27 August

Review: Top five video games of 2018

This year has already brought many highly anticipated titles such as “Monster Hunter: World,” and we still have more to come such as “Spider-Man” (Sept. 7), “Red Dead Redemption 2” (Oct. 26) and “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” (Dec. 7). With just a few months away until the end of the year, here are my top […]

26 January

Hollywood mourns the loss of Mary Tyler Moore

Written by Tyler Gibbs, Staff Writer Mary Tyler Moore showed the world that women can accomplish their dreams. On Wednesday, the world lost a beloved female actor known for paving a way for the women that followed in her footsteps. Moore came from a problematic household. After leaving her home in pursuit of a job in […]

14 January

Mariah Carey speaks out on New Year’s Eve performance

Written by Tiana Foster, Staff Writer Mariah Carey has finally spoken out about her taunted New Year’s Eve performance at the Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve concert. After the huge blowout, the famous popstar responded to her fans and viewers via Twitter. She tweeted, “In my own words,” followed by a two minute audio recording […]

18 November

VSU selected as fourth seed heading into playoffs

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer VSU Football is hosting UNC-Pembroke in the first round of the playoffs next Saturday, but they’ve been in playoff mode for weeks. The Blazers ended the regular season on a two game winning streak after an impressive win against West Alabama, which knocked them out of the playoffs and […]

14 November

Twitter snips Vine: Video apps compete for viewers

Written by Cynthia Papailler, Staff Writer With Twitter taking over Vine in 2012, short six-second clips started swarming all forms of social media. The majority of them focus on making us laugh or showing off talents. Many “Vine stars” and comedians got their start on the video platform. It wasn’t long until Vine was everywhere. […]

13 November

The scathing review of the new HillaryDonald Go app

Written by Brian M Williams, Staff Writer   Pokemon GO becomes DonaldHillary GO. “Big Brother Google?” “HillaryDonald Go” is a new mobile app that is a knock-off of the popular “Pokemon Go” game. The app was created by Dartmouth college professors Mikhail Gronas and Joseph Bafumi. Gronas is a professor in digital humanities and Slavic […]

11 November

Social media wields powerful influence in politics

Written by Evelyn Dunn, Staff Writer Social media has brought out a new face for politics, and with this election that will surely go down in the history books. Is it for better or worse? Technology has taken some huge leaps since Obama was re-elected in 2012, so this year’s election has definitely benefited from new […]