Tech Talk

The WiFi Sucks Here

Cle’Varus Oney, Copy Editor

February 8, 2020

Over the last two weeks of January, the Information Technology department at Henderson State University began the school’s campus-wide transition to a new network. This transition caused a few issues in WIFI strength that many of you may have noticed. A quick interview with Ty Woodson, of the IT...

Most agree that Canvas is doing better than Blackboard…so far, that is

Most agree that Canvas is doing better than Blackboard…so far, that is

Ashley Smith, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Since 2013, our school has gone through multiple websites for teachers and students to connect, submit assignments, and hold online classes. Angel, Blackboard and now Canvas have graced us with their presence in becoming the Holy Grail for discussion boards and (hopefully) the syllabus for that one...

Fill the space on your phone with these student friendly apps

Fill the space on your phone with these student friendly apps

Ashley Smith, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Quizlet: You use the website constantly anyways, so why not download the app? Create an account and use their flashcard feature for studying and learn about all the classes you don’t have to take..yet. Todoist: Setting reminders on your phone isn’t good enough because you look at it a million...

There’s a monster in all of us

There’s a monster in all of us

Opinion by Jerry Crowe, Student Reporter

April 24, 2018

Pioneer to a new continent with your group of dedicated researchers and monster hunters alike to explore uncharted terrain in “Monster Hunter World,” one of 2018’s most ambitious role-playing video games. After a brush with an elder dragon larger than life, the player gets tossed into the acti...

An adventure through poly art space

An adventure through poly art space

Opinion by Jerry Crowe, Student Reporter

April 17, 2018

Adventure into a poly art filled galaxy as a cute little astronaut trying to live on desolate planets one component at a time. System Era are newcomers to the gaming world working on, the adventurous space exploration, “Astroneer” that starts with landing with a new planet unexplored by mankind wi...

Fortnite Battle Royale

Opinion byJerry Crowe, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

Get on the bus and join a ginormous community of players in a cartoon and comic styled battle royale video game. Epic Games, the creators of the Gear of War series and Unreal Tournament, created Fortnite Battle Royale following the booming popularity of online battle survival video games. One hundred players ...

HTV, Twitch and the animals

HTV, Twitch and the animals

Story by Zac Walthall, Student Reporter

April 10, 2018

A relatively new form of media, live streaming is an entertainment method that has recently exploded onto the scene. Because of its mass appeal to the younger generations, many YouTube channels have cropped up around the idea of streaming video games, which lead to the creation of popular streaming s...

Origins: A new classic

Origins: A new classic

Opinion by Jerry Crowe, Student Reporter

April 3, 2018

Never will I look at Egypt’s history the same again! Ubisoft, known for creating the popular “Assassins Creed” series, puts the player in the shoes of Siwa’s last Medjay. Bayek of Siwa is the first sign of the presence of assassins in history according to the Creed series. For those who do ...

We’re gonna need a bigger boat

We’re gonna need a bigger boat

Opinion by Jerry Crowe, Student Reporter

March 27, 2018

Mystery lures those looking for an adventure, to the call of uncharted places just waiting to be seen from space to our own bodies of water on earth. Oceans are full of wonder and mystery with our own ocean life remaining mostly undiscovered, but when lost at sea the vast open waters can be a cruel...

A marriage of old and new: Jerry on the new gaming craze

A marriage of old and new: Jerry on the new gaming craze

Opinion by Bunky Raines, Student Reporter

March 14, 2018

Brothers, Cuphead and Mugboy, gamble at the wrong casino and end up having to pay off their debt by the Devil’s contract, which is all that needs to be said about the wacky tale for the video game called “Cuphead.” “Cuphead” is a throwback to our parents or grandparent’s times when cart...