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Disney’s greatest disappointment: the Sorcerer’s Arena

Disney’s greatest disappointment: the Sorcerer’s Arena

By Syeda Rizvi, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

“Disney Sorcerer’s Arena,” an app released on March 24, has an average of 4.7 stars on the app store. I hoped this game would prove to be a worthy activity that would eat up some time during my quarantine. However, like many things in life, the best thing about this app is the way it looks—and ...

Shores Nutrition: meal supplements done correctly

Shores Nutrition: meal supplements done correctly

By Arei Swain, Intern

April 3, 2020

Shores Nutrition, the juice and smoothie bar in Saint Clair Shores, is hidden and hard to locate the first time you visit. However, making the effort to find the restaurant, which may be harder than it seems even with a GPS, is completely worth it.  When you enter the cafe, you are hit with the sme...

The Happy Fits & Honey, Be Well: Concert review

By Gabbi Bielak, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

The Happy Fits with special guest Honey, Be Well was one of the most low-key concerts I've been to. The Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis was a small venue, holding only about 100 people. Tickets were $15 for general admission, and the concert had a standing room only.  Honey, Be Well opened with about seven son...

Apex Legends Assimilation captivates players

By Justin Vaughan, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

“Apex Legends” is redefining what it means to be a battle royale game. Players are dropped onto a map where they must annihilate other players and be the last one standing. The game, which hit 50 million players in one month and is widely considered a rival of iconic “Fortnite,” released its fo...

The Lightning Thief: The Musical thunders into Detroit

By Arzoo Chhaya, Page Editor

March 6, 2019

‘The Lightning Thief,” a musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s book series “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” has begun touring through major cities in America. The musical is set in the era of the first book, “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.” With its energetic cast, well-produc...

Review: On the Basis of Sex

Review: On the Basis of Sex

By Sofia Ketels, Managing Editor

January 23, 2019

“On the Basis of Sex” opened in the way any movie about female empowerment might: a hopeful and determined young woman marching towards her future as her heels click against the pavement. That young woman was Supreme Court Justice and women’s rights advocate Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jo...

Review: Ink Mountains and Mystery

By Jordan Craighead, Business Manager

January 23, 2019

Story game “Ink Mountains and Mystery” (IMM) opens with beautiful music laced with heavy Asian influence and a delicate, well drawn scene of a grassy mountain surrounded by big trees swaying in wind. It looks extremely peaceful and the first impression of this game is that it will be relaxing. ...

Bohemian Rhapsody: a biopic for the ages

Bohemian Rhapsody: a biopic for the ages

By Amelia Nowicki, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2018

How many more ‘Galileos’ could one possibly want? Filled with hilarious zingers, a timeless soundtrack and the tear-jerking reality of life, “Bohemian Rhapsody” brilliantly tells the story of the iconic rock group, ‘Queen’ and their frontman, Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek). The first teas...

Eminem out for revenge with new album

Eminem out for revenge with new album

By Hannah Zalewski, Page Editor

September 19, 2018

In an attempt to defend his name, Eminem released his 11th studio album, ‘Kamikaze’ on August 31. The album is composed of eleven full length songs and two skits. Following his previous album ‘Revival’, Eminem uses this album as a platform to call out any celebrity who had anything bad to ...

New app “Twisty Arrow” hits the bulls eye

New app

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

September 13, 2018

The app “Twisty Arrow” tests both accuracy and patience. This game requires users to shoot a given amount of arrows onto a circle that continuously spins at different speeds as one progresses through the game. As the player advances through the levels, the difficulty changes. At the start of e...

“RFLEX”: intense, high speed quests for high scores

“RFLEX”: intense, high speed quests for high scores

By Colin Haroutunian, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018

Everything about “RFLEX” screams of a game hellbent on examining the breaking point of a player and their reaction time. Taunting those who wish to surpass old scores, failures can prompt “DEAD” to appear on screen. There is no doubt that the upbeat electronic soundtrack and the super sensit...