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Ocarina of Time: A timeless classic

Ocarina of Time: A timeless classic

February 23, 2009

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is, in my opinion, the best game ever made. It revolutionized no...

Health Tips

Mitchell Martin

February 23, 2009

Many people have the false notion that being healthy is just about having big muscles and a thin waist. Being healthy is about much more than that, consisting of, but not limited to, regular physical activity, a balanced diet, an understanding of your emotions, and consistency. Here are a few starter health tips to help ma...

Why are textbooks so expensive?

Andrew Lidwell

February 23, 2009

Traditionally, college students do not have particularly deep pockets. There are fees and fines that must be offered up to the academic gods each semester - be it for the privilege to hunt for a parking space, to be allowed to pay to sign up for a class, or simply a few dollars here and there for miscellaneous funds and se...

Thumbs Up / Thumbs Down

February 23, 2009

THUMBS UP: AirWithout it we couldn't breathe.-Andrew LidwellTHUMBS DOWN: The Watchmen video gameSay what you will, but it's going to be impossible to capture the pacing and story of the comics or the movie in something like a video game.-Andrew LidwellTHUMBS UP: Manual carsI first learned to drive a manual when I was 15 or 16...

The View From Here

Andrew Lidwell

February 23, 2009

I'll take a deep breath to calm myself down here, because this is a blog/column, not a space for me to rant. I will say that if people keep treating the online edition like it's excess baggage to the print edition this paper is going to ultimately fail. Online readers, ESPECIALLY in off weeks, represent a significant portion o...

Trojans Conquer Colts Twice

Mitchell Martin

February 23, 2009

With just over three minutes left in the game, Skyline was down six points and facing elimination from the playoffs before they even got there.On Saturday, Feb. 21 the Cañada Colts hosted the Skyline Trojans in their final game of the season. This was an important game for the Trojans, for a victory would place them in...

In Profile: Justin Piergrossi

In Profile: Justin Piergrossi

February 23, 2009

When most people watch a game of basketball, they're watching for the players. They like to see the co...

Street Fighter 4

Jay Johnson

February 23, 2009

Over a decade after the original, a new Street Fighter was finally released for PS3 and Xbox360. It combines the old school characters and move sets with updated graphics, levels and four new characters, to create a very good fighting game with high replay value. For those of you who haven't heard of Street Fighter, I'll gi...

Equilibrium: Now THIS is sci-fi!

Equilibrium: Now THIS is sci-fi!

February 18, 2009

Despite this movie's debut in late 2002, I hadn't actually seen it until recently. I hadn't actually he...

Mount & Blade stops just short of true freedom

Mount & Blade stops just short of true freedom

February 18, 2009

It's not very often that a game comes along that offers the player true and complete freedom. Many ga...

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