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Mace & Crown | February 28, 2015

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Staff Columns Archives * Mace & Crown

New School Tactics Born From Old School Habits

February 26, 2014 |

In light of recent news involving free-to-play games like “Candy Crush Saga” and “Dungeon Keeper” showing their true colors, as money-grubbing tools for companies rather than a gamer’s best friend, I realized that this newer genre of game has roots deep in the days of arcade machines and quarters. Free-to-play games, or pay-to-win games, depending […]Read More

Crown Jewels

November 13, 2013 |

Rousey Defends her Championship Against Tate in one of the most Anticipated Rematches in UFC History For the first time in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, two women are coaches of The Ultimate Fighter reality television series. These women will then square off against each other when they headline UFC 168 on Saturday, […]Read More

The Benchwarmers: Who is Allen Iverson?

November 13, 2013 |

How often do you sit back and think about your childhood? I’m not talking about the days filled with whining about zits and whether that “special” someone read the 12 text messages you sent him/her in an hour. I’m talking about the Nesquik-drinking, Nickelodeon-watching, play outside until-you fell out days. In all honesty, I’m guilty […]Read More

Ask Meghan

September 18, 2013 |

Question: I know this may sound stupid, but I am really superstitious and I don’t know what to do about Friday the 13th. My boyfriend got into a car accident four years ago on Friday the 13th and I haven’t been able to forget it since. Thankfully, he was okay but I still feel weird […]Read More

Crown Jewels: Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2013 |

Memoriam for those lost on that dark, fateful day in American history: Four words sum it all up: We. Will. Never. Forget. Those words are a symbol of the solidarity of the great country of the United States of America and those who died on that fateful day of September 11, 2001. Many individuals would […]Read More

What is Nintendo Thinking?

September 4, 2013 | 9

The 3DS is one of the bestselling consoles of this generation, selling 1.4 million system units and 11.4 million games in the last quarter of the year according to Nintendo’s own financial reports. The 3DS has outsold every one of Nintendo’s other consoles, including the recently released Wii U. Nintendo made a shocking announcement last […]Read More

Affleck as Batman: Say It Isn’t So!

September 4, 2013 |

To quote an internet meme, “did you hear about the new Batman actor? Christian Bale fans have really Ben Affleckted by it.” The movie and internet world cracked around Aug. 22, when Academy Award winner, Ben Affleck was cast as the Dark Knight in the upcoming “Man of Steel” sequel. Lines were drawn. Supporters and […]Read More

Epicurious Eats: Summer

April 24, 2013 |

Everybody can feel it. Classes are coming to an end, projects are due, and exams are underway, but it’s what comes after that everyone is counting down until, summer. To help aid you in this wonderful transition from stress to relaxation, these meals will provide you, your family, and your friends, with some great memories […]Read More

Advice Column 4/24

April 24, 2013 | 5

College can be stressful and your friends might be too fake to give you the real answer, so why not post an anonymous question and get the answer you’ve been waiting for? “Ask Meghan” is an advice columnist ready to listen and help you with all of your dilemmas, whatever they may be.  All posts […]Read More

Crown Jewels 4/24 edition

April 24, 2013 |

About a year ago, I wrote an article entitled “American Idol versus The Voice” and gave you five reasons to choose the former over the latter. I ranted about everything from Idol having the better host, contestants, and judges. It was a very strong position for me, which I held for a very long period […]Read More

Advice Column

April 17, 2013 |

College can be stressful, so why make it more stressful by asking for advice from friends that are too fake to give you the real answer? Instead, you can ask Meghan! Anonymously ask Meghan your questions and get the answer you’ve been waiting for. Ask Meghan is an advice columnist ready to listen and help […]Read More

Epicurious Eats: Fresh Food for the Earth

April 17, 2013 |

In order to celebrate yet another great occasion, this week’s column is dedicated to Earth Day, which will take place on April 22. Not only does this mean that the recipes below are healthy for the most part, but also that all of the ingredients are fresh and come straight from nature. What a better […]Read More

A Tale of Two Games: Divekick and Samurai Gunn

April 10, 2013 |

There are 31 buttons on the standard Xbox 360 controller. That’s a lot of buttons to manage at any given time. The creators of Divekick decided that Americans were too spoiled on the button combinations in a traditional fighting game, so they boiled the formula down to just two buttons, one for diving and one […]Read More

Epicurious Eats // Indoor Campout

April 10, 2013 |

Looking for entertaining, cheap ideas for either a date night or girls’ night? Look no further. Remember how fun it was making forts out of sheets as a kid? There is no reason why that should change. Having an overnight indoor campout with your friends or significant other is a great way to bond and […]Read More