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When Adrian Schirr isn't working on her own books, she is a writing consultant in the Writing Center at Oakland University.

Under the Golden Sail

September 1, 2015

Comic Books: Spider-Man and his Alternates

Benjamin Peterson

August 11, 2015

Everybody knows the story- teenager “Peter Parker” is bitten by a radioactive spider, leaving him with spider-like abilities. Using his vast intelligence, Parker uses his newfound skills for personal gain. This leads to th...

Comic Books: Valiant Entertainment

Benjamin Peterson

August 5, 2015

It goes without saying that both “DC” and “Marvel” have ruled over the comics industry for the better part of seventy five years since the creation of “Superman” in 1938. From there, the industry has expanded to hu...

The murder of Cecil the lion

Sélah Fischer

August 3, 2015

I’m sure almost everyone has now heard one thing or another about the killing of Cecil the Lion by an American dentist in Zimbabwe.The murder of this beloved lion went viral, and it was one of the most shared articles on Facebook a...

Review: After 19 years, Tom Cruise proves he can still do the impossible

By Scott Davis

August 1, 2015

Continuing the franchise’s winning streak, “Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation” is a summer blockbuster that will thrill the senses while not insulting the audience’s intelligence.            Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) has ...

DIY: Confetti pancakes

Sélah Fischer

July 31, 2015

Do you ever wake up and have a crazy sweet tooth but feel guilty because you know it’s way too early to eat all that sugar, or am I the only one? Well, if you’re like me then you will love these confetti pancakes because th...

Retrospective: A look back at Tom Cruise’s impossible missions

By Scott Davis

July 30, 2015

With four worldwide hits and countless rubber masks, it’s time to look back on the missions Ethan Hunt and audiences chose to accept before “Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation” hits theaters this week.(This mission is full of ...

Batman: Death of the Family- Review

Benjamin Peterson

July 29, 2015

It took only around twelve issues for creative team Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo to craft one of the best modern day “Batman” stories to have hit the stands. The highest rated book after “New 52” began, “Snyder” and “Capullo” began to plot out the second...

Students and Faculty Focus on 2016 Primaries

Alexander Stevens

July 28, 2015

In seven months, both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party will begin their primary election process to determine who will represent each group in the 2016 Presidential Election.  The primary campaign season is already we...

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