Book Review: "Written in Red"

Ryan Mendoza
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Oct 29, 2018
"Written in Red" is an urban fantasy novel by Anne Bishop. The story takes place in a world where humans grow into a world along side a race of…Others. The Others, terre indigene,or earth natives. The title isn’t important. Among the humans also live the cassandra sangue,or blood prophets, who hold the power to see into the future when their skin is cut. Meg Corbyn is one of these cassandra sangue.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 8

Origins of Halloween celebrations in the United States

Virginia Spicknall
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Oct 29, 2018
Although the U.S. adopted its own form of celebration, many of the Halloween traditions citizens participate in today can be traced back to their origins. Whether we observe Halloween the way we do today because of the Celts, the Irish, the English or whoever else, for centuries it has brought joy to the hearts of many all across the country.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 8

YouTube Reviews: "Trash Talk"

Doorvesh Santbakshsing
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Oct 29, 2018
Welcome to TechNews’ "YouTube Reviews," the most inconsistent segment on the newspaper. I have been following Gary Vaynerchuck for about a year now on social media. He is pretty much unavoidable if you are trying to start your own business, as he has bought a lot of key ad-sense words, such that if you look for how to work on specific aspects of a business, you will get Vaynerchuck’s content.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 8

Video game overview: “Fallout 76”

Ethan Castro
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Oct 22, 2018
“Fallout 76” holds the distinction of being Bethesda Game Studios’ first online multiplayer game. For the first time in the developer’s history, they are developing an open-world experience that players will explore in real-time with others in a dynamic online experience. Whether to team up in a party of four and explore together or to pick fights with each other in hostile shootouts, “Fallout 76” will be a very experimental foray by the developer, combining their tried and true open-world formula with the unpredictable and chaotic nature of online player interaction.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 7

Game Review: "Jackbox Party Pack 5"

Ryan Mendoza
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Oct 22, 2018
Wednesday, October 17 marked the release of "Jackbox Party Pack 5." For anyone who hasn't played any "Jackbox" game before, all you need to know that it is a collection of party games meant to be played in group settings for the simple sake of having some fun. With this release, there are some fascinating new installments to this already amazing franchise:
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2018 - Fall - Issue 7

Taylor Swift breaks political silence, prompts voter registration spike

Ethan Castro
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Oct 15, 2018
Call it what you want, but the celebrity figures we may idealize and blindly following in our daily lives are just like us: trying to find a place in this world. They are people, too, and people (and their political stances) change on a very regular basis. Swift’s primary message that she chose to speak now is one of keeping your eyes open and making your own informed decisions. Simply adapting your political views to match your favorite singer is a treacherous path.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 6