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Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” Is a Poignant Tribute

It’s almost expected that any sort of anti-bullying content will stand on a sanctimonious pedestal, creating a climate that fails to get people to understand the depths of what their actions are capable of. In spite of this, “13 Reasons Why” manages to break the tropes associated with this style of content. It’s an honest, often brutally so, adaptation of a fantastically raw novel
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Danny Rand’s Iron Fist is a Golden McGuffin

The final defender is here, aiming to take his place on our team of New York native misfits, but with his standalone series missing many crucial points that made the others beloved, this series fails to claim its spot along the critically acclaimed Netflix shows. Daredevil struggled with the idea of killing for an entire sea¬son in a way that felt genuine and heartfelt.

APRIL FOOL’S: Residence Life Prisons to Hit Dorms this Fall

This article is part of The Penmen Press's annual April Fool's edition. Even journalists need to have fun once in a while... SNHU’s office of Residence Life prides itself on offering a fair and thorough conduct process, certain elements of it are still open to change. As such, starting in Fall 2017, the office will be creating special designated basement floors in each of
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Mario Party 2 “Constellations” feels like Stargazing

“Mario Party 2” is avail¬able now on the Wii U eShop. This title, despite being older, falls in line with many mod¬ern design principles. It com¬bines the conventional nature of a modern party game with the wacky antics of a Mario title. Slap in some of that ran¬domness that everyone loves and you have a true friend¬ship-ruining competitive and collaborative experience. Each board is
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Do 2017 Right With These Huge Game Launches

A new year begins, and the anticipation for upcoming titles starts right back up. This year is especially big for the video game industry as Nintendo, the longstanding industry titan, will be launch¬ing their handheld/home console hybrid: the Nintendo Switch. Along with that will come some very high profile game launches. Let’s dive right in and look at some of the biggest titles of
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Burn Your Break With These Winter Hits

No holiday season is complete without blockbuster games. Especially if you’re a student, you might find yourself needing a game or two to kill time over break. Let’s dive right in and look at some of the biggest titles you should be playing this holiday season. First and foremost, after a ten-year development cycle, fans of the critically acclaimed “Final Fantasy” series should rejoice.
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Revisiting “Undertale”

If you’re like me, “Undertale” was a game you in¬tended to try, but the incredibly vocal fanbase may have turned you away. Having now passed that threshold, it’s clear that there’s far more to this game than meets the eye. “Undertale” is a game worth revisiting for numerous reasons. First and foremost, it offers fans of classic RPGs such as “Earthbound” and “Final Fantasy”
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Hold on to Your Socks for the Spook-tacular “Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon”

The first brother of gaming is back with his signature vacuum in “Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon.” Step into the quivering shoes of Luigi, who is out to restore balance to Evershade Valley. The once benevolent ghosts of the land have gone mad thanks to the shattering of the fabled Dark Moon. Professor E. Gadd calls the one ghost buster he knows he can count