Author: James Sanford

Ready Player One hits chore to the message of reality

  Ready Player One, the holy grail of ‘80s pop culture films, hit theaters March 30. In a world where people are literally escaping the real world by entering a virtual one, the reality of the film seems all to real of a possible future. It’s 2049 and the entire population is living in a world that isn’t real. It’s known as the Oasis. A place that is accessed through a futuristic VR headset and suit that allows the user to be physically in one place and inside of an entire virtualistic universe. It’s a place where anyone can...

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Netflix shows to feed your darker side

  Netflix has a wide variety of shows that are worth staying up and watching until 2 a.m., regardless of an early work day. Netflix began as a popular destination for well-loved movies and shows. Recently, Netflix has shown a more diverse and edgier versions of shows that keep you awake at night. For those seeking a darker side of Netflix, here are four shows worth binge-watching. Peaky Blinders Cillian Murphy stars as the leader of a gangster family in Birmingham, England following WWI. The gangster mob, known as the “Peaky Blinders,” is run by the Shelby family, which...

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Student spotlight: Victoria Ekpoma shares what she wants to bring back to Nigeria from the International Student Council

Women in the United States are being encouraged now more than ever to go to school and get an education. In a recent article by The Review, Tara Ivie of the Women’s Success Center said that there has been a higher number of women enrolling in school than men at UVU. For Victoria Ekpoma, that is something she hopes to see for the women in her home country of Nigeria. “In Nigeria, women are still not as inspired to move beyond their comfort zones,” Ekpoma said. “Women are still expected to be handed things and are expected to wait...

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Fight the New Drug founder shares a need to educate about pornography

Fight the New Drug is a nonprofit organization centered in Utah that has one goal: to fight the effects of pornography. The organization’s founder, Clay Olsen, visited UVU March 8 to speak about what the organization means when they say they are fighting the effects of pornography. Although many would characterize Olsen as an entrepreneur, he would characterize himself as a fighter. “I never planned on doing this when I was young. This wasn’t on the list of career options growing up,” Olsen said in front of a student-body audience in the Grande Ballroom. Olsen said that the reason...

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Anti-porn activist shares effects of pornography

Fight the New Drug is a nonprofit organization centered in Utah that has one goal: to fight the effects of pornography. The organization’s founder, Clay Olsen, visited UVU March 8 to speak about what the organization means when they say they are fighting pornography. Although many would characterize Olsen as an entrepreneur, he would characterize himself as a fighter. “I never planned on doing this when I was young. This wasn’t on the list of career options growing up,” Olsen said in front of a student-body audience in the Grande Ballroom. Olsen said that the reason he decided to...

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