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Seattle Days 1 through 2 (Ellie)

Riding into Seattle is silent, serene, and full of history that didn’t get a chance to write itself. The walls of the desolate quarantine zone are spray-painted with anti-fascist parlance. The Washington Liberation Front (WLF) is the group that killed Joel and seems to have taken over sections of the city. Joel’s brother, Tommy, left…

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Jackson through Downtown Seattle

The opening hours of TLOU2 put me inside of a fast-paced introduction to the updated world we are familiar with. It slowly reintroduced the gameplay mechanics, which has been built upon, especially stealth. Further, it felt more occupied to introduce its characters, new and old, carefully since we would be spending a lot of time…

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TLOU2 Review Series Intro

After a third of my life waiting, the sequel to gaming studio Naughty Dog’s 2013 masterpiece, The Last of Us, has just been released worldwide. As a PlayStation exclusive, The Last of Us Part II is meant to be a swan song to end this console generation and to push the gaming medium forward before…

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Sandup For What You Believe In

Stacey Petrov cleans her section of the beach, there are hypodermic needles everywhere. A place where communities can meet and form a connection under one medium with the endless amounts of trash. What a waste of potential these beaches have become. Pairs of people who sign up to help clean up are scattered around the…

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Steel Magnolias Makes Waves at Wagner College

When being a part of a single narrative and shared experience, the moods and emotions one would feel are shared with everyone with an expectation of satisfaction towards the end. The goal of participating in a story where essential story elements are at stake is to have the audience unite under its common theme, hopefully…

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Plague and Plague Again, Theater Has Prevailed

Julia Catalano is a 20-year-old junior at Syracuse University and is currently cooped up in her house that she rented for the Spring 2020 semester. She is a theater studies major and has a passionate voice about the sake of theater and how it brings people together. Through many pandemics and plagues alike, it has…