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Diversions: The Name of the Wind

I was introduced to Patrick Rothfuss’ Name of the Wind in the spring of 2010. My boyfriend had been trying to get me to read the book for quite some time and I continued to make up reasons as to… [continue reading]

Ask Quentin

          Dear Quentin, I have a problem with a professor. We just don’t get a long and every class is torture. Is there anything I can do to turn this situation around? Sincerely, Jeff Finkner  … [continue reading]

Weakly Thoery: Slangwhanger

Slangwhanger: is not a theory at all actually. It is just a noun that could very well be used to describe myself and most of the other people that write for the Quill. And, most of the politicians in our… [continue reading]

Survival Horror and Modern Horror

Last week I defined horror as the combination of two states: the build-up, which prepares the viewer by building up tension; and the reaction, where a jump from tension startles the viewer from that state of tension into revulsion. A… [continue reading]

Review: Gryphon Trio

This last Sunday I had the joy of watching the Gryphon Trio perform at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall.  This was an amazing experience as this Canadian group featuring Annalee Patipatanakoon on Violin, Roman Borys on cello and James Parker… [continue reading]

In Memory: Spirit Day 2014

Spirit Day is an annual tradition that occurs on the third Thursday of October to take a stand against the bullying of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT*) youth. On October 16th, support was shown by wearing purple – the… [continue reading]

Science for the Masses

Over the last few weeks. The science department has been putting on a series of really great seminars highlighting a wide range of interesting topics. Chemistry, biology, geography… anything you are interested in. In case you haven’t seen the schedule… [continue reading]

A Haunted Forest

Every year Big Brothers and Sisters of Brandon put on a Haunted House event. For the last two years they have opted to hold the event out at Turtle Crossing and call it a Haunted Forest. The experience is thrilling… [continue reading]

BUSU Food Drive

All dressed up for Halloween and no place to go? Then why not come out and support BUSU in their annual food drive. It’s real simple, all you have to do it trick or treat. Only instead of candy you… [continue reading]

Review: The Binding of Issac

Genre: Horror, Dungeon Crawl, Roguelike Developers: Edmund McMillen, Florian Himsl Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 What exactly is Binding of Isaac, and why should it be of interest to you? Binding of Isaac is a story about an overzealous mother, demanded… [continue reading]