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PS5 vs Xbox Series X/S: Which next-gen console is right for you?

Left to Right: The Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition have officially begun the next generation of gaming. With lighting fast loading times, ray tracing, 120 frames per second, and near silent fan speeds across all systems, these consoles are aimed at removing as many barriers from the gamer to the game.
Patrick Posuniak December 24, 2020
This past November, PlayStation and Xbox released their newest flagship consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. See which console might be best for you this winter.

KYLIEBYTES: ‘Goodbyte’ to my year in college journalism

KYLIEBYTES: ‘Goodbyte’ to my year in college journalism
Kylie Robison December 15, 2020
As our technology reporter Kylie Robison wraps up her year with The State Hornet, she’s written her final “goodbytes” to our amazing staff.

OPINION: Best films of 2020

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Bradley Hinkson December 14, 2020
2020 has been a crazy year for everyone, so thankfully there were a ton of great films to at least make it tolerable for us all. From films like “Nomadland” and “Sound of Metal,” Bradley Hinkson lists the films that felt like bright spots in this unprecedented year.

THE LO-DOWN: I’m graduating

Graphic by Makenna Roy. Illustration by Tara Gnewikow.
Lauren Vannucci December 14, 2020
This week on “The Lo-Down,” Lauren is about to graduate college! She gives her final goodbye writing for the State Hornet and thanks everyone who has helped her get to graduation.

KYLIEBYTES: Facebook, I will always cherish my initial misconceptions of you

KYLIEBYTES: Facebook, I will always cherish my initial misconceptions of you
Kylie Robison December 11, 2020
With a stunning legal battle underway, technology reporter Kylie Robison writes about the good ol’ days on Facebook. The platform has come a long way from connecting people — now, U.S. officials are accusing the company of monopolizing social media.

OPINION: Don’t let misinformation cloud your judgement about whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine

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Jordan Parker December 10, 2020
Opinion writer Jordan Parker explains why it’s important to look at science and not misinformation when deciding whether or not to get the COVID-19 vaccine when available.

REVIEW: ‘How To With John Wilson’ is the best show of the year you aren’t watching

John Wilson from the HBO show
Bradley Hinkson December 8, 2020
The new HBO series “How To With John Wilson” follows this filmmaker around New York as he tries to find solutions to life’s little problems. Opinion writer Bradley Hinkson discusses how this surprisingly profound and human series is the best of the year.

THE LO-DOWN: The ultimate affordable holiday gift-guide

Graphic by Makenna Roy. Illustration by Tara Gnewikow.
Lauren Vannucci December 6, 2020
This week on “The Lo-Down,” opinion writer Lauren Vannucci made an affordable gift guide to shop for your loved ones this holiday season!

OPINION: The NFL has fumbled the ball with its handling of COVID-19

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Jordan Parker December 3, 2020
Opinion writer Jordan Parker outlines why the NFL is at fault for the coronavirus outbreak occurring at multiple team facilities over the course of the season.

THE LO-DOWN: What I’m thankful for in 2020

Graphic by Makenna Roy. Illustration by Tara Gnewikow.
Lauren Vannucci November 25, 2020
This week on “The Lo-Down,” opinion writer Lauren Vannucci shares what she is thankful for this holiday season!
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