What really makes the Superbowl so SUPER?

With the big game approaching, students weigh in on their favorite parts of the climax to the NFL season Carl J. Bachus | Collegio Reporter NFL fans would normally be gearing up for this Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, but the matchup and the planned entertainment performances are making many decide to tune out. “I don’t like either team,” said Austin Masters, freshman in business. “It’s the same game as four years ago.” This is the second time that the Giants and Patriots have faced each other in the Super Bowl. The rematch has drawn flak, but it won’t keep students like Bo Coy from watching the…

‘Tempest’ feels lukewarm, old

St. Martin’s Griffin 2012

Todd Miller | Collegio Reporter bankrate mortgage calculator Because the New York Times bestseller list last week was full of older books that are recently being made into movies, which seems a little biased, I decided to just grab a book off the “new releases” shelf of Hastings. After a bit of looking, I came across the book “Tempest” by Julie Cross, released Jan. 17. “Tempest” is a sci-fi novel focused on time travel. In the year 2009, Jackson Meyer, a 19 year-old college student, has discovered he has the ability to jump backward in time. However, whenever he jumps back in time, nothing seems to change in the present. If he talks to a…

‘Man on a Ledge’ keeps you on edge

Suspense, plot twists create exciting experience Todd Miller | Collegio Reporter I went into “Man on a Ledge” hoping it would be good. And it was. The movie did exactly what I expected it to do, plot-wise, but still managed to throw in a few good things in along with it. Although I enjoyed the movie, it didn’t offer a lot of surprises. Sure, it took a couple twists here and there, but overall it was too predictable to be consistently unpredictable. The movie doesn’t waste any time getting to its titular problem. Three minutes in, Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) is on a ledge of a large hotel in New York City. It doesn’t take…