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Pokemon Go players during the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago on July 22, 2017 (Wikimedia Commons).

As a mediocre Spider-Man once said, let’s do this one last time

Nic Muranaka November 16, 2020

I’ve been here awhile.I started at Weber State University in fall 2015, a reluctant college student. I took courses to finish an associate’s degree until I stumbled into an Intro to Literature...

Voter dropping off their ballot at the Davis County dropbox at the library in Centerville, Utah. (Paige McKinnon, The Signpost).

More, more, more of Davis districts one, two and four

Nic Muranaka November 3, 2020

The Davis School District Board of Education has three seats up for general election this year, in Districts 1, 2 and 4. Districts 1 and 2 both saw their primary elections canceled, so candidates advanced...

Elizabeth Debicki and John David Washington in Tenet. (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

A review that doesn’t make sense unless you’ve seen the movie twice

Nic Muranaka October 28, 2020

Daryn Steed also contributed to this review.So, this is the way the movie theater industry ends: not with a bang but with a whimper.After six months of forced closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, 68...

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the film Bill & Ted Face The Music. Photo credit: (Patti Perret/Orion Pictures/TNS)

Older but no wiser in Bill and Ted’s Excellent return

Nic Muranaka September 21, 2020

Keanu Reeves recently returned to a decades-old franchise wherein he battles killer robots, thwarts death and, ultimately, saves the world.The Bill and Ted franchise. The Matrix return is coming, but for...

Avengers: Infinity War was released in 2018. (Wikimedia Commons)

Wrong opinions about Infinity War and Endgame

Nic Muranaka September 4, 2020

Daryn Steed contributed to this column.Remember us? Last time, we gave you some first impressions on “Crimes of Grindelwald” after that bomb dropped. This time, in the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s...

Photo credit: Monika Clarke

Apocalypse now

Nic Muranaka March 16, 2020

By now you’ve probably tried to buy toilet paper and been thwarted by apocalypse preppers, who, in their genius, already bought out all the toilet paper a week ago. As of March 14, six Utah residents...

An ambulance carries a coronavirus victim from the Diamond Princess cruise ship while it is docked at Daikoku Pier in Yokohama, Japan.(Carl Court/Getty Images/TNS)

Do you know your news? Feb. 24

Nic Muranaka February 21, 2020

1. Which Trump associate was just sentenced to prison for crimes the associate committed during the investigations of Russian meddling in the 2018?a. Rudy Giulianib. Jared Kushnerc. Donald Trump Jr.d....

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Back in black: Warner Bros. reboots ‘Matrix’ franchise

Nic Muranaka September 6, 2019

Even if you're not familiar with the film, you're probably familiar with its most iconic scene: Neo dodging bullets in exaggerated slow motion. Twenty years later, the scene may have moved from awe-inspiring...

Lindqist Pops at WSU. (Robert lewis / The Signpost)

Pops Concert back with a bang

Nic Muranaka July 15, 2019

Every year, the Lindquist Family hosts the Pops Concert at Weber State University. This year, 16 cannons run by the Cannoneers of the Wasatch again accompanied the New American Philharmonic's performance...

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a rally to announce his run for president in the 2020 election on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Studebaker Building 84 in downtown South Bend, Ind. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Do you know your news? April 18

Nic Muranaka April 17, 2019

1. Which famous Western Europe structure caught fire April 15, severely damaging a centuries-old building? a. The British Parliament in London b. The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris c. The Leaning...

Billie Eilish at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at Microsoft Theater on March 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA/TNS)

Do you know your news? April 11

Nic Muranaka April 10, 2019

1. Initially, Attorney General William Barr summarized Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election in a four-page memo he wrote for Congress. Afterward, Barr...

Homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 15. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Do you know your news? April 4

Nic Muranaka April 3, 2019

1. Which Grammy-nominated rapper was shot to death in the street on March 31? a. LL Cool J b. Nipsey Hussle c. Tyler, the Creator 2. Claims of a Democratic presidential candidate hopeful touching people...

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