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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,...

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
March 23, 2015
Filed under Leisure

In 1764, twelve years before the Declaration of Independence was signed, a group of Irish soldiers marched up Fifth Avenue on March 17 to display their prolific pride of faith, heritage and culture. What may have originally seemed to be an irrelevant and insignificant display, lead to what is now one...

SpongeBob: Sponge Out Of Water A Crowd Pleaser

SpongeBob: Sponge Out Of Water A Crowd Pleaser

Joseph Ocasio, Impact Correspondent
March 17, 2015
Filed under Movies and Television

  Has it really been 16 years since SpongeBob first came into existence and became a pop culture icon over night by the Nickelodeon Television network? Man, I remember watch the show all the way to my junior year in high school. Practically everyone I knew loved SpongeBob. Whether you were a...

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

Joseph Ocasio
March 17, 2015
Filed under Leisure

Back in 2011, Nintendo revisited the 1998 classic, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and re-released on the then new 3DS. This was later followed by speculations and fan-demands to release Ocarina’s sequel, Majora’s Mask. Four years later, Nintendo has listened to its fans and re-released the...

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
March 10, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment, Featured Entertainment, Movies and Television

While millions of people tuned into the coveted Paris Fashion Week this March, there were two runway-walkers who may have stolen the spotlight and the story of the entire event. Clad in pieces from Valentino Garavani’s 2015 fall collection, Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and fellow male model Hansel...

2015 Oscars A Platform For Outspoken Stances

2015 Oscars A Platform For Outspoken Stances

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
March 4, 2015
Filed under Movies and Television

The most highly anticipated event in show biz took place on Feb. 22—the Oscars. This year marked the 87th annual celebration. Millions of people tune in to this annual celebration every year. From the red carpet to the extravagant dresses to the controversial performances, the Oscars never cease to...

SNL Looks Back

SNL Looks Back

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
February 18, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Movies and Television

  Studio 8H is a regular production studio as much as it is a Mecca for every pop-culture icon over the past forty years. It has housed actors, comedians, musicians, and athletes of the highest stature. While entertainment royalty has always been welcomed to the studio, they have also always...

Take A Seat, Kanye

Take A Seat, Kanye

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
February 10, 2015
Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Music

Over the past two decades there has not been a rock artist as prolific and eccentric as Beck. Bek David Campbell, or more commonly referred to as Beck, has been playing music since the mid 80’s; he became internationally famous in the early 90’s with the release of what would become a cult-classic,...

Sam Smith to Share Writing Credit With Tom Petty

Sam Smith to Share Writing Credit With Tom Petty

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
February 9, 2015
Filed under Music

“Think outside the box." A common mantra instilled in the minds of thinkers for centuries. While the popular slogan is easily accessible and understandable, it is undoubtedly more easily said than done. It has been preached to scientists, sculptors, and painters—artists of all crafts—and passed...

American Sniper: The Truth Behind ‘The Legend’

American Sniper: The Truth Behind ‘The Legend’

John Principio, Entertainment Editor
February 3, 2015
Filed under Featured Entertainment, Movies and Television

*Spoiler Alert* Over the past few weeks, box offices around the world have been booming with sales due to the release of American Sniper late in 2014. While the film is riveting, thrilling, and at times heart wrenching, it is also exaggerated and misleading. The film captures the life of Navy...

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