Sunday, January 16, 2022

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...

There’s a lot to anticipate in 2022, so here’s what I’m looking forward to

Here are a few things happening in 2022 that I am excited about. Like we all said after 2020, 2021 was quite the year. With...

McCarthyism and anti-communism remains in the US government

When Saule Omarova was questioned during her hearing, she wasn’t asked about policy or anything relevant to the position. She was asked if she...

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...

‘Guilty Gear Strive’ deserved the Game Award for best soundtrack

"Guilty Gear Strive" sells the player on the world of Guilty Gear, while delivering a timeless collection of music for the players and people...

I wished for remakes and I regret my life’s choices

Having loved games since childhood, there are many games I wished would get a sequel, remake or port. Apparently, I made those wishes on...

Horror films shine light on religion’s dark side, but rarely show the good it...

While watching "Midnight Mass," I asked myself questions like, “What is up with the depiction of religious practices within horror media?” The October spooky season...

Final update for ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ won’t turn over a new leaf

If you enjoy “New Horizons,” I’m ecstatic that you’ve found joy in something I haven’t. For some players, the Oct. 15 Animal Crossing Direct broadcast...
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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:...
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This Republic isn’t very democratic. We must change that

Puerto Rican citizens are U.S. citizens, but they cannot vote for their head of state. That is fundamentally unjust and undemocratic. In polarizing times, one...
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OK, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ wasn’t THAT good

At no point does Shang-Chi prove himself to be a hero we should root for, outside the bare minimum requirement of defeating the antagonist. Superhero...

Texas abortion ban is unjust

Abortions have always been a thing, and if people don’t go to a doctor, they will try to figure it out for themselves. This...

‘Pokemon GO’ community stands up for accessibility and safety

Although Niantic believed the increased radius would discourage exploration, it encouraged players to visit previously inaccessible locations from a respectful and safe distance. Niantic’s controversial...

Cuba should be freed from United States embargo

It’s time for the U.S. to end its economic assault on Cuba. What are everyday Americans gaining from imposing hardships on a nation of...

The struggle between communism and individualism in the United States

Where capitalism says “every man for himself,” communism directs us to leave no man behind. In the United States, it's no secret that the word...

FedEx shooting shows Sikh struggle in US

Sikh hate is linked to a multitude of structures, including colonization, white supremacy, Islamophobia and anti-Asian hate. TW: Contains issues of mass violence and...