Speak Up And Be Heard, Geeks And Gamers!

It’s not okay to threaten a school shooting. It’s not okay to threaten to kill someone’s family. It’s not okay to find someone’s address and post it online without consent. It’s not okay to try to induce someone into committing suicide. It’s not okay to threaten someone with rape. None of these things is okay,…
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The Frost Giants: A New UND Nickname?

The Sioux nickname issue is over for the University of North Dakota, but it has left UND without a nickname and a mascot. Last week, UND grad Lisa Monte wrote a letter to the Grand Forks Herald suggesting a new nom de game: The Frost Giants. That’s pretty clever, actually–it’s right out of Norse myth.…
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Review: Didn’t It Rain, Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie, known for portraying a talented, bitter physician on “House,” loves the blues, and despite being British, he’s released two blues albums — “Let Them Talk” and “Didn’t It Rain.” I’m a bit impulsive at times, so when I saw the name “Hugh Laurie” on a CD on the shelf (yes, I still buy…
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Help Needed: Songs About Disasters

What’s your favorite disaster song? I have been chided about not blogging often enough, and I said that once I was done with our upcoming totally-awesome Progress edition (really, it was fun to do this year!) I would start blogging again. I’m not quite finished, so maybe I can get some help from my audience,…
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Rip Haywire Offers Snarky Adventure

The Jamestown Sun recently added three new comics to its roster, and as one of them is a serial adventure comic — and we started in the middle of a storyline — I thought I would provide readers with a quick guide to the new comic, Rip Haywire. According to Wikipedia, Rip Haywire is written…
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