Author: Noah Black

Entertainment

Gorillaz track deprives listeners of ‘Momentary Bliss’

Gorillaz has always been known for its unconventional style and habitual experimentation when it comes to music. The virtual band, created by singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, has been around for over two decades, with their newest project debuting Jan. 30. The new initiative known as “Song Machine,” […]

Entertainment

‘Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind’ begins at the end

This article may contain spoilers for “Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind.” The key to a good reminder is revisiting what has already happened. A little over a year after “Kingdom Hearts 3” hit the shelves, the first paid downloadable content for the game “Kingdom Hearts 3: ReMind” was released on Jan. […]

Entertainment

‘Sirens’ foreshadows promising future for Bear Ghost

Rock band Bear Ghost debuted their new single “Sirens” across music streaming platforms Jan. 17. Originating from Phoenix, Ariz., Bear Ghost is best known for their work producing Adventure Rock music. This genre is defined by its use of storytelling, solo work and developing melodic tone to craft songs that […]

Blogs

Get in the Robot

Preface The science fiction sub-genre of giant, fighting robots or machines, colloquially known as “Mecha”, has been around since the late 1800s. However, the Mecha genre didn’t begin to reach peak popularity until the manga turned anime “Mazinger Z” debuted on television in 1972. From there the proverbial floodgates were […]

Entertainment

‘Death Stranding’ strands players in open plains

What is the Death Stranding? This is the main question that Kojima Production’s “Death Stranding” attempts to avoid answering for as long as possible. Released Nov. 8 for PS4, “Death Stranding” was created by game director Hideo Kojima. Best known for his work on the “Metal Gear” series, “Death Stranding” […]

Entertainment

‘Green Eggs and Ham’ cooks up fun on Netflix

Few things are more surreal than hearing Michael Douglas say, “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I Am.” Yet that’s part of the enjoyment that comes from Netflix’s new “Green Eggs and Ham” animated series, which made its way to the platform on […]

Features

GSA celebrates 10 years at MCCC

This November marks the 10-year anniversary of the Gender & Sexuality Alliance at Monroe County Community College. The group was created by Tom Ryder, MCCC’s Student Activities coordinator, along with Jerry Morse, a former MCCC graphic artist. Ryder said the group was created when a student petition was submitted in […]

Entertainment

‘Indivisible’ reanimates Western RPGs

On Oct. 8, 2019, “Indivisible” was released for PS4, Xbox One, Windows, Linux and macOS, with a Nintendo Switch release to be announced in the future. “Indivisible” is the second game to be released by indie developer Lab Zero Games. The developer is known for their 2D fighting game “Skullgirls.” […]

News

MCCC receives Native American Heritage Fund grant

Through a donation from the Native American Heritage Fund (NAHF), MCCC has received a financial grant amounting to $199,234. This grant was received in partnership with the River Raisin National Battlefield Park along with three different Native American groups: the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma, the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation, and […]

Features

Rafko named as new director of admissions

Holding almost 15 years of experience working in financial aid, Rafko set his sights on maintaining a directorial position after working as an associate director of financial aid at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. “I’m on the other side of the house now,” Ryan Rafko, new director of Admissions and Guidance […]