup

Caitlyn Schmidt, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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There are many plays and musicals put on every year, and this year is no exception. There are a wide variety of shows being performed at Southwest Minnesota State University this year. The SMSU Theater Department will be performing “Young Frankenstein,” by Mel Brooks and directed by Mike Lenz, and ...

“Alpha” the little wolf that could

Desiree Bauer, Commentary Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under A&E

I had no idea what Alpha was about going into it. My friend was the one that wanted to see it, I had never even heard of it. Because of that, I had a clean slate – no expectations, no ideas of what was going to happen or should happen. This was a nice change from how I usually go into movies – al...

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