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Helplessness and Horror Games

So far, I’ve covered a basic formula for horror, (build-up + reaction = horror) and the effects that survival has on horror games in building up the tension of the build-up, as well as internalizing the reaction and horror periods… [continue reading]

Review: Madoka Magica

Genre: Magical Girl, Dark Fantasy, Horror Studio: Shaft Rating: 5.5 / 5 To save us both some time, I’ll start by telling you this: go watch this anime. It doesn’t matter what your tastes are. It doesn’t matter whether you… [continue reading]

Review: The Evil Within

Genre: Survival Horror, Action/Adventure Developer: Tango Gameworks Platform: PS3, PS4, X360, XOne, PC Rating: 3.5/5 With the Survival Horror genre having been stale on the gaming console scene lately, one such fan of the sort might have found themselves looking… [continue reading]

Ask Quentin

          I fear that my friend has been possessed. Lately she has been listening to Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber incessantly. I’m suspicious of the town witch, how should I proceed? Ashley T.   Dear Ashley,… [continue reading]

Global View: What’s Scarier, Zombies or Diabetes?

The 31st of October is Halloween in Canada. As everyone knows, children dress up as princesses, monsters, and many famous characters and go “trick-or-treating” to collect chocolates from house to house. However, for Korea and most Asian countries, October 31st… [continue reading]

#PSL Marathon

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning the prettiest shades of orange and yellow (totally Instagram-worthy), the weather is perfect for leggings and boots, and, the mother of all things White Girl, Starbucks, brings back the definition… [continue reading]

Settling In

Glen P Sutherland Gallery and Brandon University are proud to present, “Settling In”. This exhibition features various artworks created by students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Brandon University. The artwork on display encompasses multiple forms of media… [continue reading]

Mayoral Election Results

Another Election has come and gone and with it a new mayor is crowned. Rick Chrest, a former councillor and owner of Leon’s Furniture store in Brandon, has been elected as the 38th mayor to enter into office. According to… [continue reading]

BU Orchestra Hits the Right Notes

The sweetly surreal melodies of the Brandon University Orchestra reverberated throughout Knox United Church on Wednesday, October 22nd. Beginning at 8:00 PM, some of BU’s finest musicians demonstrated their superb talent in front of a crowd of around 75. Led… [continue reading]

Bobcat Men’s Basketball

The Bobcats Men’s team took to the court last weekend past against Dakota College, winning both of their games on Friday and Saturday. Seeing them fight back from losing or having a close match is always entertaining. Friday night for… [continue reading]