Marvel Reaches New Heights for Superhero Games: Marvel’s “Spider-Man” Became One of the Fastest-Selling Games of All Time

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By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Marvel’s “Spider-Man,” the most recent addition to the “Spider-Man” video game franchise, quickly became a favorite for comic fans, video gamers, and critics alike with its fluid combat and web-slinging mechanics. Officially released for PlayStation 4 on Sept. 7 and developed by Insomniac Games, the newest entry in the […]

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Four Cozy Songs for October Studying: Suddenly Hit with the Fall Blues? Here’s the Perfect Playlist to Get You Through It

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Now that midterms and Fall Break have both come and gone, it’s still a while before the next reprieve. Many right now are in need of a good playlist to stay motivated. Of course, there’s no shame in breaking out “Monster Mash” or the “Ghostbusters” theme for the occasion (well, […]

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“Colette” is a Different Kind of Historical Drama

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor At this point, many agree that British actress Keira Knightley has established herself as the woman to call for the lead role of a period piece. From her Academy Award-nominated performance as Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 iteration of “Pride & Prejudice” to her lead role in 2012’s “Anna Karenina,” […]

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“Ask Elmer”

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Dear Elmer, Would you rather walk around all day with mayonnaise in your shoes or wash your hair with mayonnaise for a week? Sincerely, A Person Who is Now On Thin Ice with Elmer Dear Person Who is Now On Thin Ice with Elmer, Probably a day with mayo in my shoes, so long as […]

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“Tha Carter V” and Lil Wayne’s Restless Return: The Rapper Struggles to Assert Creative Freedom Amid Feuds

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By Brian Brecker Senior Writer For those of us who grew up in the mid to late 2000s, we remember a time when Lil Wayne was on top of the world. Wayne first rose to prominence in 1999 with his debut album, “Tha Block is Hot,” featuring his first single of the same name. With […]

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Five Artists to Love if You Love Lana Del Rey: For Listeners Looking for Something to Tide Them Over Until Del Rey’s Next Album

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By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer The fever for Lana Del Rey is back after she released her newest single on Sept. 12. Her collaboration with American musician Jack Antonoff gave fans the track “Mariners Apartment Complex” to fawn over, and superfans the incentive to go back and binge-listen to her past albums, such as […]

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Hobo Johnson’s Poetic Rap Reveals “True Self”: The California Rapper Turns Trauma and the “Raw Aspects of Life” into Powerful Art

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By Kat DeSantis and Josh Gastineau Elm Staff Writers While driving to Betterton Beach last Friday night with a few of my friends, I was stunned by the music that began to play. The words spitting through the speakers resembled rap, but I found myself more engaged with the voice than with the frenzy of […]

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This Week’s “Ask Elmer”: Dreams and Self-Esteem

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By Elmer Advice Columnist Dear Elmer, This semester I’ve had a really hard time accepting, let alone loving, myself. I’m not exactly what I thought I’d be when I was little. How can I make myself more confident, and have better self-esteem? Sincerely, Not an Astronaut Dear Not an Astronaut, It sounds like you’re trying […]

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The Return of Horror Classic “Jacob’s Ladder”: Does Director David M. Rosenthal Spell Out Disaster for the Project or a Surprising Success?

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By Brian Brecker Senior Writer “Jacob’s Ladder” is a 1990 supernatural horror film directed by Adrian Lyne, and it concerns the character of Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins), who, after a traumatic tour in the Vietnam War and the death of his young son, tries to put his life back together. After a series of strange […]

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Hozier Returns with an Anthem of Empowerment: “Nina Cried Power” Emerges with the Announcement of Another Album in 2019

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By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Not only is Hozier back after about three years of radio silence, but he’s teasing a second album in the works, as well. Though the Irish singer-songwriter seemed overnight to become a new epiphany in modern music with his eponymous debut album and Grammy-nominated song “Take Me to Church,” not […]

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