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‘Battlegrounds’ keeps the competition at bay, players enticed

Cristhian Herrera , Senior Reporter February 16, 2018

PlayerUnknown’s "Battlegrounds" is the second-best-selling PC game with more than 24 million copies sold in 2017. This number is expected to rise with its multi-platform release on Microsoft’s home...

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Thursdays take back the weekend

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor February 16, 2018

By BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor In 1982, a show called Cheers premiered on NBC, and though it did horribly in the ratings, finishing 74th out of 77 shows, network executives decided to give the...

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The magic inside Rick Riordan’s “The Hidden Oracle”

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor January 24, 2018

From god to wannabe, Apollo faces the ultimate test of his character in Rick Riordan's new series “The Trials of Apollo”, its third installment coming in May. The sun god has been cast down by...

'Twas the Night Before Finals

‘Twas the Night Before Finals

Taylor Ramirez, Staff Writer December 12, 2017

By Taylor Ramirez | Staff Writer   ‘Twas the night before finals, when all through the campus Every college student was studying, quiet as a mouse. The semester’s quizzes had been...

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New Thor Movie Ragnaroks the House

Kimmie Thompson, Opinion Editor November 10, 2017

By Kimmie Thompson | Opinion Editor Synopsis: Thor, son of Odin and god of lighting, and his brother Loki have discovered their father Odin has kept a dangerous secret: a long-lost daughter, Hela,...

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Magnus Chase series ends with a tailwind

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor October 18, 2017

The Big Banana has set sail for now, but Rick Riordan’s third installment of the Magnus Chase series “The Ship of the Dead” leaves readers dazed with its action-packed adventure with romantic...

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The Drunken Mule under new reins

Spencer Nelson, Staff Reporter October 17, 2017

The Drunken Mule Saloon is now becoming the Beaten Dead Horse according to some students. The well-known Commerce saloon has had recent changes to their new management, and it has created a new image...

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Keeping it weird at ACL Festival

Sierra Abbott, Staff Reporter October 10, 2017

Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival is a three-day event that happens twice a year in Zilker Park which is right outside downtown Austin, Texas. This year ACL was is Oct. 6-8 and 13-15 starting at...

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Top Ten 2017 Manhattan Short Film Festival Finalists

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor October 5, 2017

In its twentieth year, the Manhattan Short Film Festival once again treated audience members to amazingly crafted short films, and with their votes, the audience picked what they though was the best film...

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Etch It invades The RSC

Tyler McDonough, Staff Writer September 20, 2017

The A&M-Commerce Campus Activities Board (CAB) put on the Etch It program on Sept. 20 in the Rayburn Student Center. The CAB is always putting on activities but this particular event was a big hit...

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Magnus Chase Brings the Hammer Down

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor September 18, 2017

With its third installation coming Oct. 3, Rick Riordan’s series “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard” is an adventure into Norse mythology without the boring lectures from instructors, and the second...

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Alien: Covenant Is Nothing But Horror Movie Schlock

Manuel Ramirez, Movie Critic May 21, 2017

You know how the first movie in a Horror franchise turns out to be the best of the bunch while everything else goes down the drain. Just look at the countless sequels and reimaginings of Jaws, Friday...

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