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Interdimensional Genetics: A Guide to the Mortys of the Multiverse

Interdimensional Genetics: A Guide to the Mortys of the Multiverse

Rafael Baez, Assistant Copy Desk Chief
January 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Video Games

You walk through the grass, your backpack filled with all the healing items you could afford. You’re reading the signposts filled with helpful tips as you look for something worth catching.

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New Year, New Games: Students and staff pick their most-anticipated games of 2016

New Year, New Games: Students and staff pick their most-anticipated games of 2016

Brittany Ferrendi and Richard Finkel
January 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

We live in the golden age of gaming, where developers compete with one another to push the boundaries of possibility. Here we’ve mapped out what video games students and UP staff are looking forward to most in 2016.

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Review: “Jurassic World” is a Tricera-Flop

Review: “Jurassic World” is a Tricera-Flop

Morgan Nimmons, Contributing Writer
June 17, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

SPOILER ALERT: The article below contains information about the movie, “Jurassic World,” that those who have not seen it may not want revealed. RATING: 3 stars out of 5 The fourth installment of the “Jurassic Park” franchise, starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt, “Jurassic World,... Read more »

Review: Trying to figure out what “art” is at the 2015 Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

Review: Trying to figure out what “art” is at the 2015 Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

Johan Sebastian, Contributing Writer
April 26, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

As I walked past the fancy cheese and the “free” wine with the modest $3 suggested donation sign last Thursday, April 23, “Chromis”— a thesis exhibition where graduating art students show off their work as part of their final grade —was taking place in the Ritter Art Gallery. Surrounded by project... Read more »

“Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” video game gains popularity in America

“Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” video game gains popularity in America

David Dunleavy, Contributing Writer
March 29, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories, Video Games

efeating towering monsters such as giant crabs, mythical beasts and majestic dragons with skills and strategies as a hunter is what Capcom’s “Monster Hunter” video game series is all about. “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate” — the eighth and newest game of the series — was released in North Am... Read more »

Why Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery is scoring attention from students

Why Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery is scoring attention from students

Payton Frank, Contributing Writer
February 17, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

Warm lighting, soft pillows and the intoxicating smell of sweet smoke aren’t the only tantalizing traits upon entering the doors of Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery in Boca. While a vast assortment of loose-leaf teas line behind the bar and artwork created by locals adorn the walls, live performance... Read more »

Don’t Wine

Don’t Wine

Sydney Gabel, Contributing Writer
December 7, 2014
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

FAU’s Living Room Theaters are a foodie’s perfect secret. What most students don’t realize is you don’t have to catch a movie to access their cafe. It’s located in the Culture and Society Building between Parliament Hall and Glades Park Towers. If you are tired of the cafe and The Burrow is c... Read more »

The South Florida Six-pack

The South Florida Six-pack

Jillian Melero, News Editor
December 5, 2014
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

While fall for some people means a trip to the pumpkin patch or bonfires with friends and family, here in South Florida, we’re lucky to get an iced pumpkin spiced latte and a “cold front” (any temperature below 79 degrees) that lasts more than three days. Sometimes it takes a little something... Read more »

Burrow Weight

Burrow Weight

Johan Sebastian, Contributing Writer
December 3, 2014
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

In college, everyone is always hungry and money is always an issue. Whether you’re a finance major who methodically budgets every expense or a philosophy major who just needs something to nibble on while deciphering 2,000- year-old texts, no one wants to be ripped off when buying food. So we... Read more »

This Year’s Owl Prowl Concert comes at a price

This Year’s Owl Prowl Concert comes at a price

Bibi Patel, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2014
Filed under Music, Top Stories

This year’s Owl Prowl Homecoming concert on Oct. 29 at the Student Union Outdoor Stage features Jay Sean, T-Pain and DJ Skribble. Program Board director Trevor Lewis explains that the Homecoming concert “plays a vital role in uniting the student body.” “We’re able to come together and root ... Read more »

“The Skeleton Twins,” playing now at the Living Room Theaters, gets 4 out 5 stars

“The Skeleton Twins,” playing now at the Living Room Theaters, gets 4 out 5 stars

Stacey Pasternak, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2014
Filed under Movies, Reviews, Top Stories

“The Skeleton Twins” opened at FAU’s Living Room Theaters on Friday, Sept. 26. The 7:40pm showing that night was a sell-out. The movie revolves around estranged twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader), who coincidentally (and a little too ironically) tried to kill themselves on the ... Read more »

Review: “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is all style and no substance

Review: “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is  all style and no substance

Wade Patrick Sheridan, Contributing Writer
August 30, 2014
Filed under Movies, Reviews, Top Stories

Jumping from the pages of creator Frank Miller’s original graphic novel and back onto the big screen after a ten-year hiatus, “Sin City” once again visually impresses with its uncanny, black and white graphic novel aesthetic. Panel by panel, Frank Miller's dark neo - noir world is brought to li... Read more »