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The most insane show on television is coming to Netflix

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By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist I am an anime fan. That’s pretty inescapable for me at this point, and there’s nothing left for me to do but come to terms with that. Even with anime steadily becoming more mainstream as time goes on, it’s still pretty niche overall, so I get that interest in me

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Who is Captain Marvel?

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist WARNING: The following column may or may not contain spoilers for the upcoming Captain Marvel (2019). I say “may or may not” because… this is a weird one. The end of 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War” gave a critical teaser for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe going forward. In

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Activision Blizzard fires 80​0 because business was good

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist I love video games. However, I do not love the video game industry. Once you get past the phenomenal triumphs of art and leisure that the world’s largest media industry can produce, you’ll find an industry filled with greed-fueled decisions, corporate cruelty and what can be only described as an

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The real horror in ‘Birdbox’

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By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Columnist I have nothing against Netflix. The convenience of services like the streaming giant are the main reason I no longer have cable TV, and I almost always have Netflix on somewhere in my home.  I say this because I want it to be known that I have no grudge against Netflix

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Salisbury’s Take: And now, the end is near.

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist I don’t know about you, but I’m tired. With only about two and a half weeks left of classes this semester, I can certainly see the light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is the light feels like it’s coming from a runaway freight train. With the latest

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Salisbury’s Take: Listen up men, this one’s for you!

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist  Let me start this column by stating unequivocally that I believe Christine Blasey Ford. Many of you reading this might be saying, “What in the world are you talking about?” So, for those of you who might have been living under a rock for the past several weeks, let me

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Salisbury’s Take: Asking the question, “What does true patriotism look like?”

By STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist     Our country lost a great American hero in the past couple of weeks. Senator John McCain (R) of Arizona died four days short of his 82 birthday on August 25. He was the victim of an aggressive brain tumor known as a glioblastoma, the same type of cancer

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The uniquely futuristic cautionary tale of Dave Eggers

By: DYLAN LEMERT Columnist Dave Eggers’ newest novel is a work of nightmarish proportions. It’s a look at one possible version of a specifically-westernized apocalypse, an overblown tale of what happens when power is first given an inch, but takes a mile. “The Circle,” both the title of the novel and the name of the

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