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E3 2011 Microsoft Press Conference

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The promise of greatness in the near future can be highly exciting. However, with that promise, excitement cannot be properly utilized unless one is made to believe in the promises being made. It is for this reason that Microsoft’s E3 2011 Press Conference falls desperately short.

All of the big hitters showed up to this conference. It started with a look at the newest Call of Duty game, which offered a rather familiar look at something that appears fairly unchanged. The environment of the game is now set in America, but other than that, it appears you’re getting the same Call of Duty, once again.

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‘Mortal Kombat’ is a bloody good time

The new Mortal Kombat game, now available on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, can be thought of like a bucket overflowing with blood, gore, and cheesy humor.

“Mortal Kombat 9,” better known simply as “Mortal Kombat,” takes a return to its blood-dripping roots that the fans know and love, last seen in “Mortal Kombat: Armageddon.” Aside from bringing back the brutality that the series is known for, the new game also returns to the 2-D fighting plane for the first time in over 15 years.

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Social Media in the Classroom

Twenty years ago, the best way to contact professors was to go to their office. Now, students only need to fire up their computers.

Traditionally, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Skype have been used for entertainment purposes, but recently, their integration into the classroom has changed the landscape of post-secondary education. Educators are slowly realizing that these tools can be used to bridge the generational gap between themselves and their students.

Heidi Everett, an English professor at SCSU, said that implementing social media into the classroom is the future.

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SCSU student turns videography hobby into business

Starting a new business can be challenging, but it can also be very fun, especially if you are doing something that you love in the process.

Jason Przybilla, a 20-year-old sophomore at SCSU, decided a few months ago to take on a new hobby. Back in November, Jason decided to start filming weddings and editing the videos he shot into masterful works of art.

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