Entertainment

Top 10: Free software programs

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Entertainment, Top 10

Audacity If you need an audio editor, this should be your first choice. It’s fairly simple to use, but offers professional editing features and compatibility with many file types. iTunes If you don’t know about iTunes already, you’ve probably been living under a tree for the last four years. WordPress This software allows you to […]



Top 10 Ways to Avoid an Exam

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Entertainment, Top 10

by Clay Leeson Exams, generally speaking, suck. There have been very few times in my life where I can remember getting all “super-pumped” to take a test. Mostly, when it comes to exam time, I wait until 3 hours before I’m going to bed before I read through my notes and at that usually only […]



BearSpeak; Most pathetic pickup lines

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Entertainment

Reporting by Victoria Branch Jim Ed Petersen, 23, 5th year senior, Springfield, Drawing Major “Nice legs, what time do they open?” Christa Gammon, 21, junior, Fairview Heights, Illinois, Advertising Major “My lips are like skittles, wanna taste the rainbow?” Ben Divin, 25, 5th year senior, Chicago, Illinois, African American Studies Major “Hey my name’s Ben. […]



A Valentine’s playlist for people sick of those same old love songs

Feb 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Entertainment, Music Reviews, Top Story

by Victoria Branch Well, it’s Valentine’s Day again. And I don’t know about you, but I’m a little tired of the worn-out love songs put on EVERY mix on February 14th. I’m not saying Etta James and Journey don’t have their merits, but I’ve taken the time to put together a more independent playlist for […]



Ranking the best of Star Trek

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Entertainment, Movie Reviews, Opinions, Top Story, TV Reviews

by Zach Becker I read a blog post written by one of my relatives, Nels Lindahl, in which he rated his favorite Star Trek iterations, including both television and movies. As a Trekkie myself, I was surprised by his rankings of the various Star Trek endeavors, specifically how low DS9 and First Contact rated on […]



Top 10: Bad sequels to good movies

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Entertainment, Top 10

Rocky V (1990) Stallone had to go back 15 years later to do another finale for this film series just to help erase the memory of this one just like Tommy Gunn removed the memory of Rocky’s childhood with a blow to the head in a back alley. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde […]



Editorial Cartoon: MSU 2010-2011 Budget Iceberg

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Comic Strips


Editorial Cartoon: Two Birds with One Stone – Stadium Lighting and Smoking Ban

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Comic Strips


Dangercat (comic strip by Paul Sammons) – 10-02-09

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Comic Strips, Entertainment

Dangercat 10-02-09 by Paul Sammons



Classic Movie Trivia Crossword

Aug 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Crosswords, Entertainment

Think you know your stuff when it comes to classic movies? Put your knowledge to the test by trying this challenging 99-word crossword puzzle. Click below for an interactive version you can complete in your web browser. Classic Movie Trivia