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‘Hardline’ is more good cop than bad cop

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 23, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

“Woop woop, that’s the sound of da police! Woop woop, that’s the sound of the beast!”KRS-One’s anti-police song begins playing when gamers start up “Battlefield Hardline” for the first time.In an interesting chang...

Board of Trustees discusses furlough payments, renovations

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 19, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

The SIU system will have its lowest funding since the 1980s if GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Feb. 18 budget proposal passes.At Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting in Carbondale, SIU President Randy Dunn reacted to the budget proposal...

Gaming for a good cause

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 18, 2015

Filed under Pulse

Gamers are putting their controllers, keyboards and TVs to good use this weekend to help sick kids around the world.Students from the Registered Student Organization, Association for Computing Machinery have hosted SalukiLAN, ...

Town hall talk addresses university budget woes

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 16, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

Citizens smell something rotten in the state of Illinois and it smells a lot like money problems.Several SIU administrators were part of a panel to answer questions from the near 50-person audience Monday in the Student Cente...

‘Hotline Miami 2’ is a blood-soaked tunnel of fun

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 16, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Do you like hurting people?One of the most violent games of all time, “Hotline Miami,” first asked that question in 2012, surprising a lot of gamers and becoming a hit.But if people thought it was too violent, “Hotline Miami 2:...

‘Kirby’ is big fun fit for small screen

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

March 2, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Everyone’s favorite pink ball of goo, Kirby, must love Limp Bizkit because he keeps rolling, rolling, rolling in an all-new game.“Kirby and the Rainbow Curse” has the little blob fighting to restore all color to the world after a ...

Salukis soar to state capitol for award

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

The Flying Salukis landed in Springfield on Thursday to be honored at the Illinois State Capitol.The Illinois House of Representatives recognized members of the 2014 National Intercollegiate Flying Association champions with an off...

‘Majora’ is unmasked for a thrilling adventure

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 23, 2015

Filed under Pulse, Video Game Reviews

Everyone wants to go on an adventure.People like to escape their boring routines and see something new, which the “Legend of Zelda” franchise has done for more than 20 years.Link, the green-cloaked warrior boy, has fulfill...

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