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‘Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition’ improves on original game

Final Fantasy XV is now available with an Xbox game pass for free download.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Final Fantasy XV is an open-world, action role-playing game that first came out in 2016. Available now with an Xbox game pass for free download, the updated Royal Edition improves upon the original game and adds more features and content to the story. The Final Fantasy franchise goes back to the original...

Fast food flavor at home

Copy-cat beef meximelt is an easy enough recipe to make and can help cure your Taco Bell cravings.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

One of my favorite late-night cravings recently got removed from the menu at my local Taco Bell. With the state being under quarantine, going out for a simple craving isn’t the wisest decision anyways. What to do when you want a delicious melty cheesy meximelt? Make your own copycat version at home. The...

Red velvet layer cake a sweet treat that’s worth the effort

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

April 22, 2020

As someone who thoroughly enjoys dessert, I took it upon myself to bake something sweet last week. It took me a minute to decide what I was going to make, but eventually, I landed on the general category of cake. But what kind of cake? There are so many different flavor options, but one option, in particular,...

Top 10 Books everyone should read

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2020

Reading a good book and being able to get lost for hours on end is the best way to get away for a while. Especially now, with the pandemic happening, it is the perfect time to get lost in a good book. Below is a list of some of the books you should read at some point in your life. To Kill A Mocki...

The best podcasts to keep you motivated during quarantine

The best podcasts to keep you motivated during quarantine

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2020

This past couple of weeks I have been listening to motivational podcasts. Not only do they help pass time, but they also help lift my mood these days. It’s good background noise while working on different projects The top 6 podcasts that have really been motivating me these past days have been “Be...

New “Star Trek: Picard” unlike the older series

“Star Trek: Picard” promotional photo.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Star Trek is a beloved franchise that goes back 54 years. Even if you’re not a fan, you likely know of Star Trek and its huge fan base. “Star Trek: The Next Generation” was the first show to branch off the beloved original series and followed a new ship, also called Enterprise with a new captain,...

What’s Trending on YouTube

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

April 8, 2020

YouTube has been a great tool to use during quarantine. If you find yourself bored and lazy, and you want to watch something, here are the latest, top-five trending videos on YouTube in the categories of music, gaming, news, movies, and their newest section, fashion & beauty.            ...

Frank’s Red-Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip is a fiery favorite

Frank’s Red-Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

April 8, 2020

An all-time favorite of mine, Frank’s Red-Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip never fails to disappoint. Now, there are several variations of this glorious appetizer; you could use Franks Red-Hot Cayenne Pepper sauce instead of Frank’s Red-Hot Buffalo sauce, or perhaps you could use blue cheese instead of ranch....

Madison restaurants open for takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery

Texas Roadhouse is one of many Madison area restaurants to add a curbside pick up option during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

April 8, 2020

In lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants across the state have closed dine-in services for the foreseeable future. Luckily, there are still ways to order food from our favorite restaurants. The Wisconsin Restaurant Association website provides listings for countless restaurants that are still...

East Side’s Secret Getaway

An underwater shot shows a swimmer enjoying her time at the Days Inn and Suites pool.

Sean Bull, Video Manager

April 8, 2020

With spring break approaching, I wanted to write a low budget travel guide, centered on a destination straight out of my life. Any other year, I think most people would find that dull. Why read my thing, when the next article over tells of a week in Italy?  Once again, this spring break took me...

‘The Invisible Man’ takes a hard look at domestic violence

Elizabeth Moss stars as Cecilia in “The Invisible Man.”

Destiny Hines, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

The Invisible Man touches on the hard subject of domestic violence. The opening scene features Cecilia (Elizabeth Moss) trapped in a violent and controlling relationship, lying in bed in a dark room. Cecilia tries to move her husband Adrian’s hand from her shoulder as he sleeps. Adrian, played by...

‘These Shining Lives’ Shines

Characters Catherine, Frances, Charlotte, and Pearl react to the news of their fatal radium poisoning diagnosis.

Anica Graney, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

Madison College’s Performing Arts presented “These Shining Lives” March 12-15 in the studio theater. The play, written by Melanie Marnich, was directed by Miranda Hawk and featured many Madison College students as the characters. “These Shining Lives” features the story of four young women in ...

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