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SPOILER ALERT: “Joker” shows faults in our society

Megan Lavery, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Reader, beware! If you still haven't seen "Joker" and don't want to be spoiled, don't scroll down!

A history of the competitive Super Smash Bros. community

A history of the competitive Super Smash Bros. community

Drew Hubble, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

On December 7, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” was released for the Nintendo Switch. This long-awaited title is the 5th installment of the series, and in response, the Smash community is thriving. However, it was not always such a popular scene. The series made its debut in 1999, when “Super Smash...

Top 10 anime that you secretly need to watch

Top 10 anime that you secretly need to watch

Megan Wiseman, Web Editor

December 3, 2018

I watch too much anime. This realization has led me to also think about what I want my legacy to be in this paper, to which the obvious answer came in the form of an anime column. I am well aware that many people want to say something about this, but let me just say that anyone who tries to clown me...

Review of new Detroit Lions draft

Review of new Detroit Lions draft

Ewan Woolcock, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018

With the end of April came the end of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Detroit Lions brought in six picks overall with mixed reviews. The selections for the Lions are as follows: 1st Round: C Frank Ragnow (Arkansas) 2nd Round: RB Kerryon Johnson (Auburn) 3rd Round: DB Tracy Walker (Louisiana-Lafayette) 4th Round...

Users upset over new Snapchat format

Users upset over new Snapchat format

Brandon Gordon, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2018

In the past month Snapchat, the popular messaging app for teens, completely redesigned the format of their app. Many users have expressed outrage over the new, clunky design. Rachel Cohn, an avid Snapchat user over the years, hates it. “It makes me not want to go on Snapchat anymore. The s...

Best parks in Okemos

Best parks in Okemos

Cam Muzzall, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2018

Whether you're trying to get a breath of fresh air or trying to act like your favorite president, Teddy Roosevelt, there is no escape like the great outdoors. There are plenty of great places to walk in Meridian Township. With over 900 acres of parks and almost 80 miles of bike paths, there is no shor...

‘The Shape of Water’ leaves staff reporter with mixed feelings

‘The Shape of Water’ leaves staff reporter with mixed feelings

Lucy Potter, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2018

Guillermo del Toro, director and writer, is popular for his fantasy/drama/romance/action/etc. combination films, and he has brought yet another to the table. Partly romantic fairy tale and partly government-top secret-monster movie, The Shape of Water fits into the multi-genre del Toro collection pe...

Staffer Reviews: The Void

Staffer Reviews: The Void

Johnny Mocny, Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2017

Recently, I sought out a little-known independent film that made its festival rounds in 2016: The Void. I had heard a lot of buzz, many of whom said it was a return to ‘80s horror, like an adult version of Stranger Things. I heard from some sources that it was the best John Carpenter film he neve...

Staffer Reviews: Rent

Staffer Reviews: Rent

Haley Robins, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2017

Growing up in the time before aux cords and Bluetooth, I was always listening to CDs in the car with my family. They got me a CD called “Broadway Kids: Back on Broadway.” Basically, it was basically Kidz Bop for Broadway (but I promise, it was much better). My parents played this CD for me all the...

Staffer Reviews: Planet Earth II

Staffer Reviews: Planet Earth II

Miles Bolton, Business Manager

March 17, 2017

This February, the sequel to the 2006 record-breaking documentary series, Planet Earth, premiered on BBC America to near-universal praise. Planet Earth II is the long-awaited se quel to Planet Earth. In 2006 the series brought nature documentaries to the big screen in an unprecedented way, drawing milli...

Entertainment Editor Reflects on the Best Movies of 2016

Entertainment Editor Reflects on the Best Movies of 2016

Johnny Mocny, Entertainment Editor

March 14, 2017

I know this is pretty late, but when it comes to being a proper film critic, one must take the time to see as much as the can before making final judgement. For some reason, I still have yet to see Martin Scorsese’s Silence or the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea or a few other acclaimed gems from last year. M...

Staffer Reviews Local BBQ Joint

Staffer Reviews Local BBQ Joint

Ben Hopper, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2017

In the heart of Old Town Lansing lies one of the city’s strongest ties to southern cookery, Meat Southern B.B.Q. and Carnivore Cuisine. Food smoked for hours, endless sauce variety and one of the best decorated restaurants in Lansing makes Meat the place to eat. I have been to Meat several ti...

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