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Amazon’s “Jack Ryan” hits more than misses

Amazon Video’s new original series, “Jack Ryan” premiered on Aug. 31 to subscribers. The TV show is loosely based on Tom Clancy’s series of the same name. “Jack Ryan” features John Krasinski of “The Office“ fame as the title character, a CIA intelligence analyst assigned to investigate suspicious financial transactions […]

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No bitter notes in sweetener

Pop star Ariana Grande.  Photo by DeviantArt user LegendaryRonin. Ariana Grande is one of the luckiest women in the world. There’s the insane vocal talent, a successful acting and musical career, and of course, the famous ponytail I could only dream of replicating – all of this is something that […]

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‘Scrubs’ gets love from me

If you know me, you would know I love a good workplace comedy. Especially, if you judge me based on the embarrassing amounts of time I have re-watched “Parks and Recreation.” However, there is one work environment sitcom that I turn to often that is often forgotten. That show is […]

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Big love, big impact

The TTU Department of English and the APO Dramatic Honor society presented the 28th Annual Dorothy Printz Pennebaker Memorial spring production of “Big Love” by Charles Mee from April 5-April 14. Directed by Professor Mark Harry Creter, “Big Love”  is a modern take on “The Suppliants” by Aeschylus. The plot […]

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Omni-con brings nerd culture to Tech

Isaac Wright | Contributor A mix of students and community members gathered in the Millard Oakley STEM center to attend Omni-Con, a pop culture convention organized by Alpha Psi Phi, on March 24. Like most pop culture conventions, Omni-Con hosted a variety of vendors who brought art and crafts themed […]

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‘Survivor’ is still surviving

Imagine the summer of 2000 and sitting down in front of your television screen to watch a show about a group of strangers living on an island and voting each other off so that the sole survivor would win one million dollars. 2000 seems so far away now, here in […]

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‘Sabrina’ is still magical

  Magic, mischief and a talking cat. What more could you want in a 90s teen sitcom? “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” based on the Archie comic of the same name, began its seven season run in 1996. The series took the typical tropes and formula of similar sitcoms like “Boy […]

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It’s a monster world

One of MHW's scariest monsters, Bazelgeuse. Photo owned by Capcom. A few years ago I bought Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U, and I absolutely hated it. Movement was stiff and unresponsive, the menus were cumbersome and bizarrely laid out, areas were divided into sections with tons of […]

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David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ is uncertain

David Byrne always attempts to look at the bigger picture when approaching an album, a song or any of the myriad artistic waters he charts. “American Utopia” is no different, with Byrne himself saying “The title refers not to a specific utopia, but rather to our longing, frustration, aspirations, fears, […]