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Some Reassembly Required

Some Reassembly Required

Kamiran Hinton February 9, 2021
With extremist political ideologies, a healthcare system that costs exorbitant amounts of money and many other issues, the U.S. is missing many pieces of what it needs to be a perfect country.
PODCAST: Inauguration Wrap-up

PODCAST: Inauguration Wrap-up

Ahmed Ahmed, Kamiran Hinton, and Jackson Bogan February 2, 2021
Jackson and Ahmed discuss the inauguration and their expectations for a Biden presidency
PODCAST: Cyberpunk, finally released to the public

PODCAST: Cyberpunk, finally released to the public

Kamiran Hinton and Jackson Bogan January 23, 2021
With Cyberpunk finally released, the question being asked now, does it live up to the hype?
Theres No Issue Here

There’s No Issue Here

Kamiran Hinton January 20, 2021
Black Lives Matter protestors saw more police presence and resistance than the insurrectionist rioters earlier this month.
PODCAST: 2020 Election Wrap-Up

PODCAST: 2020 Election Wrap-Up

Ahmed Ahmed, Kamiran Hinton, Jackson Bogan, and Rhamil Taguba December 10, 2020
With the election wrapping up, our four hosts describe what they saw.
PODCAST: Cyberpunk, delays, gamings release date obsession

PODCAST: Cyberpunk, delays, gaming’s release date obsession

Kamiran Hinton and Jackson Bogan December 3, 2020
With Cyberpunk delayed again, there are concerns about the video game industry and its obsession with release dates as a whole.
PODCAST: Trusting Political Media

PODCAST: Trusting Political Media

Ahmed Ahmed, Kamiran Hinton, Jackson Bogan, and Rhamil Taguba November 24, 2020
The four of us discuss the role that the media plays in politics and distributing truthful information.
With tensions in East Asia increasing, China is further mobilizing its forces. With expenditures including a massive purchase of body armor, new armored vehicles and missile development, China seems to want to gear up quickly.   Photo Credit: Shark Shots

OP-ED: Slow it on down, Xi

Kamiran Hinton and Jackson Bogan November 3, 2020
With China becoming increasingly bold and ambitious, it’s important to think about why and how to prevent them from fully achieving their ambitions.
PODCAST: Buying, Selling in Virtual Markets

PODCAST: Buying, Selling in Virtual Markets

Kamiran Hinton and Jackson Bogan October 22, 2020
Certain games have their own virtual currencies, and many players work within the systems put in place by developers to facilitate a simulated economy, in some cases virtually identical to real-life economics.
From combat to the classroom

From combat to the classroom

Kamiran Hinton September 30, 2020
Some teachers with prior military experience at Southwest share their experiences with the armed forces.
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LIFEHACKS: SIMPLE FOODS EDITION

Kamiran Hinton September 30, 2020
We tested various food related life hacks to make your life easier.
PODCAST: Party Game Mania

PODCAST: Party Game Mania

Kamiran Hinton, Jackson Bogan, and Farhad Yazdani September 16, 2020
The gaming industry has evolved into many new and exciting genres. Recently, party games have become the dominant force throughout the community.