‘Wrath of the Lich King’ set to return

Tens of thousands of players pack servers ahead of game’s Sept. 26 release Classic servers released in 2018 to allow players to experience older versions of “World of Warcraft” starting with the original 2005 release and progressing through the rest of the expansions with “Wrath of the Lich King” being their second.  Blizzard Entertainment is re-releasing the expansion “Wrath of the Lich King” (2008) for their hit MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) “World of Warcraft” to be playable on their Classic Servers on Sept. 26.  “Wrath of the Lich King” is free for any player with an active…

Spoken word artist ShySpeaks performs

ShySpeaks, an American hip-hop and spoken word artist, shared her voice to highlight a message of empowerment and resilience at a Women’s History Month in March.  While the event’s purpose was to focus on the strength of women, ShySpeaks emphasized the importance of strength in males as well.  “I loved how her message accompanied all people,” said Mat Morels, a liberal arts major. “I was most inspired when she said that we can achieve anything as long as the work is being put in.” With a combination of hip-hop instrumentals and spoken word, ShySpeaks creates a reflective dialogue using personal…

Spring break entertainment calendar

From classic rock to metal to rap to country music, fans of live music will have plenty of options for spring break this year. For those who grew up in the 80s, R.E.O. Speedwagon will bring their hits to the American Bank Center’s Selena Auditorium on March 12. The bands hits include “Keep on Loving You” and “Take it on the Run” among many others. Also on March 12. Reggae music with Flat Broke at the Black Monk Tavern. On March 13, the House of Rock presents Soulfly. The band provides hard grinding metal tunes such as “Back to the…

Wicked Age proves that rock is not dead

As music continues to evolve, the art of good old rock ‘n’ roll seems to be fading away. Bands like Motley Crue, Ratt and Poison, whose mantras were “Live Fast, Die Young and Rock Hard,” have almost become distant memories except for the multitude of farewell tours. One local band continues to rock on and provide rock ‘n’ roll connoisseurs with heavy grooves and party jams that will motivate fans to get up and dance. “Our influences range from Queen to Led Zepplin to AC/DC and many other classic rock bands,” said Ruthless Jon, drummer for the band Wicked Age.…

HBO MAX’s ‘KIMI’ is a technological thriller

The new thriller film “KIMI” was released Feb. 10 on the streaming service HBO MAX. If you don’t already have a subscription, you may want to get one — it’s that good. Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh, known for the “Ocean’s Eleven” franchise, does it again by giving his viewers an hour and a half-long movie that will keep them on their toes but also wanting more. This film will give you the same uneasy feeling if you knew for fact that our devices are listening to each one of our conversations. But really KIMI, an Alexa-like device, is…