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NEIU to reimburse students for unused services

April 23, 2020

Northeastern Illinois University’s Office of the President announced that NEIU will partially reimbu...

Joe Biden | Democratic presidential candidate

Chronicling Joe Biden’s vendetta against recreational drug use

April 17, 2020

Joe Biden’s stance on cannabis and recreational drug use is not only prehistoric but also needlessly...

Kevin Parker of Tame Impala

Tame Impala releases reimagined version of ‘The Slow Rush’ amid global pandemic

April 6, 2020

Tame Impala, the Australian-based psychedelic rock project founded by Kevin Parker, recently took to ...

Impact of COVID-19 on cannabis industry: Even CDC recommends stocking up on marijuana

Impact of COVID-19 on cannabis industry: Even CDC recommends stocking up on marijuana

April 2, 2020

It was only just a few months ago that Illinoisans lined up by the hundreds, battling the cold weather to pu...

Doja Cat Disco Dream | Edited by Rachel Willard

WATCH: Doja Cat’s ’70s psychedelic disco dream “Say So,” plus check out her latest effort ‘Hot Pink’

March 30, 2020

Society has entered the era of the quarantine as those living through the COVID-19 pandemic are livin...

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Ultra Music Festival Miami postponed to 2021, denies refunds

March 6, 2020

Ultra Music Festival issued an official statement today, postponing the event until 2021 amid concerns...

'Last of Us Part II' developed by Naughty Dog

‘Last of Us Part II’ gets a release date

September 30, 2019

February 21, 2020. That will be the day one of the most beloved games in history gets its sequel, “The Last of Us Part II”(LOU2). Developer Naughty Dog has been on a roll with hit after h...

Kevin Feige

Kevin Feige joining Lucasfilm

September 30, 2019

Kevin Feige is set to work with Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy to craft a tale in that galaxy far far away. If you don’t know Feige by name, you’re probably familiar with his work as he...

Spider-Man back in the MCU

Spider-Man back in the MCU

September 30, 2019

Shortly after the great success that was “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” it was announced that there was...

The ‘Joker’ Controversy

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

September 30, 2019

There has been a fair amount of concern surrounding Todd Phillips’ upcoming film “Joker.” A vocal group, including the families of the victims of mass shooting at a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, found the film to be irresponsible considering today’s political and social climate. Their concer...

NXT TakeOver Toronto

NXT TakeOver Toronto

September 12, 2019

NXT TakeOver gives the WWE a chance to showcase their next generation of superstars. They usually impress the WWE universe more than the main roster. NXT TakeOver Toronto was a day before S...

Daisy Ridley as Rey in Star Wars Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker

Has Rey Turned to the Dark Side?

September 2, 2019

The second trailer for “Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” came out of Disney’s D23 expo and audiences were exposed to the next shocking twist in the “Star Wars...

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