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SNHU Fortnite Teams to Drop in Atlantic City for National Finals

SNHU’s two Fortnite teams are among the top 16 teams in the country that qualified for the National Collegiate Starleague Championship Tournament in Atlantic City during the weekend of April 27 and 28. SNHU introduced four esports teams, including Fortnite, to its athletic programs last August. They are members of the National Association of Collegiate Esports, a national esports league with over 130 colleges
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Granite Con: A Community Showcase for Artists

On September 8 and 9, fans and creators alike gathered in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire for the 15th annual Granite State Comic Con. The convention featured many cosplayers, vendors and even panels from pop culture guests like The Shape of Water’s Doug Jones and Seasame Street’s Caroll Spinney. While many see conventions as a way to interact with their favorite celebrities and other fans,

How to SNHU: Parking on Campus

For students bringing cars to campus in the fall, it is important to understand SNHU’s parking system. Parking at SNHU is essentially just a three-step process: buying a parking permit, figuring out where you are allowed to park and parking in a legal spot. First, to park on campus, it is necessary to buy a parking permit. These can be purchased through the permit
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Taking Flight With “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Just five months after the latest installment in the Star Wars sequel series, Solo: A Star Wars Story is the latest standalone Star Wars film. And despite the distinct lack of resemblance between young Han’s relative unknown actor Alden Ehrenreich and Harrison Ford, the movie is actually a decent watch. Though it presents nothing extraordinary, Solo does provide a mildly entertaining addition to the
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“13 Reasons Why: Season 2” – A Depressing Reflection of Society

Last spring, the first season of 13 Reasons Why, based on the Jay Asher novel of the same name, was released on Netflix. After its initial release, the show was met with harsh criticism for its gruesome portrayal of issues like sexual assault and suicide. This ultimately led to producers adding warnings before each graphic episode. Recently, the second season was released, consisting of

“Gestural Surfaces: Lumitectural Works” Lights Up the McIninch Art Gallery

The McIninch Art Gallery’s newest exhibit features artwork from graphic design professor Harry Umen titled, “Gestural Surfaces: Lumitectural Works.” This exhibit of light is a collaboration between Umen, fashion apparel designer Laura McCarthy and lighting engineer Howard Eglowstein. “Gestural Surfaces” was inspired by Umen’s fascination with designed lighting. Specifically, Umen utilizes an interior design technique called lumitecture. “The lumitecture work is something that I’ve
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Waterparks’ “Entertainment” – Pop Punk Perfection

Originating in Houston, Texas, up and coming trio Waterparks are back on their newest album, appropriately titled “Entertainment.” The band’s sophomore LP solidifies their unique brand of electronica-driven pop punk and proves the band is here to stay. Following the musical path set out by the band’s 2016 debut “Double Dare,” this album does not differ much in general sound, but does seem more
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TIME’S UP: 2018 Golden Globes Prove Hollywood Isn’t Just for the Industry’s Golden Boys

The Golden Globes, airing last night, stood as the first major awards ceremony to follow 2017’s #MeToo movement and the wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations against some of Hollywood’s elite. Consistently, The Globes had served as the playground for the now disgraced Harvey Weinstein, well-known for his manipulation of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and now well-known for his history of sexual
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The Best Entertainment of 2017

As studious as we claim to be, even the best of us need to unwind every now and again. 2017 was a great year in media, and our Arts and Entertainment staff picked some of their favorite time wasters of the past year. Baby Driver - Emma Sheehan [caption id="attachment_3595" align="alignnone" width="1200"] (image credit: Sony Pictures)[/caption] One of my favorite films of 2017 is Baby Driver.