Opinion

Talk to any student at Indiana State University, and they have likely already had the displeasure of encountering the campus dining hall. Located in the Sycamore Towers, the dining hall is not exactly known for its top-notch service, with the stringent yet somehow entirely low standards for …

With the holidays right around the corner, I feel like I have seen more online conversation about Spotify Wrapped than Christmas itself. It seems to get even more popular with each passing year, with users being able to share their listening statistics with others at the end of the year. 

Black Friday has remained a staple for almost every business for over 50 years, but it feels as if stores are more focused on the online aspect of this deal-filled event as of late. My friends and I decided to check out a few stores on Black Friday this year since none of us have gone out fo…

“The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special” was one of those Marvel projects that when I heard about it, I was just kind of confused. I mean, I was excited, but I just did not expect them to make a Christmas special.

“Pokémon” is a franchise that needs no introduction. Most people under the age of 35 have probably played a game in the series, and it is the best-selling franchise in the world, with the new games, “Pokémon Scarlet” and Pokémon Violet,” selling ten million copies in three days.

For many years, a lot of awards ceremonies have been comprised of only a select group of judges and have excluded fans of the media they are celebrating, which has always struck me as something that doesn’t make much sense.

The 2020 election may have been one of the most stressful events of my life. Everything from the nomination process to the messy aftermath just stressed me out to no end.

Recently I had a pretty big realization come to me. I built a gaming PC two years ago and it has pretty much been the only thing I’ve played games on, but recently I’ve managed to get my hands on a PlayStation 5 and I have realized that I miss the console experience.

2020 was probably the best year for gaming in recent memory. We got revisions of genre-defining classics in “Final Fantasy VII: Remake” and “Doom Eternal,” and additions to favorites of their respective genres in “The Last of Us Part 2” and “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.”

As we move towards an age that is putting an increasing amount of emphasis on streaming-only and strictly digital media, it is becoming a concern for a lot of people who wish to preserve the media that they care about.

I think it is safe to say that whenever an actor plays a role, they will be associated with that role forever. Even after death, they will always live on through film. It is beautiful that we have an art form that allows people to live on for eternity.

Yesterday was election day, and millions across the US went out to cast their ballots for their representatives, governors, senators, and much more. At the time of writing, we know the results for all but three Senate races and can pretty accurately predict the House layout.

Those of you who are avid readers of our fine newspaper may remember a little article I wrote talking about the trailer for the Weird Al Yankovic biopic called “Weird”. I was very excited for it to come out and can happily announce that it has.

November 7th marked the 16th year anniversary for the release of the first “Gears of War” game and was celebrated by the exciting announcement of a movie and adult animated series based off the franchise.

Usually when an attempt at violence towards a high-level politician is made, the country shakes in fear, party lines tend to not be divided, and the security level for these high-level politicians is put into question.

I wasn’t able to fully enjoy “Neon Genesis Evangelion” when I first watched it in high school. I only got through a few episodes as it was my first experience with the ever-expanding mecha genre of anime, and it was a lot to take in at the time.

Elon Musk acquired ownership of the popular social media platform Twitter back on October 27 after multiple tweets he made over the years discussing how he would eventually buy the company. 

Over the summer, I finally got the opportunity to attend the Electric Forest festival in Rothbury, Michigan with some close friends and cousins. After hearing so much about it from them, I decided that this was the year I would tag along and see what all the hype was about.