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In 2017, the world received two new Sonic games, one being a 16-bit, side-scrolling platformer, and the other being a 3D “boost” game similar to Sonic Unleashed and Sonic Colors. Both games were announced side by side in July of 2016 at San Diego Comic Con, and both games are currently out on all current generation systems. The side-scroller was...
In early 2017, the Nintendo Switch Presentation gave Nintendo fans a look into new and exciting installments of beloved franchises. One of the many games showed off was Super Mario Odyssey. After watching the first reveal trailer, I knew this game would be a success and a blast to play. I am delighted to say that I was 100%...
Colored portraits of pop culture stars adorn one wall, rock records line another. In the background, soft rock tunes from another decade play. Ambient light floods the small restaurant. Sushi Rock remains a North Dallas gem with its modern design and excellent food. The restaurant is located on 7601 Campbell Rd in Dallas and hosted the second episode of the...
The intoxicating bass thumps in the background, growing louder and louder until the song settles into a rhythmic, electronic beat, a common trait of successful rap songs.  Climbing to a musical climax to anticipate the beginning of the first verse, the rapper exclaims the traditional "pop-pop" and "gang-gang," leaving the eager listener in anticipation of the upcoming rhymes.   This...
The inclusion of burgers in American culture runs deep; nothing is more iconic in the American diet. Some find that notion to be worrying, but to me, I find it to be beautiful. They are a staple of celebrations, the main dish of a cookout, or the pathway to a solid nap. And with this integration, burgers vary drastically...
Carrollton, Texas—Escaping the dry heat of the Texas fall, we plunge into the dimly lit restaurant. Immediately we are taken aback by the smell; delicious sauces, seasonings, and steaks meet us at the door. We wait for a table briefly before being seated and presented with a daunting menu of over 30 options. We settle on the short ribs...
Born Jamir Daaliya, twenty three year old Mir Fontane has clawed his way out of the streets of Camden, New Jersey to the cusp of fame and success. His knack for telling stories through his lyrics and melodic skill, coupled with his versatility, have put him in a position to take the music industry by storm. His first two albums, He's so...
The Roundup Podcast Ep. 2 - Clubs and Club Sandwiches On this episode: I interview seniors Reid Allison and Sean Tehan of Jesuit’s Political Society, and then resident Roundup foodies Will Fynes and Jacob Totah are here to talk about their favorite restaurants and upcoming video series. 0:25 Political Society Interview 11:25 Will and Jacob on Food 27:26 Shenanigans Listen on iTunes or online...

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