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Arts Calendar: March 2019

Arts Calendar: March 2019

By Hannah Keating and Christopher Payne

March 4, 2019

  "Chicago Nights" Odyssey Dance Theater Feb. 27, March 1, 7, 9 The Odyssey Dance Theater will bring Chicago to life in the midst of the roaring twenties with “Chicago Nights.” Prepare yourself for the mobsters, violence and jazz of the 1920s presented through dance. This work is dir...

Gaming Corner: ‘Far Cry New Dawn’

Gaming Corner: ‘Far Cry New Dawn’

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor

February 27, 2019

For Starters In "Far Cry 3," the character Vaas says, “Insanity is doing the exact same thing over and over again, expecting sh*t to change.” By its own definition, Ubisoft’s “Far Cry” series has proven itself entirely mad. Every game — whether it takes place in Africa, tropical Pacific islands, the Himal...

The Gaming World Meets Title IX: Paving the Way for Women in Esports

The Gaming World Meets Title IX: Paving the Way for Women in Esports

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor

February 24, 2019

  With an average viewership of 98.2 million people, this year’s Super Bowl LIII was the least-watched Super Bowl in 11 years. Even if you add up all viewers across in-home televisions and official streaming sites — and then add an estimated 12 million for those watching at sports bars ...

Gaming Corner: ‘Apex Legends’

Gaming Corner: ‘Apex Legends’

By Yixin Song

February 22, 2019

  I was running down the hill when the circle started closing in. Only three people (including me) left in the match. The stakes had never been higher. I saw one enemy running into the house across the street. Slid up against the wall, I activated my "ultimate," which created a transportation ...

Equality in EAE: The Fight for Female Representation

Equality in EAE: The Fight for Female Representation

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor

February 12, 2019

  Riot Games, the company behind the popular video game “League of Legends,” has been through a storm of controversy this past year. Last November, two employees filed a class-action lawsuit against the company on the grounds of gender discrimination. The move came shortly after the video...

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...

Crimson Gaming Celebrates the Release of “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey”

Crimson Gaming Celebrates the Release of “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey”

By Marshall Falkner

October 9, 2018

  On Oct. 5, Ubisoft teamed up with the University of Utah’s Crimson Gaming club to host an “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey” launch party. There, I played the first two hours of the newest Assassin’s Creed. It was an enjoyable casual event where Crimson Gaming hosted stations for playin...

Console-nation King

Console-nation King

By Marshall Falkner

September 11, 2018

Living in the dorms can be boring. When you’re not working or hanging out with friends, you may have nothing to do. If you’re looking to spend some disposable income on video games, well, one, you’re a crazy person because you have tuition to pay, and two, why are you here? The internet has ever...

Fall and Holiday Video Game Releases

Fall and Holiday Video Game Releases

By Marshall Falkner

September 1, 2018

We’re coming up on that time of year that game publishers toss out the games that they've previously announced, which usually hold releases for the third and fourth quarter to focus on the holiday season. For those of you who don’t care or are not paying attention, I'm going to go through the ...

Should Video Games Be Considered Art?

Should Video Games Be Considered Art?

By Marshall Falkner

July 9, 2018

If you’ve read here for a while, you’ll know that I write a lot about video games. It’s something I have loved since I was young and have come to appreciate so much more in my teenage years. I’m passionate about video games and hope to make one or help make one, just as much as I want to mak...

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