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South Park: From TV to RPG

March 14, 2014

Platforms: PC (Steam, UPlay store, Retail), Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Genre: RPG Developer: Obsidian Entertainment and South Park Digital Studios Pu...

Norman (Freddie Highmore) waits outside his house. Photo courtesy of A&E at aetv.com.

Review: Bates Motel: “Shadow of a Doubt,” A little spring cleaning

March 12, 2014

Episode Grade: B- After “Bates Motel” opened last week with a tense season premiere, this week’s “Shadow of a Doubt” left much to be desired. It seemed the sole purpose of the episode was ...

“300: Rise of an Empire” has plenty of blood and action and that’s about it

Maddy Mesa

March 7, 2014

Greek men are not the only ones fighting a war for full of blood and vengeance. The women of “300: Rise of an Empire” are just as skilled and powerful in this overly dramatic side-quel (both prequel and sequel). Taking place before, during and after the events in the first film, “300: Rise of an Empire” shows the backstory of how the god-king Xerxes (R...

Bates Motel: “Gone But Not Forgotten,” Death and Dysfunction

Cristina Solorzano

March 6, 2014

Episode Grade: A “Bates Motel” may have been on break for the past year but it certainly hasn’t been forgotten. Season two of the ingenious contemporary prequel series based off of Alfred Hitchcock’s horror-defining classic “Psycho” begins exactly where it left off--within the fractured memory of the young Norman Bates (Freddie Highmo...

Raising awareness through amusement: Comedians Scott Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah talk Middle Eastern peace

Olivia Sheets

February 28, 2014

If you were to stand up for peace, would you do it in purple sneakers? That’s what Scott Blakeman chose to do at Tuesday night’s Program Board comedy event Stand Up for Peace. But that’s not the most interesting part of the two comedians, Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah. Nor is it that Blakeman is from Brooklyn and Obeidallah from New Jersey. No....

“RoboCop” is neither new nor improved, but it doesn’t deserve to be scrapped completely

“RoboCop” is neither new nor improved, but it doesn’t deserve to be scrapped completely

February 17, 2014

  It’s another year and another chance for studios to reintroduce popular movies from thirty years ago with better special...

Not with a bang but with a blow: FAU Condom Olympics’ Closing Ceremony

Maddy Mesa and Cristina Solorzano

February 15, 2014

The condom olympics came to an end Friday with the extinguishing of the condom-decorated torch around noon in Traditions Plaza. Members of the five competing teams -- each made up of at least four students -- had their points tallied from earlier events they won this week like condom bingo and sex ed trivia. The winning teams--Don’t Pho With Us, The Gold Ones a...

Mohammed Emran  |  Contributing Photographer

From left to right: Alana Chiyembekeza (Sophomore, Pre-Nursing), Shaamonde Joseph (Senior, Health Admin), Bryanna Johnson (Sophomore, Exercise Science), and Keanna Bell (Junior, Public Management) are enjoying themselves during the competition.

Think with your other head: Sex Trivia Night

February 14, 2014

Would you be willing to admit how much you know (or don’t) about sex? The Condom Olympics continued Thursday night as FAU’s...