Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Biden’s stutter is not dementia and it’s definitely not a joke

In her first speech after the 2020 presidential election, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced Joe Biden as “a man with a big heart.” In...

I can’t enjoy ‘Elden Ring’ and the Soulsborne series

I like many video games, usually those that tell a good story, have fun mechanics or are very easy to play when I need...

Stop buying clothes from brands that use sweatshops

Written by Kenya Rosabal Sweatshops are a factory or workshop, especially in the clothing industry, where workers are employed at very low wages for long...

Ted Bundy should not be idolized

     Zac Efron, the man that brought us such earth-shattering performances as “High School Musical” heartthrob Troy Bolton and lovable frat boy Teddy...
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The internet is fighting to bring back ‘Marvel vs Capcom 2’

All fans can do now is wait to see what happens and continue to show support with #FreeMVC2. The fighting game community has a mission:...

Kamala Harris is a prison abolitionist’s worst nightmare

Kamala Harris spent 27 years enforcing laws that target Black and brown communities through mass incarceration. These laws include the “three strikes law” implemented...

A modern example of appeasement

Iran's nuclear program is a fire that needs to be extinguished.

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...

OPINION: St. Louis-area food deserts clearly demonstrate systemic racism

So often we take for granted where our food comes from. If you live in South St. Louis County like I do, I’m betting...

It’s time to decolonize yoga

To my white friends who wish to continue practicing yoga, I encourage visiting the site DecolonizingYoga.com to learn specific methods on how to decolonize...

Ned Fulmer’s ‘wife guy’ persona falls apart after scandal

On Sept. 26, the internet was in a frenzy over Try Guys member Ned Fulmer and his revealed infidelity to his wife, Ariel Fulmer....

Can ‘Nickelodeon All Star Brawl’ survive the golden age of platform fighters?

There’s a great game at its core, but Nickelodeon needs to properly support it. Despite the unprecedented attention surrounding it, “Nickelodeon All Star Brawl” has...

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...

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...

The ‘good guy with a gun’ narrative doesn’t prevent violence

After the most recent shooting at Oxford High School, I looked at numerous anecdotes and research which highlights the pitfalls of the “good guy...

A sport of sorts: Should chess be considered a sport?

Assistant multimedia editor Joshua Coppenbarger and staff writer Andy Arb debate on whether or not chess qualifies as a "sport."