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Underrated classics: ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’

Underrated classics: ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’

Despite its low popularity, “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” ran for seven seasons before cancellation. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Domestic Television) Owen Johnson Connector Staff There have been five “Star Trek” television series that have been brought to the small screen over the franchise’s half century of existence. The three that people remember are “The

‘Rise’ delivers the downside of the DAPL

As of April 4, the Dakota Access Pipeline has been completed and is ready for operation. (Courtesy of Viceland) Katrina Desrosiers Connector Editor Though the mainstream media coverage about the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has slowed and construction has begun, Native American residents are still fighting to protect their sacred land. To draw attention back

“The Walking Dead” kicks back off with a bang

The mid season premiere, “Rock in the Road,” was watched by an estimated 12 million people, making it the third most watched episode this season. (Courtesy of AMC) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Football season is over. That means the zombie-slaying, skull-crushing, narrative-driven survival horror has returned to Sunday nights. After a two-month hiatus, AMC’s hit

A ‘series’ of unfortunate episodes

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” is based on the 13-book long series of the same name. (Courtesy of Netflix) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor How many versions of the same storyline is too many? “A Series of Unfortunate Events” is based off of the books by Lemony Snicket, the pen name of author Daniel Handler. Back

“Black Mirror” leaves a lasting impression

This review was originally printed in February 2015. Due to an editorial error, it wasn’t posted online until now. (Photo courtesy of Channel 4) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor Since the genre was first conceived, science fiction stories have had a fascination with the prospect of technology going horribly wrong, and it’s not hard to see

Black Mirror season 3 paints a grim vision of the future

“Black Mirror” was originally developed for Great Britain’s Channel 4 network before the rights to the series were purchased by Netflix in 2015. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Black Mirror” is a science-fiction anthology series created by Charlie Brooker back in 2011, with the newest season sponsored by Netflix. The series is

‘The Walking Dead’ regains its footing

17 million viewers tuned in for the Season 7 premiere.(Courtesy of AMC) Owen Johnson Connector Staff After the season six finale ended on a cliffhanger right before revealing which of the show’s 11 characters met their gruesome end at the hands of Negan (Jeffery Dean Morgan), there was some worry that the show had reached

Stranger Things is one of the best shows on Netflix

“Stranger Things” is the second television show written by the Duffer Brothers, the first being last year’s “Wayward Pines”. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Brock Johnson Connector Staff An homage to 80s culture casting five young actors under the age of 15, “Stranger Things” stands out as one of Netflix’s boldest ventures. The young group of

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