When Overtime Met Orange

The Difference Between Sports Announcer Commentary for the Ages and Straight Up Irritation - By Alden Lee and Taylor Hall The world of sports, as...

The cost of a condom

In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day, Student Health & Counseling Center dedicated the 7th through the 14th to being Health Sexuality Week, including the spreading of one particular supply: condoms.

Four years of campus housing; a fond(ish) farewell

As I near the end of my stay at our high class campus housing, I feel the need to reminisce on my time here....

Police Scanner

Monday, Sept. 17 People dismantle bench and vanish 5:39 p.m. - An individual reported that several people seemed to be taking apart a bench near the King Career Center north of campus. One officer responded and determined "the bench had been dismantled." The subjects were not located, and King Career Center security was notified.

O.R.W.: Dance, Churchill, Dance!

A group of  friends and I recently took it upon ourselves to serve up some lobster as a prelude to UAA’s Homecoming Dance. It...

Red Hook: Copper Hook Copper Ale

I've just been told that I can do a regular column on Beer. What a blast. What they may not know is just how...

Camp Hard III: Camp hard with a vengeance

On TNL’s website last week, I promised you all a heroic action column. Now, assuming you’ve all significantly lowered your standards for the words “action” and “heroic,” I’m ready to deliver.

‘God of War III’ an epic finale with great effects

“God of War III” Santa Monica  Studio Release Date: March 16, 2010 “God of War III” is a masterpiece. The opening scene will drop even the most...

‘X’ and ‘Y’ are super effective

The “Pokemon” franchise has seemingly been stuck in a state of flux, being unable to move past the many tropes and conventions that made it popular in the first place. While the games themselves have generally been stellar, they’ve hardly made any major improvements over one another, aside from adding a new batch of creatures every installment. With “X” and “Y,” though, the series makes several sweeping changes that make the latest entries great for both newcomers and seasoned trainers alike.

O.R.W.: The morning routine

There’s an art to waking up at the exact right moment. Some have the ability, with internal clocks so finely tuned they could provide...

‘Destiny’ is too ambitious

Bungie is primarily known as the developer of the “Halo” series. Even three years after it split off from Microsoft, its staff remained loyal...

“The Hateful Eight” takes it slow

Can Tarantino make a slower film work?

‘Dead Island’ a lifeless romp into zombie territory

Imagine this scenario: you’re waiting for a toy to come out, and it’s a toy that will impact your social status on the playground...

Pumpkin pie and Oktoberfest in a beer

Think pumpkin pie and pale ale. This ale is brewed with actual pumpkin along with the spices usually associated with the fruit in pie form. These spices are overt, making themselves apparent in the odor and flavor of the ale. The beauty here is found in a near to perfect pairing of these spices with a solid base of hops, generating a pleasing combination of bitter and sweet and something in between.

‘Metal Gear Solid 4’

Each year a number of triple-A titles are released to much fanfare, developers trumpeting them as watershed games that signal radical progress for the video game medium. "Halo 3," Grand Theft Auto IV," "Call of Duty 4" - basically, a lot of fours masquerading as the Second Coming.

The Walking Shred: an adventure in Alaska’s backcountry

  My backcountry ski course met way too damn early the Friday before spring break, loading the bus with what seemed to be enough gear...

Downloadable game offers some explosive fun

Xbox owners looking for a fun diversion from the deluge of shooters and sports games on the platform should look no further than the quirky puzzle/platform/social experiment game "'Splosion Man." You play an explosive science experiment has broken out of his containment and is running amok in the same laboratory in which he was created.

Orange Rhymes With: Anchorage gets plundered: Pirate Pub Crawl 2014

I’ve never been a big fan of bars. With the exception of the beer itself, they’re typically filled with loud drunks, dancing, desperate singles...

Seawolf Slug: Ebola: What me, worry?

By Klax Zlubzecon Translated by George Hyde I saw a picture on Facebook that summed up my opinions on this whole Ebola thing quite nicely: “More Americans...

‘Inferno’ twisted

Game: “Dante’s Inferno” Maker: Electronic Arts; Artifical Mind and Movement Release Date: Feb 9, 2010 www.dantesinferno.com A portion of “The Divine Comedy” has been brought to consoles thanks...

Orange Rhymes With: Scorched Patriotism

Pwhoosh, pew…BOOM! There are few sounds in this world that can instantly strike fear into my heart. One is the sound of a baby crying...

‘The Lone Ranger’: Can great acting make up for a mess of a script?

The Lone Ranger is an American icon. The mask, the hat and the simple uttering of “Hi ho Silver, away!” are as American as our flag. So, does Gore Verbinski, director of the famous “Pirates of the Caribbean” saga, do the American legend justice? Well, kind of.

Police Scanner

Moose and drunks cause campus commotions.

Sports in the Slug Empire

Klax discusses basketball, sports and violence

The Escher complex of ‘Antichamber’

Enter the world of “Antichamber,” a first-person PC puzzler developed by industry newcomer Alexander Bruce. Bruce has been working on the game for four years. What he accomplished is incredible.

Orange Rhymes With: Sweet vengeance

Vengeance is a funny thing. Don’t misunderstand me. I don’t mean that vengeance is odd or peculiar. I mean that the act of getting revenge is so funny to me that a good bit of vengeance can leave me with an excited buzz for days.

‘Classic Dark’ dark lager bends the rules

Henry Weinhard’s Classic Dark Blitz-Weinhard Brewing, Hood River, OR 4.81% ABV, IBU 19.9 4 out of 5 stars "Henry Weinhard’s Classic Dark” is an example of a beer...

‘Bride Wars’ too out of touch for audience to care

Do not be mistaken. Although brides are involved, "Bride Wars" is not a romantic comedy. It is meant to be a comedy of errors, but whether or not it succeeds is up for debate. Best friends Liv (Kate Hudson, "Fool's Gold") and Emma (Anne Hathaway, "Get Smart") have dreamed of their perfect wedding day since they were very young, but due to a scheduling mishap, their weddings are booked for the same prestigious location on the same day.

‘Amelia’ biopic doesn’t fly

"Amelia" Directed by: Mira Nair STARRING: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor RUN TIME: 111 min. It's hard to make a movie about something everyone already knows about....