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Book Review: “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban”

January 23, 2014

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Michael Parks Contributing Writer Earlier this month, a 14-year-old boy in Pakistan sacrificed his life when he scuffled with a suicide bomber intent on blowing up the boy’s school. The teenager grabbed the bomber, who then detonated his vest. It is reminiscent of another brave Pakistani named Malala Yousafzai, whose...

Jumping into new ‘Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’

December 2, 2013

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Daniel Konicek Contributing Writer “A pirate’s life for me” goes the saying, and for fans of the Assassin’s Creed series, it has indeed become the case. With the release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Ubisoft has delivered perhaps one of the greatest pirate simulators to date, so great that the assassination is actually the weakest link. For those unfamiliar,...

New horror author’s new book, ‘Heart Shade Box’

December 2, 2013

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Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer Joe Hill’s Heart Shaped Box book brings a lot of the Stephen King horror without the lengthy lead up. The story chronicles an aging death metal singer through a traumatizing encounter with spirits, hypnotists, and the supernatural. The story itself has a moderate amount of blood and vi...

Chilling books for the night of Hallows Eve

October 30, 2013

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Suggestions for scare seekers, from scientific to occult Kristoffer Hayward Staff Writer This season is the time to get into the creepy, crawly, and terrifying spirit of Halloween, so bundle up and pick some good horror stories. First on the list of books and authors has to be Stephen King, the face of modern horror. Ki...

The Grand Design: Multiverse and M-Theory

October 28, 2013

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Stephen Hawking’s and Leonard Mlodinow’s book puts complex theories into easy, non-technical terms Austin Lewis Staff Writer Stephen Hawking, former Lucasian Professor of mathematics at the university of Cambridge and now the Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at Cambridge, and Leonard Mlodino...

Bo Burnham releases first book

October 14, 2013

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Bo Burnham’s new book will make you laugh hysterically, and think deeply Austin Lewis A&E Editor Popular comedian Bo Burnham recently released his first poetry book titled Egghead or you can’t survive on ideas alone. The book features a collection of poems and puns by Bo, along with illustrations by Chance Bone.  ...

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