January 20, 2017

“A Dog’s Purpose,” based on the international best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, is a film that follows a dog’s life through multiple reincarnations and how he attempts to find a purpose through each re-embodiment. Each new life provides him with a new owner which...

December 9, 2016

Calling all witches, wizards and even muggles. On December 9 at 7:00 p.m., select Barnes and Noble stores will be hosting a Harry Potter-themed “Winter Magical Ball” that many "Harry Potter" fans will recognize as being heavily inspired by the Yule Ball from “Harry Pot...

November 6, 2016

The curse that will forever be known as the “Billy Goat Curse” began on October 6, 1945. Legend has it that Billy Goat Tavern owner, William “Billy Goat” Sianis, attempted to attend Game Four of the World Series where the Chicago Cubs were facing off against the Detroi...

October 26, 2016

Last night marked the first game of the 2016 World Series. The Chicago Cubs played against the Cleveland Indians at the Progressive Field in Cleveland. The Cleveland Indians won the first game of the Series with the final score being 6-0.

The Indians took the lead right...

October 9, 2016

Witches and wizards, grab your brooms and fly on over to your nearest IMAX Theater. All eight “Harry Potter” films are coming back to the big screen – but only for one week! Starting Thursday, October 13, the digitally remastered films will be shown in IMAX 2D througho...

September 29, 2016

On Saturday, September 24, Snapchat Inc. had two exciting announcements: it was changing its name from Snapchat Inc. to Snap Inc. and the company will be releasing Snapchat-related hardware that are glasses called “Spectacles.”


In lieu of the company name change, the C...

August 3, 2016

J.K. Rowling’s newest addition to the Harry Potter franchise is the theatrical play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” that she collaborated on along with director John Tiffany and theatre writer Jack Thorne.

This story takes place 19 years later when Harry and Ginny’s...

July 25, 2016

Anime Central (ACen), the largest anime and manga convention in the Midwest, inhabited the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois. Over 85,000 convention goers attended ACen which took place from May...

July 19, 2016

J.K. Rowling’s movie adaption “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is coming out this November. 

This film follows Newton Scamander, a "magizoologist," in the 1920's who must track down an array of magical creatures in New York. In lieu of the film coming out in th...

June 14, 2016

In the early hours on Sunday, June 12 in Orlando, the deadliest mass shooting to take place in the history of the United States happened in Orlando, Florida at Pulse, a popular LGBT nightclub.

Over 320 people were inside enjoying the “Latin Flavor” event that the club w...

April 27, 2016

The Western release of the Xbox 360 was on November 22, 2005. Over a decade later and Microsoft has officially announced that they will be ceasing production of the system that has sold over 80 million units.

This unfortunate news was released in a blog post on April 20...

April 18, 2016

It’s official! Sodexo Food Services has announced that the popular Seattle-based coffeehouse chain, Starbucks, will be making its way to the University of St. Francis. Students, faculty and staff will be able to get their Starbucks fix at the St. Clare Campus starting...

April 10, 2016

In honor of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (TWWoHP) at Universal Studios Hollywood opening this past Wednesday, I felt it necessary to throw it back to my top eight favorite moments from all of the Harry Potter films.

To narrow this down to just eight moments that...

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