Geoffrey’s Toy Box rises from the ashes of Toys ‘R’ US

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. It was an incredibly overdue, but also incredibly sad day for many when, a little over a year ago, Toys ‘R’ Us announced that it was liquidating all stores and filing for bankruptcy. This appears to have been a misdirection. Toys ‘R’ Us is rumored to be making a comeback under a new name: “Geoffrey’s Toy Box.” This has all … Continue reading Geoffrey’s Toy Box rises from the ashes of Toys ‘R’ US

Is DPS ruining Halloween?

By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. Although going door to door chanting trick or treat becomes a thing of the past by the time one enters college, dressing up in costume hasn’t lost its popularity just yet. Halloween is a common holiday to lure college students in to the party scenes… and where are the hottest parties on campus? Almost every UMD student knows the answer … Continue reading Is DPS ruining Halloween?

Halloween Celebrations on a Budget

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Halloween is just around the corner, and who said the holiday is just for kids? There are so many different festivities and activities one can do while sticking to a tight budget. From family outings at a corn maze to a night with your friends watching old Halloween reruns, the options on how to spend the October holiday are endless. … Continue reading Halloween Celebrations on a Budget

Faculty are ‘weird’ and Students need them to be

By Guest Contributor Richard J Peltz Steele. When I left law practice to teach, I knew little to nothing about faculty governance and academic freedom. The dean who hired me, Rodney K. Smith—now professor and director of the Sports Law and Business Program at the O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University—is a person of the utmost integrity from whom I learned a lot about … Continue reading Faculty are ‘weird’ and Students need them to be

October third protests lead to 300 arrested

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. On October 3rd women gathered in Washington D.C to protest the nomination of judge Brett Kavanaugh, comedian Amy Schumer and actress Emily Ratajkowski attend this event and were two of 302 women to get arrested for protesting. Schumer spoke at the event saying that “A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying that women don’t matter” later saying “No … Continue reading October third protests lead to 300 arrested

Looking for something new to watch?

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Netflix is a international favorite that many people tune into to watch their favorite series and movies. Not only originals and oldies but new movies and Netflix originals. The options are endless, and more and more people are turning to Netflix and other streaming devices to watch their shows at leisure. When signing up for Netflix one will already see … Continue reading Looking for something new to watch?

Another save the world film hits theaters, Venom (2018)

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. Venom and A Star is Born hit theaters on the same night sparking a strange controversy where fans of Lady Gaga rushed online reviews to push A Star is Born higher than its supposed “competitor.” While these acts seemingly made no sense as the two films were not in the same genre, it has left many wondering: is Venom actually … Continue reading Another save the world film hits theaters, Venom (2018)