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The cover of Joanna Klinks poetry book, Raptus.

The Crossover’s Must-Read Books for Summer Break (2022)

Crossover Staff May 13, 2022

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief - I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick is a young adult mystery that will have you getting whiplash from the amount of plot twists. I pride myself in often being able to guess...

Screengrab from The Batman.

The Batman: A Three-Hour Deconstruction of American Mythology

Eric Banks, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

Studios love superheroes. They’ve cranked out countless comic book movies throughout the past decade, almost all of which have been box office smashes. And perhaps no hero has received as many cinematic...

A heart transplant surgery in Lviv, Ukraine. Photo by: James Buck.

Multimedia Journalist and Photographer James Buck Ventures to Ukraine and Reflects on Past Overseas Trips

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief May 2, 2022

“I watched that one person, this donor, you know, very gracefully, give up his organs and die. And then I watched those give life to the next person,” James Buck said, holding back tears as he recounted...

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‘Ya Boy Kongming’ Revisits the Three Kingdoms Period

Asher Chase, Contributor May 2, 2022

Zhuge Liang, famous strategist of Liu Bei, and one of the greatest minds during the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 AD) isn’t someone to be associated with modern culture, right? WRONG! Kongming has returned...

Song cover for Hey, Hey, Rise Up

Pink Floyd Releases First New Song in Three Decades

Jack Zuccareno, Contributor April 26, 2022

For the first time since their 1994 release of "The Division Bell," the band Pink Floyd has come forward with a new single “Hey Hey Rise Up.” They are featured on this new track alongside Ukrainian...

Ib title page.

Japanese Indie Developer Remakes 2012 Fan-Favorite Game, Ib

Marjorie Candreva, Contributor April 26, 2022

"You and the rose are connected. Know the weight of your own life." On February 27, 2012, a Japanese indie developer who goes by the name kouri published their first game; a role-playing game (RPG)...

Members of Champlain College Esports.

Digital Assimilation: Esports In An Age of Inclusivity

Katie McGuckin, Contributor April 21, 2022

Azure eyes dilate as a quartet of blades soar across the field, embedding themselves into the animated outline of her opponent. A suave and elegant voice announces the tournament’s champions as a victory...

The Fast and Furious Franchise: Why Is It so Popular?

The Fast and Furious Franchise: Why Is It so Popular?

Michael Safee, Contributor April 20, 2022

Whether you like it or not, you have probably seen at least part of a Fast and Furious movie at some point in your life. Everyone is familiar with the mega blockbusters that seem to come out every single...

Denzel Currys new album Melt My Eyes See Your Future. Photo Credit: Pitchfork.

Denzel Curry Makes New Waves with Album “Melt My Eyez See Your Future”

Andrew Dully, Contributor April 19, 2022

Hip-hop legend-in-the-making, Denzel Curry, is back. Since releasing his 2018 magnum opus “TA13OO,” Curry has kept fans satisfied by releasing two smaller projects. First in 2019 was “ZUU,” a short...

Jack White at Third Man Pressing. Photo Credit: Third Man Records.

Musician Jack White Pushes for More Vinyl Production

Adrian Randall, Contributor April 18, 2022

Jack White III recently spoke out in support of the building of more pressing plants, specifically by three major record labels: Sony Records, Universal Records, and Warner Bros. Records. In an open...

The Shield cast.

The Shield: Cops as Criminals

Eric Banks, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

“Good cop and bad cop left for the day, I’m a different kind of cop,”  Those were the words that formally introduced audiences to Vic Mackey; few other descriptions could do the character justice....

Cover photo for Elden Ring video game.

Elden Ring: Is It Truly Everyone’s Favorite Game?

Asher Chase, Contributor April 11, 2022

Elden Ring is everyone's new favorite game, yet the screams of anguish from every player would make you think otherwise.  “It’s Dark Souls hard,” is the term used by many players when a game...

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