The thing I love is killing me

Much like every 20 something I grew up with the internet, and I love it. I get most of my information and entertainment from it, and I have a website *Cough* Piratesub.blogspot.com. Unlike most people…

The Front Page of the Internet

Reddit.com is a social news titan, platform for internet freedom and the self-appointed “Front Page of the Internet.” I, like many other college students who flock to the site daily, came for the cat pictures…

Are Video Games Making us Violent

After the recent slew of mass shootings that have happened across our country, Americans are looking for something to blame. While some are blaming the current gun laws, others have accused the media, specifically video…

Ending it Here

Everything could really be reaching an end at this point. As a kid who remembers that crisp spring day in 1999 where I was offered this addictive game – no, lifestyle – I can't honestly…

New semester, new paper

Hello, everyone. As you can tell by the by line I’m Zack Penzien and I take care of the hardcopy design around here. If you were here last semester, you will notice that the Erie…

Raising a Puppy Cesar Style

Researching the Shetland Sheep dog before buying one at a few weeks old had me horrified. Part of me was excited to have an essentially miniscule collie, and another part was anxious that it would…