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In the War Room with Warfel: Time to turn your eyes to the Stanley Cup playoffs

In the War Room with Warfel: Time to turn your eyes to the Stanley Cup playoffs

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Fighting is considered a major penalty in hockey, but since it takes two to tango in a fight, both players normally end up in the box, thus negating the advantage of having extra players on the ice for either team when a penalty is called."

Imposters Among ‘Us’: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ uses villains as symbols for the classes of America

Imposters Among ‘Us’: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ uses villains as symbols for the classes of America

By Trevor Leavell, Guest Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film, Opinion

Jordan Peele’s Us is a film totally unashamed of being a horror. More than anything, Us is Jordan Peele’s love letter to the horror films of his childhood.

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Stop making me give my credit card for free trials

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Stop making me give my credit card for free trials

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Free trials should, in theory, be the best way to convince someone to try your product – the "proof is in the pudding" marketing tactic uses the inherent strength of your service to prove its quality."

Commentary: Don’t let a stop at a roadside zoo spoil your trip

Commentary: Don’t let a stop at a roadside zoo spoil your trip

By Jennifer O’Connor, PETA Foundation

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

You could almost hear the collective facepalms when people learned of the woman who was injured by a jaguar at an Arizona roadside zoo recently after she climbed over a barrier to snap a picture.

Opinion: Stigma against pit bulls is unjustified

Opinion: Stigma against pit bulls is unjustified

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

"Pit Bulls make amazing pets for households, despite how scary they might seem," writes Elizabeth Biernacki, staff reporter.

In the War Room with Warfel: No Cinderella team this year

In the War Room with Warfel: No Cinderella team this year

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Uncategorized

For months college basketball fans have wondered who would be the Final Four standing come the end of March and we are here – Texas Tech will play Michigan State and Auburn will be play Virginia in Minneapolis Saturday with a chance to play in the championship game on Monday, April 8.

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Swearing in your articles is unnecessary

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Swearing in your articles is unnecessary

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I'm not out to make everyone remove swearing from the internet; that's like taking urine out of a pool.

In the War Room with Warfel: Opening Day should be a national holiday

In the War Room with Warfel: Opening Day should be a national holiday

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Baseball is as American as apple pie and if we can celebrate President's Day, which is literally the government's way of saying happy birthday to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, then why can't we celebrate a sport which has ingrained itself in American culture since the Civil War?

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Why does anyone take this seriously?

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Why does anyone take this seriously?

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Opinion

You'd think by naming it "You're Dumb and Wrong," originally named "Ur Dum n Wrong," readers would see this is childish and not take anything I write with merit.

In the War Room with Warfel: Lack of mid-major at-large bids shows culture of elitism

In the War Room with Warfel: Lack of mid-major at-large bids shows culture of elitism

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As Selection Sunday rolls around each year, several mid-major fans are left wondering if their team will get an at-large bid into the big dance if they did not win their conference.

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Apex Legends’ loot boxes are still scummy

You’re Dumb and Wrong: Apex Legends’ loot boxes are still scummy

By Jeremy Brown, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Opinion

Respawn Entertainment’s latest game, the free-to-play battle royale Apex Legends, has been the new kid on the block for all of February. With all its improvements to the inherently chance-based monetization of loot boxes, the grind is still manipulative and scummy.

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