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Halo Infinite a Return to Form

“Halo Infinite” a Return to Form

Austin Lentz, Contributor December 15, 2021

A new era of Halo is upon us. After waiting what felt like an eternity (six years to be exact) “Halo Infinite” is finally here in all of its glory. On December 8, 2021, 343 Industries in collaboration...

Winter Life Hacks From a Minnesotan

Winter Life Hacks From a Minnesotan

Austin Lentz, Contributor December 15, 2021

As Christmas cheer sweeps across the nation we call the United States, so also comes the cold weather.  As a born and bred Minnesotan who has also spent a winter in North Dakota, I would like to think...

An Evening with Silk Sonic Review

“An Evening with Silk Sonic” Review

Austin Lentz, Contributor December 1, 2021

“An Evening with Silk Sonic” is the most recent studio album released by American R&B duo Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. The album has already been praised by critics after being nominated four...

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Review

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Review

Austin Lentz, Contributor December 1, 2021

The highest grossing video game franchise of all time, Pokémon, recently released remakes of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl after 15 years. These highly anticipated remakes have been rumored for years, bringing...

Definitive Sports Trophy Rankings

Definitive Sports Trophy Rankings

Austin Lentz, Contributor November 10, 2021

Sports are a cornerstone of American culture. Often times when a professional sports team wins a championship for a city or state, riots break out due to excitement in terms of celebration. A city or state...

Champions League 101

Champions League 101

Austin Lentz, Contributor October 27, 2021

“CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE WE KNOW WHAT WE ARE” The UEFA Champions League is the most decorated and celebrated club football trophy in the entire world. Founded in 1955 as the “European Champion Clubs’...

Halloween Kills

Halloween Kills

"Evil Dies Tonight"
Austin Lentz, Contributor October 27, 2021

As the month of October comes to an end, like clockwork, a plethora of Halloween themed and inspired films make their way onto the big screen and our homes.  No other franchise series is as synonymous...

Ted Lasso - Just Believe

Ted Lasso – Just Believe

Austin Lentz, Contributor October 13, 2021

Ted Lasso, an Apple TV+ exclusive, has been making waves ever since its inception. After winning an Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards, Ted Lasso has been put on the radar of everyone...

Dave Chappelles - The Closer

Dave Chappelle’s – The Closer

Dave Chappelle's Final Netflix Comedy Special
Austin Lentz, Contributor October 13, 2021

Dave Chappelle, arguably the GOAT (Greatest of All Time) of comedy, has faced public scrutiny for years. While cancel culture has attempted to dethrone the king of stand-up comedy, regardless of any social...

The Return Home

The Return Home

A recap of the Minnesota Vikings home opener game
Austin Lentz, Contributor September 29, 2021

Nature is healing, and with that so does the tom-foolery and drunkenness of fans. I attended the first 2021-2022 Minnesota Vikings home game at US Bank Stadium, and it surprisingly ended with a win for...

U of M Anti-Male Program Under Federal Scrutiny

U of M Anti-Male Program Under Federal Scrutiny

Austin Lentz, Contributor September 29, 2021

Recently, a complaint has been made against “The Girls in Leadership" program at the University of Minnesota due to its apparent violation of Title IX. “The Girls in Leadership” program is run through...

Premier League 101

Austin Lentz, Contributor September 15, 2021

Premier League mornings. Saturday morning you wake up ready to watch your Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team; However, there have been professional sporting events occurring across the pond...

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