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New York Comic Con 2015: A Life Without Sleep

New York Comic Con 2015: A Life Without Sleep

Rodney Jones, Impact Staff
October 15, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

At 3:45 a.m., a group of six people rode out, heading towards the 2015 New York Comic Con. Fueled by three hours of sleep, a can of Red Bull, and anticipation, I returned to Comic Con for the second time. My friend Nicholas and I bought our tickets in May, and that itself was a battle. We planned...

DC and Marvel, Enough Movies, Thanks.

DC and Marvel, Enough Movies, Thanks.

John Principio
April 29, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

Every child fantasizes of attaining supernatural powers, fighting criminals and saving the day. Yet, over the past 10-15 years our infantile idols haven’t been presented to child audiences as much as they have been targeted to adults. The trend of superhero blockbusters have seemed to seize all creativity...

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Concludes and Leads to Promising Conference Semi-Final

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Concludes and Leads to Promising Conference Semi-Final

John Principio
April 29, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

The Stanley Cup is the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Only a small percentage of players in the game's history have ever had the privilege to hoist the cup over their head in triumph.   The journey to the cup is an unconceivable endeavor; the best teams lose, and even the best players can crumble...

Record Store Day: A Holiday For Vinyl Enthusiasts

Record Store Day: A Holiday For Vinyl Enthusiasts

Isaac Rouse, Impact Staff
April 26, 2015
Filed under Music

Record Store Day is a special holiday that lands on every third Saturday in April for all audiophiles, collectors, and casual listeners to gather 'round their local record shop and appreciate the fine art of vinyl. Vinyl has once again found popularity amongst younger fans of music, with its admiration...

Mercy Choir to Impact School Identity

Mercy Choir to Impact School Identity

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under Music

Music is something that can’t be justified with a single definition. It is an expression of the soul—a pure and true form of art. Music is one of the most authoritative forces in the universe - it evokes emotion that can’t be extracted in any other way. One of the most powerful and important...

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
April 21, 2015
Filed under Leisure

We have all fantasized about being a hero. We respect the underdog as much as we revere the favorite. The iconic orchestral score in the Rocky films may send an explosive rush of adrenaline through our veins, though may also mislead us to believe that such stories are only told in movies. As early as...

Cultural Fears, Unruly Children, and the Recurring Themes in Horror Films: A Comparison of Child’s Play (1988) and Orphan (2009)

Cultural Fears, Unruly Children, and the Recurring Themes in Horror Films: A Comparison of Child’s Play (1988) and Orphan (2009)

Rashaan Pace, Impact Staff
April 16, 2015
Filed under Movies and Television, True Story

  According to the Holy Bible’s story in Genesis, Chapter 4, which depicts the brutal slaying of Abel by his brother Cain, the concept of violence, in particular, murder is as old as creation. The story suggests that because of sin, the inability to control one’s emotions can lead various per...

The Last & The Curious

The Last & The Curious

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
April 8, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

Almost fifteen years ago moviegoers around the world fell in love with a crew of underground street racers who perform high-speed heists. The gang was lead by Dominic Torretto (Vin Diesel) whose stocky build and baldhead would intimidate anyone, especially Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker), who takes the...

Bieber Deservingly Roasted

Bieber Deservingly Roasted

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
April 1, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

The Comedy Central Roasts are always an entertaining program on the beloved network. The concept is simple, compile a panel of comedians and pop-culture icons and publicly humiliate another celebrity, all for the sake of fun and games, of course. The special has featured some of America’s most cherished...

Game Review: Battlefield: Hardline

Game Review: Battlefield: Hardline

Joseph Ocasio, Impact Correspondent
March 24, 2015
Filed under Leisure

    After the disaster that was Battlefeild 4’s server issues, Electronic Arts has decided to take a page from its competitor, Activision, and allow another studio take the series in a different direction. While Battlefield developer, D.I.C.E, still has a hand working on the title,...

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