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Oblivion Game Review 

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

A game that is a great playthrough that I think many may find refreshing is Elder Scrolls “Oblivion.”  A high fantasy classic filled with dungeons, demon slaying, quests, and lore, this game is something I have spent many hours going through...

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Review 

Color caricature of actress Sarah Michelle Gellar from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

A TV show that I would highly recommend this October is the cult classic “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”   The show is a goth, 90s teen drama that draws from a lot of occult. This show takes place in a college right on top of a literal g...

‘The 5th Wave’ movie not as strong as book

Nick Robinson, left, and Chloe Grace Moretz in Columbia Pictures’ “The 5th Wave.”

Allison Althof, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

Alien invasions are nothing new to entertainment. Many of us have watched Will Smith punch an alien in the face in “Independence Day” and Stephanie Meyer’s “The Host” made it on to the big screen back in 2013. Extraterrestrial life is a fun topic to explore because we don’t know for sure...

‘Mockingjay’ ends Hunger Games series

Left, Jennifer Lawrence plays Katniss Everdeen. Above, Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth, front left), Finnick Odair (Sam Claflin, back left), Messalla (Evan Ross, back right) and Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in “The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 2.”

Megan Toman, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2” is a real tearjerker. The movie is filled with love, heartbreak, deaths and tears. Of course we still have the love triangle between Katniss, Gale, and Peeta, but there is also a beautiful wedding with dancing and decisions that could change a life. While...

A Wii-ly good time: Wii U review

Michael Klein, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013

Nintendo has been enjoying record profits since the Wii U released in November, but neither the hype nor total sales numbers come near the original Wii when it hit shelves six years ago. Retailers everywhere are stocked with the systems, but many question whether it’s time to upgrade. Wii U’s...

Movie review: ‘Breaking Dawn Part II’ mired in mediocrity

George Treviranus, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2012

The gang is back… sort of. Edward, Jacob, Bella and all the vampires and wolves you remember from before. Except this time Bella is a vampire. What the film brings on the good side, including cinematography, a couple decent actors and actresses and a moderately fun mythos to work in—quickly becomes...

Movie review: ‘007: Skyfall’

Tom Richardson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2012

Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig. These are the actors who had the honor of playing Ian Fleming’s most famous character creation on the big screen. Daniel Craig takes on Bond again for the third time in “007: Skyfall,” the 23rd Bond film...

Game review: ‘PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale’

Michael Klein, Staff Writer

December 4, 2012

Sony has finally brought a fighter to the PlayStation 3 and Vita that can rival Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. “PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale” features an impressive, yet limited character selection and a fresh knockout system. As you battle, your character will build up their attack meter....

Pastries set the standards at People’s Bakery

Katrina Simyab, Clarion Arts and Culture Editor

October 12, 2011

Tucked away on East Wash is an unassuming building with the words “People’s Bakery” on the side in red letters. Headed by an endearing older couple, this restaurant specializes in authentic Lebanese cuisine and pastries. The restaurant itself is fairly small and upon entering is cluttered with...

Blink-182 Returns

Blink-182 Returns

Sam Johnson, Clarion Staff Writer

October 12, 2011

The musical prowess of Blink-182 is vast with the development of their music proving a versatility and intelligence rare in many contemporary American bands. With a discography that can give many of their peers a run for the money, there are still two distinct ways to approach the assessment of their...

Farmer’s Market quesadillas with chunky salsa

Farmer’s Market quesadillas with chunky salsa

Aaron Miller and Katrina Simyab, Clarion Staff Writers

September 13, 2011

Fall is almost upon us, and you can feel it get rather chilly over the past few days. Tomatoes and peppers will soon be gone from the seasonal produce section, so try these hearty quesadillas before those items fade for another year. They reheat well, so making a whole batch and having lunch for a...


George Treviranus

August 30, 2011

ESRB Rated M – $59.99 Catherine is peculiar title to hit the PS3 and XBOX 360. From developer Atlus, Catherine takes players through the trials of freedom and law, through relationship troubles and even to the other side of nightmares. You play as Vincent Brooks, a 32 year old man whose girlfriend,...

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