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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 50: ‘The Twilight Zone’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 50: ‘The Twilight Zone’

By Marshall Falkner

April 21, 2019

  "There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. This ...

Our Favorite Campus Eats for the Starving Student

Our Favorite Campus Eats for the Starving Student

By Madge Slack, Palak Jayswal, Josh Petersen, Marshall Falkner, Abigail Raasch, Alaikia Marielle, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Yixin Song, Ray Gill, and Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

April 3, 2019

  It's a well-known fact that food is necessary for survival. However, until the age of nearly 18, and sometimes older, we don't control this all-important factor in our success as a species. Our food is cultured, prepared and served to us by various forms of authority: parents, cafeteria ladies,...

Gaming Corner: ‘WarGroove’

Gaming Corner: ‘WarGroove’

By Marshall Falkner

March 30, 2019

  In the world of gaming, there is a niche market that has a dedicated fanbase — tactics games. These games, including “Fire Emblem,” “Final Fantasy Tactics” or “Valkyria Chronicles” are strategy games, similar to chess or Go Fish, where decision-making is the determining factor of whethe...

The Caffeine Cryptid

The Caffeine Cryptid

By Marshall Falkner

March 18, 2019

  Coffee. The lifeblood of most college students. Whether you are an actor going to a late-night rehearsal, a med student beginning your residency or a mathematics major finishing a final proof before giving into the sweet release of sleep, coffee is important. But for those of you who do not know, follow...

Opening Up the Oscars: ‘A Star is Born’ Brings the Classic Romance to a New Generation

Opening Up the Oscars: ‘A Star is Born’ Brings the Classic Romance to a New Generation

By Marshall Falkner

February 23, 2019

  Warning: This review contains spoilers for "A Star is Born."  "A Star is Born," directed by Bradley Cooper, has been nominated for a number of Oscars, including Best Picture, Lead Actor (Bradley Cooper), Lead Actress (Lady Gaga), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography and Original Song (for "Sh...

To Binge or Not to Binge 43: ‘Carmen Sandiego’

To Binge or Not to Binge 43: ‘Carmen Sandiego’

By Marshall Falkner

February 13, 2019

  “Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?” was a PBS game show back in the ’90s, where kids answered trivia questions about geography, wildlife and history, received clues to guess the whereabouts of a criminal and eventually had a chance to hunt down the elusive character Carmen Sandiego....

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 41: ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 41: ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’

By Marshall Falkner

February 4, 2019

  I know it has been a while, but think back to elementary school — those days when the TV cart would roll out and everyone gathered around criss-cross apple sauce, ready to learn. I remember losing my mind with my classmates, specifically to shows like "Eyewitness" and "School House Rock." But no...

Games Worth Playing: ‘Sundered’

Games Worth Playing: ‘Sundered’

By Marshall Falkner

January 25, 2019

  You guard your face as a sand storm rages. You push forward, rocky spires and broken stone structures just barely visible around you, breaching the desert sands. And there it is, the purple light you’ve been following, hovering just above you, the shadowy lines that define an invisible chapel...

Binge Bytes: ‘The White Vault’ and ‘Lake Clarity’

Binge Bytes: ‘The White Vault’ and ‘Lake Clarity’

By Marshall Falkner

January 18, 2019

  If you know anything about my choice in podcasts, it’s that I love them spooky — “Darkest Night” and “The No Sleep Podcast” are both in my top-five favorites. If you’re a horror fan like me, there are two more podcasts worth adding to your feed. “The White Vault” is a horr...

The Holy War For People Who Don’t Like Football

The Holy War For People Who Don’t Like Football

By Marshall Falkner

November 24, 2018

  Here on campus, one of our biggest events of the year is known as the Holy War, a massive football game that has the University of Utah go up against Brigham Young University. The Holy War has been a university tradition since 1896. The rivalry we have with BYU is a long-standing one. The eve...

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