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The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

April 18, 2013


Filed under Movies

  The new Evil Dead movie was released April 5, 2013, and was directed by Fede Alvarez. The movie starts with a teaser, where a woman is being chased down in the woods. She is knocked out, and wakes up tied to a post in a cabin with barbed wire. The people around her, scared and shaking, apologiz...

Drowning Pool-Resilience

Drowning Pool-Resilience

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

April 10, 2013


Filed under Music

The hard rock band, Drowning Pool, has had a stroke of bad luck after the death of their original lead singer, Dave Williams in 2002. Since then, they had recruited Jason Jones, who left the band in June 2005. After him, former Soil front man Ryan McCombs was recruited and, in 2011, also left. Now...

Everyone Has a Story-Joan Johnson

Brittany hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 27, 2013


Filed under Campus

For most students, college is the part of one’s life stage that comes right after high school. It is easier to get financial aid, the study habit is already down, and there are slightly more, but still few, responsibilities. However, for a non-traditional college student, the college life is not...

Theory on the Educated Person

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 6, 2013


Filed under Opinion

There is no true way to define education, or what an educated person is. There could be an infinite number of definitions: each based on different principles such as: religion, ethnicity, gender, nationality, geography, and culture. In other words, each definition of the word is unique to the individual...

Metal at the Phoenix Room

Metal at the Phoenix Room

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

March 6, 2013


Filed under Music

On Saturday, March 2, four local metal bands performed at the Phoenix Room for the metal fans here in Norfolk. The bands were: Sin/Fixx, Glasgow Smile, Faith Buried in Flames and Architect or Arsonist. The bands started performing at 9:00 pm, all with their own original songs. The bands Sin/Fixx,...

Magician Ran’D Shine

Magician Ran’D Shine

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

February 21, 2013


Filed under Campus

 On Tuesday, February 19th a magician performed for the students of Northeast Community College in the Lifelong Learning Center.  The Magician goes by the name of Ran’D Shine and he has quite the reputation. He recently performed during the 44th Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C.  R...

The Continuous Cannabis Controversy

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/ Cartoonist

February 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 6, legislation was passed to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington. Since then, there has been a serious debate about whether or not the recreational use of marijuana is safe, much less acceptable. In order to fully understand the underlying issue, it is important...

Gun Control

Gun Control

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor/Cartoonist

January 26, 2013


Filed under Opinion

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