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In search of the perfect pumpkin pie

Stuart Pate, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Pumpkin pie is the most delicious way to wrap up a Thanksgiving feast. And this year holds big promise as the world recovers from COVID – 19. Last year, during lockdown, my Thanksgiving consisted of...

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Spider-Man vs. Dr. Otto Octavius in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2

JD Smith Nelson, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Hot off the heels of his record-breaking box-office smash, Sam Raimi immediately went to work on a sequel to blow “Spider-Man” out of the water. After a couple scrapped sub-plots, a faked back injury...

Holiday coffee flavors are back at Berres Brothers Café

Mary Segall, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Calling all coffee connoisseur, Berres Brothers Café holiday flavors are here!  Berres Brothers serve and roast their own blend of assorted coffees with varying flavors including “Awaken,” “Mocha...

Wild rosehip tea creates the perfect Thanksgiving treat

Adeline Holte, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

With autumn slowly ticking away its bright colors and luke-warm weather as Thanksgiving rounds the corner, you may feel a sadness in watching the leaves fall off the trees and the gray clouds and cold...

Pictured from left, are Zendaya and Timothee Chalamet in the film Dune.

Dune: Modern day cinematic art

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

A film that is making history right now and one I would recommend to everyone is “Dune,” based on the books by Frank Herbert.   The new film is the best on-screen adaption of the books I have...

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Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man’

JD Smith Nelson, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Early 2002 was a rough time for American spirit. Hot off the heels of the Sept. 11 tragedy, morale was low. Naturally, Americans looked anywhere they could for hope, and one movie was intentionally tooled...

The dough for Skittles Sugar Coookies is ready to scoop onto a baking sheet and be put into the oven.

Recipe review: Skittles don’t belong in cookies

Taleise Lawrence, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

After reading Kaleia’s article on why M&Ms are better than Skittles, the idea would not stop following me around. All my friends were in on the debate, and it continued for weeks. I thought about...

A book for all those Halo fans

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

A great book for “Halo” fans is the new “Halo” novel, “Divine Wind” written by local Wisconsin nerd icon Troy Denning. This book takes place right before “Halo Infinite” and follows a...

‘Gates of Oblivion’ a fun game

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

A game I find myself playing a lot lately is the new Elder Scrolls downloadable content “Gates of Oblivion.” This game brings a zone to the world map as well as new stories, quests and player versus...

A look into the life of ‘Cruella’

Mary SeGall, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Movie fans of all ages who enjoy the classic Disney films we all know and love such as “Cinderella,” “Lady and the Tramp” and “Treasure Planet” will enjoy this modern spin on one of Disney’s...

Michael Meyers from Halloween.

John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ remains frighteningly good

JD Smith Nelson, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

In 1978, John Carpenter and Debra Hill collaborated on a low budget horror film that would define the modern slasher subgenre. “Halloween” was lightning in a bottle that hasn’t ever been captured...

‘Venom’ sequel not perfect, but still a lot of fun

Lauren Taillon , Arts Editor October 26, 2021

Fans who enjoyed the silly dark comedy of the first film in the Venom franchise will once again laugh in this second edition that hit theaters on Oct. 1. It earned relatively positive reviews from most...

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