The Thrilling Chess Piece, review of “The Queen’s Gambit”

Sarah Sternhagen, Staff Writer
June 20, 2021

Few would assume they wanted to watch a TV show on chess, the game known for stiff boredom and child geniuses, but when you get to see inside the geniuses mind, it becomes an entirely different game. Literally. The Netflix original series “The Queen’s Gambit” is a must see for anyone with an affinity for ambiance, for hypnotic story, and for the love of seeing an underdog rise up. Following...

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“Eighth Grade” Movie Review

Abigail Petrich, Staff Writer
June 19, 2021

It was hard to make it all the way through “Eighth Grade,” a coming of age story centered around eighth grader Kayla Day (Elise Fisher). The only redeeming quality of “Eighth Grade” is the stark depictions of middle school culture, but the agai, if middle school was not fun the first time around, why would you do it again?  By the end of the movie you will be pulling out your hair in frustration...

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The Last of Us Part II: Is It Worth It?

Taylor Persons, Staff Writer
June 18, 2021

Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us Part II” continues the story of Joel and Ellie in their harrowing travels through a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by human and infected enemies. The game, rated Mature for adult content and gore, offers different difficulty levels ranging from “very light” (easiest) to “grounded” (hardest) and takes, on average, 25 hours to play through. The game developers...

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