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Osbourne announces Parkison’s diagnosis

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

February 20, 2020

The rock legend John Osbourne, better known as Ozzy Osbourne or “The Prince of Darkness,” recently announced news of his PRKN II Parkinson’s diagnosis on Jan. 21 via Good Morning America. In an interview with American television broadcaster Robin Roberts, Osbourne revealed that he was diagnosed ...

Ahoska’s tranformation the best thing in ‘Clone Wars’

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

February 20, 2020

One of my all-time favorite shows is “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Not the one from 2003, the one from 2008. “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” is a computer-animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation, Lucasfilm and CGCG Inc. Dave Filoni is the supervising d...

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ features a truly magical realm

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

If you are looking for a great multiplayer online role-playing game, look no further than “The Elder Scrolls Online.” One of the best role-playing games to come out in the past few years, “The Elder Scrolls Online” features the entire realm of magic and war that fans of Skyrim and Oblivion wil...

Tolkien’s ‘The Simarillion’ details history of Middle Earth

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

“The Silmarillion” by JRR Tolkien is a masterpiece of fantasy. “The Silmarillion” set the bar for world-building. The book is the entire history of Middle Earth that we see in “The Lord of the Rings” or “The Hobbit.” It mixes many different mythologies, such as Norse, Greek, and Abrah...

Is ‘Birds of Prey’ worth seeing?

(L-r) Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez), Huntress (Elizabeth Winstead), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) and Black Canary (Jurnee Smolett-Bell) in

Brooke Foye, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Set to release February 7th, Warner Brother Studio’s new action-comedy, based on the DC universe, promises to be a colorful, chaotic film for all. Birds of Prey features the return of Margot Robbie as Harleen Quinzel (Harley Quinn), and the premier of Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Helena Bertinelli (T...

A spoiler-free review of ‘1917’ – movie lives up to the hype

George MacKay in "1917."

Sean Bull, Video Manager

February 5, 2020

“Seeing “1917” in the theater will redefine what you think is possible at the movies.” When I first heard that, I rushed to buy a ticket. Little did I know what a transformative experience my night out at Point Cinema would be. Even my guarded optimism couldn’t prepare me for what I would see...

Latin dance sessions

Luis Armacanqui(middle right) and his dance partner Audra (middle left) walk through the cha-cha-cha with the rest of the class.

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor

February 5, 2020

It’s Thursday night. It’s almost the end of the week, and you’ve had a long day at work. You feel like a night out on the town is much needed, but there aren’t many places that cater to the Thursday night crowd. Never fear; Robinia Courtyard’s Latin dance jam sessions are just what you’ve...

Edgar Kunz presents his story to Madison College

Edgar Kunz reads from his book “Tap Out” in the Intercultural Exchange at the Truax Campus, Room C1430. The event was sponsored by the Yahara Journal.

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Edgar Kunz, a poet known for his 2019 book of poems, Tap Out, shared his story to Madison College on Thursday, Jan. 30. The Intercultural Exchange Room C1430 was filled with an audience of students and staff. Kunz connected to the crowd on a personal level. At times the room fell silent, as the poet u...

Walt Disney World brings Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge to life in theme park

The Millennium Falcon sits parked outside the outpost, which houses the Smuggler’s Run ride inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Krista Olson-Lehman, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Not so long ago, in a galaxy not so far away, Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios unveiled their newest attraction: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. Galaxy’s Edge recreates the world of “Star Wars” and the “Black Spire Outpost” for fans of the “Star Wars” movie franchise and anyone with...

‘Rise of Skywalker’ gives an unsatisfying end to ‘Star Wars’ series

This image released by Disney/Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in a scene from "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker."

Grant  Nelson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

I saw the new “Star Wars” film, “Rise of Skywalker,” with my friends. Like every other fan, I have mixed feelings about the film. The new “Star Wars” films are a mixture of creative changes and overdone fan service. “Rise of Skywalker” is no exception, with its amazing battles, new l...

December chef series welcomes Graham Elliot

Chef Graham Elliot enthusiastically greets the crowd at the December Chef Series event at Madison College’s Truax Campus.

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in chief

January 22, 2020

With a full house and an eager crowd, the final chef series event of the fall sester begins. The lights dim, music plays, and Chef Graham Elliot enters with host Kyle Cherek. Elliot talks about his past experiences and what he went through to become a chef. Although many great chefs surrounded Eliot, h...

‘The Mandalorian’ is the best show on the Disney Plus App

“The Mandalorian” offer an alternate look at the Star Wars universe.

Mandy Scheuer, Office Manager

January 22, 2020

The opening of “The Mandalorian” is totally different from other “Star Wars” openings. There is no opening scroll, no typical “Star Wars” theme music, nothing! Instead, we see a brand new “Star Wars” logo animation. Let’s get to the good stuff. Here’s an official recap of the first ...

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