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SNL not dead yet

COMMENTARY BY: JAMES WALSH They’ve got a fever. And the only prescription is more cast members. Lorne Michaels, creator and producer of the historic sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live”…

Letter to the editor: Response to Dr. Parente

COMMENTARY BY: CHRISTIAN KROKUS, PH.D. Dear Editor, While I am grateful to Dr. Parente for calling our campus’s attention to the complex and agonizing circumstances of the Syrian war and…

‘Insidious 2’ entertains fans of original film

BY BRIANNA KELLEY STAFF WRITER If I were to make a list of my top 10 horror movies, “Insidious” would be in the top five. It was one of the…

NHL 14 offers familiar fun for gamers

BY JAMES WALSH STAFF WRITER NHL 14 was just released Sept. 10, and holy puck is it good. The game, distributed by EA Sports, is available for Xbox, Playstation 3…

Key and Peele return for third season

BY THOMAS FOTI STAFF WRITER Comedy duo Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele returned to Comedy Central Wednesday night for the season three premiere of “Key and Peele.” In the first…

Recent deaths threaten rising business of EDM shows

BY ANDREA RICKETTI BUSINESS WRITER The popular new music genre of electric dance music (EDM) has attracted much more than music lovers. The EDM business encompasses a vast variety of…

Summers drops out of race to run Federal Reserve

BY DANIEL MASSARI BUSINESS WRITER In a press meeting Sunday, President Obama said that the former Treasury secretary and possible Federal Reserve chairman candidate Larry Summers has withdrawn his name…

New Apple iOS 7 update debuts

BY LOUIS BALZANI STAFF WRITER Apple released iOS 7, the next version of the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Wedneday. The update provides users with…

Nissan Juke competes in crossover market

BY MATHEW CORSO SCIENCE & TECH CORRESPONDENT The 2013 Nissan Juke is Nissan’s attempt to “sport up” its crossover line of vehicles. Some people have given Nissan a hard time…

Brain dictates other’s actions in study

BY ELIZABETH POLISHAN SCIENCE & TECH CORRESPONDENT Scientists broke down the barrier between human brains with the first ever brain-to-brain interface. Researcher Rajesh Rao transmitted a brain signal that traveled…