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[28 May 2018 | Comments Off on Dance (Dance Revolution) the night away | ]

Mohawk College gamers turned out in force for last Tuesday’s Videogame Tournament at the Arnie. Different demographics occupied the dance floor, as gamers tried anything from Jenga to NHL 13, stirring up some good, old-fashion rivalries. The night was filled with Dance-offs and competitions, with the last person standing winning a box full of games, valued at well over $100.
This event brought together students who might not be too keen on the traditional pub scene. We Got Game hosted the event, bringing Xbox 360′s, PlayStation 3s and Nintendo WIIs for …

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[16 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug | ]

Oh Smaug the stupendous, I was not prepared for your magnificence. The Desolation of Smaug is one of those rare film adaptations that just might outdo the version on the page. Now is not the time for such judgments, the film does leave some fun parts from the book by ralph lauren france the wayside, but by the closing moments of the film only the truest of ardent Tolkien fans will have cause to complain. The 3D Imax was once ralph lauren soldes again an experience well worth the inflated price and the film keeps you …

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on On Kenilworth Avenue | ]

Police cruisers, an ambulance and numerous spectators gathered at the corner of Kenilworth Avenue and Hope Street on the morning of November 9th.  The block was enclosed with yellow caution-tape. Police officers took witness statements – “he was just walking his dog,” said one observer. “Next thing I knew, he was on the ground. Dead.”
The victim in question was ex-Hells Angels member Lou Malone, 49. His death was believed to be a gang hit.
This scene exemplifies some of the major struggles of Kenilworth Avenue. Gang violence and excessive crime severely …

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Mens varsity basketball: Halfway to the peak | ]

It would be too easy to say it’s been an uphill battle for the Mountaineers.
But for anyone who’s been watching Mohawk men’s basketball team, it simply hasn’t been the case.
The men have soared to a 7-2 record as they reach the mid-way point of the season, including a 10-0 preseason record.
That preseason included a win against cross-town opponents McMaster University, who currently sit in first place in the OUA West Division. It was their first win in the third exhibition match against a strong Marauder squad, and put spectators on notice …

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[11 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on There’s no such thing as “normal” | ]

Half-reclined on a black leather couch with his head propped in one hand, Mat Smith exudes an openness that is rare for a man who generally prefers the intimate company of his music. Dressed in a black sweater and khaki pants, he sports an affable smile whilst pulling a blanket- adorned with a teddy bear wearing a Santa hat- over himself to keep warm. The gas fireplace across from him is warming the room, but too slowly for his immediate liking.
By all accounts, Mat Smith looks like the average 23-year-old; mousy brown …