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Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ comes to Netflix

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ comes to Netflix

George Johnston

November 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

On Nov. 20, Netflix will be releasing its newest series "Jessica Jones."   Based on the "Alias" comic by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, Jessica Jones isn't your typical superhero. She likes to drink hard and fight harder. Yeah, she has generic superpowers like being super-strong and being able to jump ...

Best shows to watch on Netflix

Best shows to watch on Netflix

Allison Galbreath

May 13, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The time has come. It’s finals week, full of exams and stress. But that also means that this semester is coming to a close and it's almost summer. With that in mind, here are some shows on Netflix I personally enjoy and think are worth watching for a good distraction and to kick off the summer:...

Never forgive, but do forget

Never forgive, but do forget

William Rein

April 2, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I never forgive (but do forget). President Kennedy once said “forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.” That’s entirely sensible — never forget who wronged you so you can avoid over-trusting or confiding in that person and facing another letdown. I’m simply taking it a...

Innovative television rules my generation

Innovative television rules my generation

Miles Inserra

April 1, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Three years into college and three of the most memorable television series of my generation have risen to popularity: "Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones" and "House of Cards."Today’s students don’t have to be television enthusiasts to appreciate what it has to offer. With the current calib...

Netflix addiction stole years of my life

Netflix addiction stole years of my life

Julianna Eveland

November 17, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As I contemplated writing this column, I also thought about procrastinating a while longer to watch Netflix instead. I think I have a problem. I’m addicted to Netflix. I've heard the first step to recovery is recognizing the problem. So I'm going to lay it out now: on an average day, I'd say I...

Study Break: Godzilla movie review

David Kahn

May 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Gareth Edwards' take on the massively popular film franchise "Godzilla" opened Friday. For all the hype and derision for the giant reptilian beast over the years, this new take on Godzilla is able to weave together the authentic feeling of the cult monster movie and the grand, CGI-enhanced cinematography of a bi...

Comcast’s tyranny threatens internet

Veronica De La Cruz

May 12, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It's no surprise that Comcast Corp. received the annual Consumerist’s Worst Company in America award.I've had to rely on Comcast Corp.'s internet services for a year now. If I've learned anything, it's that the customer's needs aren't always top priority with the awful customer service and slow in...

Campus network needs upgrade

Campus network needs upgrade

Christine Lee

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

Chico State’s aging wire infrastructure is being replaced in order to meet demands of growing numbers of unique devices.Because there are roughly 2.5 electronics per person, 20,000 unique devices use the Chico State campus Internet at any given time every day."In the last five years, we've seen ...

Binge-watching TV is for smart people

Zachary Phillips

April 3, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Anyone who has ever gotten lost in a great novel knows how consuming it can be. As a beloved character mourns, real life tears are shed. As an unforeseen plot twist unfolds, coffee tables are flipped. Friends and family admire the bookworm for his or her devotion and intellectual stamina, am...

End of video stores puts end to options

Julianna Eveland

March 26, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

America is a country that is accustomed to having a plethora of options to choose from. After getting rid of most major video stores, however, options for movie watching are lacking. Hollywood Video and Blockbuster used to be the go-to places to rent movies. When I was younger, I looked forward to we...

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