It was the biggest week of the year for video game news, but surprisingly little fanfare greeted E3 last week.
Non-credit course options allow the general public and continuing students to expand their knowledge and seek enrichment. The goals for the courses include enrichment, empowerment and engagement. Students are able to register for courses online at siue.edu/educational-outreach.
With a 97 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, “Booksmart” was bound to be a solid movie. And it is. The movie has all the characteristics of a good coming-of-age drama, and it refuses to fall into the trap that so many in this genre have done before.
Turning away from bad break-ups or other mainstream music topics, artists are using political statements within their lyrics to hopefully create change, ranging from Beyonce’s “Formation” about police brutality or Genesis’ “Land of Confusion” about questioning the wisdom of leaders in power.
Last summer, the Center for Spirituality and Sustainability at SIUE began housing Art Hives — a small, community-based project mirrored from a global campaign. Whether it be for therapeutic reasons or just to give someone a place to create, Art Hives brings a sense of community to the area.
Autonomous robots are the name of the game in an annual competition called “botball,” which tasks middle school and high school students to work together to program robots based on practical ideas.
Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature Valerie Vogrin teaches students about writing, literature and English inside of the classroom. However, outside of the classroom, Vogrin has created many fiction works to inspire and educate students beyond the typical curriculum.
For people seeking a video game that won’t fight back much, but instead offers an adorable experience that will make them feel great inside, look no further than “Yoshi’s Crafted World.”
Each major comes with their own trials and tribulations. Not all majors are made equal, either. Sure, some may require more math, some may require more writing, but all university students face their own difficulties in their own specific regards.
Geography goes beyond the study of maps and landforms, and the diversity in geography club’s activities reflects this. The club and Gamma Theta Upsilon, an international honor society in geography, not only expose students to geography-related activities, such as hikes, but also provide the…
Ubisoft’s second foray into the realm of persistent online games tops “The Division” by leaps and bounds — standing as a true pinnacle of its genre, adding numerous quality-of-life improvements, a living world and another hyper-realistic city to the first game’s promising formula.
Two years ago, members of SIUE’s class of 2021 were experiencing a lot of lasts; last football games, last homecomings and last first days. However, sophomore Jordan Lipe could not accept the fact that her last season of color guard in high school would be the last of her life.
Many think learning one language is hard enough, but junior computer science major Ahmad Masalha, of Dabburiya, Israel, knows seven. Masalha said he wishes more people knew multiple languages so they could all practice new languages together.
Micaela Maco, a junior secondary English education major of Centralia, Illinois, is a first-generation Peruvian immigrant. Her parents first came to America before she was born, and the experience of being a child to Peruvian immigrants has shaped her culture and life.
“M*A*S*H” and “Providence” star Mike Farrell told a packed Dunham Hall about the history and dangers of climate change through the portrayal of the late climatologist Charles David Keeling last week as part of this year’s Arts & Issues series.
In order to find patients for their exit board exams, fourth-year SIU School of Dental Medicine students recently provided free screenings for community members.
The Dungeons and Dragons Club has been around for four years. This year they plan to reach over 70 members and become one of the largest clubs on campus.
Many students only visit Textbook Service to get their books and go. However, the employees at Textbook Service do more than just help students get their books during rush week; they are always prepping for the semester ahead.
Surrounded by the aroma of food and sounds of laughing students in the basement of the Morris University Center, University Hair salon has housed 51 years of makeovers and memories.
“New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe” is essentially the same game released in 2012, which is great for those who missed it or never played it because what’s here is some of the best Mario platforming ever, even if the base game feels a little easy.
Linsey the kitten is finding new hope — and hopefully a home — at the Metro East Humane Society following a rescue that likely saved her life.
Children from the Edwardsville area and surrounding communities spent time with student-athletes on Friday at the annual Kids’ Night Out event at the Vadalabene Center.
The Alestle staff set out to find the best holiday treats in the Metro East. From lattes and ice cream to festive cookies. We hope you’ve been nice — these treats sure are.
In the past several years, The 1975 has risen to the forefront of Britpop bands much like Arctic Monkeys and the Neighbourhood. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the band’s third album, “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships,” since it was teased by drummer George Daniel in late 2016.
“Artifact” is Valve’s first new game in years, and it’s quite different from their normal outing. Based on the ridiculously popular “Dota 2,” “Artifact” is a card game that’s unique, difficult, intriguing and all-around fun.
Out of 13 teams from Lindenwood, Missouri S&T, Webster University and Mizzou, SIUE earned first and third place during the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest on Nov. 3.
For many SIUE students, Facilities Management is only ever seen while raking leaves around campus or resetting circuit breakers in buildings, but what many don’t know is that their presence on campus involves more than just mundane maintenance.
Over the last few years, mainstream film has finally begun to widely explore black culture. Releases like “Black Panther” in early 2018 have reinforced the emergence of black cinema in America, just like 2016’s “Moonlight” allowed further success in “BlacKkKlansman” and “The Hate U Give” lat…
The “League of Legends” season eight world championship finals were hosted in South Korea on Nov. 3, and China’s Invictus Gaming absolutely smashed Europe’s Fnatic.
Following Rockstar’s 2013 hit “Grand Theft Auto V” is a massive undertaking, but Rockstar has quite possibly found their best game ever with “Red Dead Redemption 2.”