Sunday, May 22, 2022

Review: I can’t get enough of FromSoftware’s ‘Elden Ring’

After almost 20 hours of playtime, I can safely say that “Elden Ring” lives up to the cult-like response it’s receiving. A couple of days...

We don’t want Sportsmates in ‘Nintendo Switch Sports.’ Wii want Miis

Even if you’ve never touched a Wii, you’ve probably seen Miis before. These avatars were all the rage in the 2000s - and contrary...

Will Smith’s slap does not represent Christian values

On March 27, Will Smith went onstage at the 2022 Oscars and slapped Chris Rock, then yelled, “keep my wife’s name out your f***ing...

Homophobic and transphobic bills have no place in law

On March 28, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Parental Rights in Education Bill, which changes the state’s primary education. This bill is being...

Review: ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ falls victim to its own cursed energy

“Jujutsu Kaisen 0” is just as the title suggests - a zero. “Jujutsu Kaisen” took the anime world by storm after its release in October...

Amazon worker union is a step forward for all workers

On Friday, 2,654 workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, N.Y., voted to become Amazon’s first union. While you may not work at...

Review: ‘Kirby and the Forgotten Land’ is an all round good time

There are no bad Kirby games - only games ranging from good to excellent. “Kirby and the Forgotten Land,” the franchise’s first major 3D...

Disney’s ‘inspiring content’ can’t substitute real change

On March 8, Disney CEO Bob Chapek sparked controversy with a middling response to Florida’s Senate passing the Parental Rights in Education bill, which...

Social media has detrimental effects on young adults

I cannot fall asleep at night without at least 30 minutes of Reddit consumption. It’s an addiction, an obsession, and a tool. As an avid...

Trans people don’t need your uninformed takes on athletes

Before I begin to deconstruct hateful and transphobic falsehoods, I must point out that the suicide attempts and success rates for trans peoples in...

Opinion: How will the Cardinals fare now that baseball is back?

Baseball is back! After a 99-day lockout - twice the length of National Football League superstar Tom Brady’s retirement - the Major League Baseball...

Everybody has opinions, and I want to hear yours

I can go on about the self-improvement and section variety, but if there’s one reason you should join the Journal staff, it’s the sense...

Fighting games are the ultimate genre of competitive esports

Fighting games emphasize players’ individuality. Everything starts and stops with you and the character you take into the ring. The world of competitive esports has...
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Biden’s proposal to increase police funding isn’t right for St. Louis

When choosing between militarization and investing in the city’s future, the answer is obvious: prioritize human investment. During President Joe Biden’s State of the Union...

If Nintendo isn’t obligated to preserve games, we’ll do it ourselves

As I read Nintendo’s FAQ page about the 3DS and Wii U eShop closing, I accepted the hard truth I always knew, but never...

Review: ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ fails as ‘requel’ cash-grab

Some horror films, with their stylish and superior creative direction, can make murderous violence cinematically tasteful. That’s not the case here. “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” (2022),...