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EWU cheerleaders shout for the EWU men’s basketball team as students cheer in the background. Student attendance is increasing at men’s basketball games, but has been steadily decreasing at football games.

Drop in game attendance appears to correlate with EWU student participation

February 1, 2020

There is a trend on U.S. college campuses concerning athletic attendance.   Across the nation, college students have attended fewer and fewer sporting ev...

Editors' Picks: Puyo Puyo Tetris

Editors’ Picks: Puyo Puyo Tetris

May 4, 2017

One of the latest releases for the Nintendo Switch brings back the fun of Tetris with all new game modes and excitement. Puyo Puyo Tetris is a multiplay...

Courtesy of Fantasy Flight Games

Editor’s Pick – Android Netrunner

March 2, 2017

Android Netrunner is set in a dystopian future where everything is controlled by huge corporations, everything except the Runners. Runners are hackers th...

“Metal Gear Solid 5” review

October 25, 2015

“Metal Gear Solid 5” is not only the last “Metal Gear” game to be made by series creator Hideo Kojima, it may also be his finest work to date. For...

‘Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’ unforgettable

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

June 7, 2015

It feels increasingly uncommon for a video game to capture the spark of imagination in its players. It is far too easy to create a game on rails, where a click or press of a button moves you from story point to story point, but the player doesn't really get a sense of the world or the scale of the events taking place. “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt" however, as one of the best...

Grand Theft Auto V new platform, same awesome game

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

May 2, 2015

After its initial release on consoles a year ago, “Grand Theft Auto V” received raving reviews from critics and obliterated sales records. Now, with the release of the PC version, an entirely new player-base jumps onto the grimy, sun-lit streets of Los Santos, and it's never been better. The gameplay from the original game remains mostly unchanged, although with fewer...

Super Smash Bros. can be played handheld on Nintendo 3DS or on Wii U.

Super Smash Bros. goes handheld

October 19, 2014

“Smash Bros. 3DS” is perhaps the only reason I kept my Nintendo 3DS since the last “Zelda” game released last year. The newest edition of the...

The Cycle of Discontentment

The Cycle of Discontentment

October 16, 2014

With technology becoming more and more intertwined with everyday life, many people believe that technology can become an obsession and cause problems with...

'Candy Crush Saga' plagues millions who play

‘Candy Crush Saga’ plagues millions who play

February 12, 2014

  It started with a Facebook notification. I was being asked, by the Candy Crush Saga logo, to send my friend a life. I didn’t, of cours...

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Trivia trend takes over Cheney

February 27, 2013

Surrounded by half-full glasses of Batch 19 beer, EWU student Jaime Mahoney and her six teammates huddle together as they try to answer questions like, “What is th...

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