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GamePigeon: Say hello to your new battery killer

GamePigeon: Say hello to your new battery killer

Raven Fletcher, Business Manager

December 8, 2016


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In a world of ever-changing technology, the basics are sometimes forgotten. In a survey of 74 students, 56.8 percent said they prefer board games to phone games. To accommodate our on-the-go modern world, some mobile game companies have brought classic games to the world of cellular devices. One mobile...

Body Worlds

Body Worlds

Grace Haworth, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


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One of the highlights of Kansas City this year was the Body Worlds exhibit at Union Station. The exhibit lasted from May 21 to Oct. 23 and attracted people from across the state. It displayed real human cadavers to reveal the beauty and functionality of the human body. The museum began with the d...

Country superstar Kenny Chesney releases new album, “Cosmic Hallelujah”

Country superstar Kenny Chesney releases new album, “Cosmic Hallelujah”

Dirk Beashore, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under A&E, Album Review

Kenny Chesney’s 16th studio album titled “Cosmic Hallelujah” is the typical roller coaster ride that most Chesney albums are. He’ll bring you up and then take you down, just to bring you back up again. He has been able to take his fan base, the “No Shoes Nation,” on mental and emotional journeys...

Generic horror movie fails to meet expectations

Generic horror movie fails to meet expectations

Karli Trumbo, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

“Ouija: Origin of Evil” is a horror thriller that begins in the 1960s household of a scam artist, Alice Zander (Elizabeth Reaser), who pretends to be a psychic in order to help people feel comfort and peace with the loss of loved ones. Zander also manages to raise her two daughters, Lina and Dori...

“Views” by Drake

“Views” by Drake

Grace Haworth, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under A&E, Album Review

Even though Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour is coming to an end, the effects of his album “Views” can still be felt. The collection of 20 unique songs was released on April 29, 2016, and it is going to be listened to for years to come. I, for one, woke up at 2 a.m. the morning of the release to downl...

“22, A Million” by Bon Iver

“22, A Million” by Bon Iver

Abby Neal, Web Editor-In-Chief

October 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, Album Review

In today’s musical landscape, new song releases tend to sound extremely similar, if not exactly the same. Even music labeled alternative begins to blend together, and it’s often hard to imagine the release of a song or album that is truly distinctive. The album “22, A Million” by Bon Iver sh...

True-story action movie offers new perspecive

True-story action movie offers new perspecive

Cailin O'Mara, Managing Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

“War Dogs” takes an original stance on the war on terror and illuminates the lives of those who participate in one of America’s most taboo professions: arms dealing. The plot line follows the lives of David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), two American arms dealers who b...

“Kindly Now” by Keaton Henson

“Kindly Now” by Keaton Henson

Abby Neal, Web Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2016


Filed under A&E, Album Review

The sound of a door closing ends the final song of Keaton Henson’s 2013 album “Birthdays.” Three years later, his album “Kindly Now” begins with the sound of that door opening, symbolizing the artist’s first fully formed work after years of experimentation and inactivity. “Kindly No...

Kansas City on the cheap

Kansas City on the cheap

McKenzie Blevins, Mass Media Student

May 20, 2016


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The Kansas City metro area offers tons of fun activities to enjoy. The metro area is home to some of the hottest destinations in the whole Midwest. For any sightseers with a shoestring budget, Kansas City offers plenty of free adventures. The following list provides places around Kansas City that offer s...

All-you-can-eat sushi restaurant impresses customers with quality, variety and display

All-you-can-eat sushi restaurant impresses customers with quality, variety and display

Abby Neal, Copy Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under A&E, Restaurant Review

Living in landlocked Kansas, sushi isn’t a commonplace dish. However, Sushi Mido in Shawnee provides the perfect place to get delicious sushi at reasonable prices. The exterior of Sushi Mido is, to put it in simple terms, shady. However, a building that looks like Salmonella Central on the outside,...

Saki Asian Restaurant provides one-stop Asian cuisine

Saki Asian Restaurant provides one-stop Asian cuisine

Keegan Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2016


Filed under Restaurant Review

Craving Chinese, but also in the mood for some sushi? Now, thanks to Saki Asian restaurant, you can get both all in one stop. Saki, located in the Barry Woods area of Kansas City, Missouri, offers an eclectic mix of Asian fusion food, including Chinese, sushi, Thai and Vietnamese food. It is fair...

Inspirational family movie makes audience experience wide range of emotions.

Lauren Klapper

April 7, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movie Review

Walking into “Miracles from Heaven,” you know that you are about to see a tear-jerking, heart-warming movie. I never would have thought that this movie was going to make me feel so many different emotions. The movie, which is based on a true story, starts by showing the daily routine of what seems...

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