Attending the issue of attendance

Ah yes, college; a product that many people have purchased, in hopes to one day receive a paper that will give them access to better employment, better finances and, most importantly, more fulfilling lives. Whether it be SC4, SVSU, GVSU or any other conglomeration of numbers and codes, it is certain that either through one’s…

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 in my age bracket I just recently got access to it 24/7 when I got an iphone. Since then I…

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 and a way to waste the day scrolling through what the average “Redditor” considers entertaining.

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 games, for turning American teenagers into murderers.

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 say whether I will continue to buy from the Pokémon franchise this upcoming fall. Pokémon X and Y will be…

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 Square Gazette looks a bit different this time around. Well I did that. Let’s take a look, shall we?

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 live up to its wild reputation. Shelties are ranked #6 on Stanley Coren’s dog intelligence study with a very high…