Author Archives: Shane Foley

‘Pokemon Colosseum:’ Or walk in a desert for 40 hours

‘Pokemon Colosseum:’ Or walk in a desert for 40 hours

‘Pokemon Colosseum’ was the best-selling RPG released on the GameCube. (Courtesy of The Pokemon Company) Shane Foley Connector Staff In comparison to its two predecessors, “Pokemon Colosseum” was a large departure for the line of main console “Pokemon” games. Although the “Pokemon Stadium” entries were popular, The Pokemon Company elected to stray away from the

Gambling After Dark shows record-breaking turnout

Shane Foley Connector Editor In its fourth year of operation, The Gambling After Dark decimated its previous attendance record, now clocking in at 455 attendees this year. Many improvements were implemented by the Gambling After Dark team to make this year’s event much larger than years past. One of the biggest changes they were able

More tables, better prizes, bigger event: Gambling After Dark steps up their game big time

(from left to right) Teresa Santana, Jon Rodgers, John Romano and Nicole Hamel made up last year’s e-board. (Courtesy of John Romano) Shane Foley Connector Editor Occuring for the fourth year in a row, the event many have come to know as Gambling After Dark has undergone a huge makeover. This year’s event will host

Great treats for fans at games

Shane Foley Connector Editor Amongst the many bullets on Men’s and Women’s Basketball’s to do list this year will certainly be to raise their attendance numbers. While the few games last year at the Tsongas Center were played to large home crowds, Costello Gym has traditionally had a rougher time getting students through the door.

Prog elements in new Avenged Sevenfold album

“The Stage” was released the day it was announced. (Courtesy of Capitol) Shane Foley Connector Editor Like their previous effort, “Hail to the King,” Avenged Sevenfold’s new album is one piece of work nobody seems to agree on. “The Stage” has been released to a myriad of different opinions. Some people think its the worst

Classic game review: ‘Yugioh: Forbidden Memories’

Shane Foley  Connector Editor Some gamers have described certain titles as being comparable to “work.” Anybody who has done the artifact hunt in “Metroid Prime” can relate. Some games, as fun as they are, have certain aspects that require the gamer to engage in long, tedious tasks to complete the game. Think of diffusing all

UMatter brings Fresh Check Day to South Campus

Shane Foley Connector Editor Fresh Check Day, an event on the South Campus quad sponsored by UMatter, raised awareness for the importance of mental health as well as many other issues around campus, such as suicide prevention. UMatter began “four years ago to help raise awareness of suicide prevention,” said Jackie Keeves, who not only

Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover shines in ‘Atlanta’

In “Atlanta”, Glover (right) manages the career of Paper Boy (center). (Photo courtesy of FX) Shane Foley Connector Editor “Atlanta,” the new TV show produced by Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover, may be among the rapper/singer/comedian/actor’s boldest projects to date. The show is rather heavy, touching upon some deep issues, yet Glover manages to weave his

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