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New changes made for the betterment of a company might eventually lead to their own downfall from backlash and consumer responses as shown by Netflix and PayPal.

Netflix and bill: What the new streaming policy means for the future

Scott Winchester, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

Several weeks ago, Netflix’s support page listed a new subscription plan policy.  As a result, faced severe backlash from consumers and the media alike. New changes to their policy included paying...

65 is a science fiction dinosaur film from the writers of A Quiet Place.(Courtesy of Bron Creative)

“65” brings back fun mid-budget sci-fi

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

With a title card sequence directly inspired by “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Alien,” “65” draws the audience in with its extremely simple concept: a visitor from another planet lands on Earth...

Sick on campus? Here are some tips and tricks to help you feel better. (Graphic by Maliah White)

Eight tips for sick college students

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 15, 2023

Picture this: it’s 8 a.m. on the Monday of finals week. Today, you had anticipated writing that final paper and studying for that final exam. However, you wake up to excessive sweating, backaches, fatigue...

Bloodborne, released Mar. 24, 2015, was developed by Dark Souls developer FromSoftware. Bloodborne is the evolution of the souls-like formula and is one of the greatest PlayStation exclusive games that released on the PS4. (Photo courtesy of FromSoftware)

Bloodborne is a masterpiece in gameplay, worldbuilding and horror

Ian Young, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

When “Elden Ring” came out, I had a friend constantly pressure me to buy it so we could play together. I was intimidated and didn’t want to spend the $60, so I decided to play a game that was sitting...

A streetside view of Café Arazu at 17 W Jennings Street in Newburgh Feb. 14. (Photo by David Graber)

Café Arazu: Mediterranean cuisine, Persian grill, delicious flatbread

David Graber, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

I never really know what to say whenever someone asks me one of my most dreaded questions: “What’s your favorite restaurant in Evansville?” So many choices pop into my head from all the different...

The 95th annual Oscars will be airing on March 12. (Photo courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)

Opinion: Five phenomenal films snubbed by the Oscars

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

The movie catch-up season is coming to an end as we inch closer to the end of the awards season. The Oscars are nearly here, and the race to watch the nominees for Best Picture is underway. However, if...

Classes for the nursing program are held in the Health Professions Center. Nursing students voiced their opinions on the program. (Photo by Alyssa DeWig)

Nursing students share opinions on the program

Alyssa DeWig, News Editor February 23, 2023

Nursing students shared mixed experiences from busy schedules, to helpful faculty about the university’s nursing program. Nursing students attend classes together as a cohort, or a class of students,...

Harold Calloway has served on USI’s Board of Trustees for nearly 20 years, and was USI’s first black administrator. Calloway shares the triumphs and challenges he faced throughout his life.

Harold Calloway: From USI’s first Black administrator to Board of Trustees member

Tegan Ruhl, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 22, 2023

USI students are likely familiar with the board of trustees but don’t know how they came to be in their positions. Many trustees have been successful in their careers, are involved in their community,...

The era of streaming services has drastically changed the production and format of television. It has altered the viewing experience and the elements that once made television unique.

Opinion: Streaming services have ruined television

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

Television has been in a weird spot for the last decade. With the switch to streaming services, many changes were made to the production format, and, in most cases, these changes have been for the worse. Binge...

Members of the Black Student Union smile during one of their weekly meetings Wednesday, Feb. 1 in University Center East 2207. (Photo by Bryce West)

Black Student Union — ‘a safe haven’ for students on campus

Bryce West and Anthony Rawley February 15, 2023

The Black Student Union is a student organization on campus serving as a safe space for Black students. BSU brings students together weekly to discuss the Black community. The meetings are held Wednesdays...

Hi-Fi Rush is a rhythm action game that has a vibrant style and a colorful cast of characters. (Photo Courtesy of Xbox)

“Hi-Fi Rush” game is all killer, no filler

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer February 12, 2023

Tango Gameworks, the studio that developed “The Evil Within,” dropped a brand new game out of nowhere Jan. 25 after an Xbox livestream. “Hi-Fi Rush” is a rhythm action game that immediately garnered...

Dead Space (2023) is a remake of Dead Space (2008). The remake takes everything that worked in the original and updates it to create the best version of the survival horror classic. (Photo courtesy of Electronic Arts)

“Dead Space” (2023) modernizes a survival horror classic

Ian Young, Staff Writer February 11, 2023

It’s been nearly 15 years since the original “Dead Space” was released. During that time, other survival horror landmarks were released, such as “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard,” “Left 4 Dead 2”...

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