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Peoria movie wonders and blunders: IMAX and ‘IMINIMUM’

There are several theaters close to campus and all have their pros and cons. Instead of ranking theaters from best to worst, I am going to evaluate each theater on a five-point scale for the following criteria: cleanliness, affordability, viewer experience, popularity, proximity to campus…

What is ‘Homestuck?’

Even for the most hardcore fans, explaining what “Homestuck” actually involves is no easy feat. Between its vocabulary, character cast and weird plot shenanigans, “Homestuck” is hardly coherent. That being said, it is the most confusingly brilliant story you could ever encounter. Created by Andrew…

Esports for the Braves

Esports are at the forefront of the next generation of gaming culture here on campus, participated in by individuals with aspirations of becoming a part of a cutting edge legacy. Esports promise noble ideals, but for Bradley, these dreams are not quite a reality. There’s…

The real cost of the digital age

We live in a digital age. There is no doubt about that. Computers incapable of storing even 5 MB of data once occupied giant rooms. Today, even the entry-level iPhone can store over 5,000 pictures and videos. Unlike film, JPEG files do not rot. Unlike…

Peter and the Starcatcher: A Novel Come to Life

After a month of classes, theater season is finally upon us again. The first show of the year is one of the handful I have not seen, and I am thrilled that I can finally add it to my repertoire. “Peter and the Starcatcher” impressed…

Queerleader

I’ve liked girls for as long as I can remember. In elementary school, when I didn’t know what homosexuality was, I convinced myself that my romantic feelings for girls were nothing more that an intense desire to be friends with them. After moving from private…

Cults: a modern crisis

When rising actress and mother of two, Sarah Edmundson, signed up for a five-day seminar in 2005, she hoped the sessions would bring her community, financial agency and a boost for her career. Instead, the “Executive Success Programs,” founded and led by Keith Raniere, were…

‘Final Fantasy VI:’ The paragon of its series

Have you ever wondered what our world would have become if Hitler had won World War II? Are you curious to know how different our lives would be if today’s technology coexisted with magic? Have you ever thought about what you would do if the…

Here We Go Again: Backstage at Mamma Mia!

Eastlight Theatre, a community theaters in the Peoria area, held auditions for “Mamma Mia!” in July. Now, after two months of long and strenuous hours of rehearsals, the cast was finally ready to perform in front of an audience. The production, directed by the talented…

Lana rocks our world with Norman Rockwell

Fall is just around the corner, and Lana Del Ray’s latest album came just in time to transition us from hot girl summer into sad girl autumn. In the spirit of the season, here’s a list of the songs on the album and their “cryability”…

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