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What to look forward to: Movies still to come in 2015

Written by Stuart Price, Staff Writer This year has brought many entertaining flicks, but there’s still some time left for studios to squeeze in a few more. Here’s a short list of some the movies that are set to make big screen appearances soon. Legend Tom Hardy plays twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious English ...

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‘Fallout 4’ Review

Written by Stella Henderson, Photo Editor and Jefferson LeBlanc, Multimedia Editor War never changes, but the “Fallout” series has seen a lot of changes over the past decade. When “Fallout” was first created by Black Isle Studio, later known as Obsidian, it was a tactical turned based RPG blended with many elements from the popular Sierra point-and-click  games of the ...

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New app allows people to rate others habits

Written by Terrance Johnson, Staff Writer The idea of rating people has caused a buzz in the media recently, with the establishment of the Peeple app. Peeple will allow people to “rate and comment about the people you interact with in your daily lives,” according to Julia Cordray, CEO of Peeple. Corday is accompanied by co-founder Nicole McCullough. “People do ...

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Sit and Stand: A new way to help crutch users

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Staff Writer Many people who have used crutches have had a number of complaints and problems. Traditional crutches can leave irritated red patches of skin on your underarms, they can be quite tiring to use, and they make it difficult to do anything with your hands.  Luckily for those injured, life will become much easier and ...

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New smart kegel pairs with phones to help women exercise ‘lady parts

Written by LaShawn Oglesby, College Life Editor There’s now a smart kegel women can use that pairs with their phones known as kGoal. The interactive training system exercises the pelvic floor in women. kGoal was designed to be used by various body types and anatomies. During testing, kGoal was found to be comfortable for use in 95 percent of the women ...

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Teens’ condom detects STD

Written by Carlius Williams, Staff Writer Three British teens have proposed an idea for a new type of condom that could detect sexually transmitted diseases.  The proposal won the trio a prize in the U.K. The teens, 13-year-old Muaz Nawaz, and 14-year-old Daanyaal Ali and Chirag Shah, said that the idea came to them after discovering how big of a problem ...

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Weekly Weird: Gene altering allows two men to concieve

Written by Jordan Barela, Editor-in-Chief Who says only a man and a woman can conceive a baby anymore? According to a paper published in Cell, a research paper publisher, two men could possibly be able to have a baby together in the near future. No, men will not be able to physically carry a baby for nine months (a few women ...

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The Visit Review: The most comedic terror of the year

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor Night Shyamalan, the same director who brought us “The Sixth Sense” brings us yet another psychological thriller with “The Visit”. It may not be the scariest movie of 2015, but it can’t be denied that it is definitely a good, entertaining movie that will have your cheeks hurting from laughing. You’ll constantly have to ...

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College-based music app offers free music to students

Written by Tatyana Phelps, Managing Editor We’re college students, so most of us aren’t rich. Yet, a lot of us love music and can’t always afford to pay for a monthly subscription. How can we have all the access to the music we want without breaking the bank? There’s a new free music app that’s combining easy access to unlimited ...

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Kingdom Hearts 2.9? So close, yet so far to Kingdom Hearts 3

Written by Stella Henderson, Photo Editor It’s been three years since The Kingdom Hearts franchise has released a new game and eight years for a non-hand held console. With this year’s E3 event, Square Enix showed snippets of what was to come for Kingdom Hearts three and a mobile phone game, Kingdom Hearts: Unchained. At the Disney D23 expo in ...

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