Grant Stoner

New College Hall wheelchair lift not operational

New College Hall wheelchair lift not operational

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/25/18 A new stair lift installed during Christmas break in College Hall will help disabled students more easily access the building — if the university makes it operational. The $40,000 lift has remained dormant since crews installed it to the dismay of some students who are eagerly awaiting its assistance. […]

The plight of a disabled gamer against time

The plight of a disabled gamer against time

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer I hate being sick. Unfortunately, my disability has the capability to turn minor colds into full-blown pandemics, only curable through a proverbial cocktail of antibiotics and steroids. Very rarely does this method fail, but if and when it does, I am forced to leave the comforts of my home, […]

Switch does not account for disabled gamers

Switch does not account for disabled gamers

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer My gaming career began on a Super Nintendo Entertainment System. As I’ve grown, so too has my collection of Nintendo consoles and handhelds. Despite my physical limitations, particularly concerning the strength of my hands, I have always been able to play the vast amount of Nintendo franchises, and yes, […]

Complex combat and strategy successfully mix in ‘For Honor’

Complex combat and strategy successfully mix in ‘For Honor’

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer My Warden patiently waits on the decrepit wooden bridge for his opponent. Suddenly, a Berserker charges, angrily swinging his sword to the right. My Warden predicts the strike, effortlessly blocking the blow before performing an overhead swing, causing the once bloodthirsty savage to collapse in a cloud of dust. […]

Editorial: Gamers should welcome E3’s more open status

Editorial: Gamers should welcome E3’s more open status

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer Last week, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly referred to as E3, announced that the gaming event will now be open to the public. On Monday, 15,000 tickets became available for purchase, with prices at $149 for the first 1,000 tickets and $249 for the remaining 14,000. For someone who […]

Trump’s ban sends waves through game industry

Trump’s ban sends waves through game industry

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country. In conjunction with the ban, owners of visas found their endorsements revoked, essentially forcing them to abandon their livelihoods and return to their respective home countries. However, after […]