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Game Emulation: Illegal? Not really.

By: PETER MILES HAMILTON Staff Columnist I would like to introduce everyone to a little hobby of mine: video game emulation. Game emulation is the process of using a computer program to mimic the programming of a game console, allowing the user to play video games without the use of an expensive console. Although emulating

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Drive safe this winter

By: John Griffee Staff Columnist Those that call Michiana home are intimately familiar with the brutality of winter. Windows ice over, thermometers drop inconceivably low and the weather forecasts keep mentioning the unholy phrase, “Polar Vortex.” As winter storms continue to hit the area, it is important to understand how to stay safe during this

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Rich people losing money is hilarious, actually

By: Peter Miles Hamilton Columnist Because all the other news is horrifically depressing, today we will be discussing what happened with stock market a couple weeks back. It was the big news story for about a week, largely overshadowing the inauguration of President Joe Biden, which is honestly a better put-down of the current president

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A walk in the woods: Brandywine Creek Nature Park

By: John Griffee Columnist It’s easy to miss Brandywine Creek Nature Park. The small parking lot sits along South Third Street near Niles, plain-looking, and simple to overlook, made more difficult with the pavement caked in fresh snowfall. Brandywine Creek is similar to many small parks that are dotted all across the country in the

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A Walk in the Woods: Madeline Bertrand County Park

By: John Griffee Staff Columnist Madeline Bertrand County Park overlooks the St. Joseph River along the Michigan state line and shares a trail line with nearby Saint Patrick’s County Park. While the park is well known for its disc golf course, the park offers fun and enjoyment for families, hikers and disc golf enthusiasts alike.

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Reading Between the Lines with Eva: Critical Reads for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Eva Monhout Columnist  emonhaut@iu.edu Fall is here, and October is now in full swing, which means it is time to turn out attention to some October recommendations. October is National Book month among other, more crucial monthly observations such as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and National Emotional Wellness month.  This is why for

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A Walk in the Woods: Revisited

By John Griffee Staff-Writer jgriffee@iu.edu Every park tells a story and therein lies the beauty of a hike. Often times, hiking is considered a slow amble through the woods on trails, however hiking goes deeper than that.  When you walk through a park, you’re engaging with the history of the land and the life in

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Marvel’s newest release

By: Tori Wilson Staff Columnist wilsonvr@iu.edu With everything going on between COVID, classes being online and places being closed then slowly reopening with restrictions, it seems like not a whole lot of good has happened. However, one good thing to happen in 2020 is Marvel and Square Enix’s newest release.  On Sept. 4, Marvel and

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