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  • The ESRB and Loot Boxes
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    The ESRB and Loot Boxes

    By Joshua Rigsby, Editor

    April 10, 2018

    The ESRB was founded on September 16, 1994 in response to the controversy of games such as Night Trap and Mortal Kombat. It is classified as an American self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings to consumer video games. Recently, the ESRB has found itself in the line of fire for its pitiful attempt at classifying loot boxes after the consumer protection fiasco that was EA’s...

  • The Birds of the Masters

    The Birds of the Masters

    By Eric Myskowski, Assistant Reporter

    April 10, 2018

    Anyone watching the Masters on TV would notice the birds singing in the background. Even though many, if not all of these sounds are artificially put in, the songs are still of birds that live in the region. Over two-thirds of the songs are from the Northern Cardinal. This is the same red cardinal many people know of, a denizen of thickets and shrubby backyards. It has a very musical song that is to...

  • The Mystery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

    The Mystery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

    By Eric Myskowski, Assistant Reporter

    April 3, 2018

    The Lord God Bird, Holy Grail Bird, and King of Woodpeckers, are all names for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. It is a woodpecker the may live in deep, virtually impenetrable, old-growth swamps and bottomland forests of the southeast. Last definitively seen in the Signer Tract of Louisiana before it was logged in the 1940s, its presence now remains a mystery. The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker is the largest...

A Closer Look at the Recent Open Houses
Why Students Must Attend College to Access their Spiritual Side

Why Students Must Attend College to Access their Spiritual Side

November 30, 2017

To people who swear that school lacks any importance, I am here to convince you to go to further your education. As a successful pool technician, I have realized that I have attained my success only because of having gone to college. Of all the many things I have learned at college, from my talents t...

Why Do People Believe Halloween Is So Scary?

Why Do People Believe Halloween Is So Scary?

October 31, 2017

Over the past millennia, the date October 31st has always held in special place in the eyes of the West. Originally an agricultural holiday emphasizing the closeness of the earth with the spirit world, All Hallows’ Eve has long evoked fear and mistrust. This is especially true in the modern era, i...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Mr. McGrath
XNN Merger
Xavier Music Shines at Festival
The ESRB and Loot Boxes
Nintendo Switch: One Year In
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Classic Critique
The Decline of NFL TV Ratings
Uconn Football: The Return of Randy Edsall
The ESRB and Loot Boxes
Nintendo Switch: One Year In
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Classic Critique
Why Non-Members Should Not Have to Pay Union Dues
Mr. Kieda: Xavier’s Secret Fortnite Legend
Why Students Must Attend College to Access their Spiritual Side
Brothers In Turmoil as Railroad Club Takes over Basement Swimming Pool
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