Kubo and the Two Strings: a visually stunning masterpiece

"If you must blink," a child-like voice says over the dark screen. "Do it now." Never have truer words been uttered to explain this visionary masterpiece. One milli-second you miss is one milli-second of the completely stunning visionary tale that is Kubo. Animated by  Laika (the studio behind Paranormal, Coraline, The Box Trolls), the story begins with a … Continue reading Kubo and the Two Strings: a visually stunning masterpiece

Cheung’s hat trick bails out lackluster soccer performance

The Springfield soccer squad found themselves in Jacksonville Tuesday evening for a matchup that could very well carry weight in the conference picture by the end of the season. The Jacksonville Crimsons were fresh off a 6-1 victory over the SHG Cyclones, which naturally raised the brows of many soccer fans in central Illinois, as … Continue reading Cheung’s hat trick bails out lackluster soccer performance

With the 2016 Presidential Elections coming up in November and new voters eligible to vote, it is safe to question the security of our personal information listed in voter registration systems in light of recent events. First reported by Yahoo in July, a hack on the election databases in Illinois and Arizona originally occurred in … Continue reading FBI Investigation: Election Database Hack

FBI Investigation: Election Database Hack

Anderson .Paak’s Malibu review

   Following the release of Dr. Dre’s Compton, rising artist, Anderson .Paak, released his second studio album, Malibu, on Jan. 15, 2016. This record, though not yet extremely popular, has allowed .Paak to standout as a very talented, respectable artist. He uses his very unique voice and talent on drums to create original, insightful and simultaneously … Continue reading Anderson .Paak’s Malibu review

Rockford, Jones shine in blowout road win

The high school football season is finally upon us. Countless teams across the state have hit the gridiron for the first time after a long and rigorous offseason: some with gargantuan shoes to fill and others with a lot to prove. The Springfield Senators found themselves in Lincoln, Ill. for their inaugural night under the … Continue reading Rockford, Jones shine in blowout road win