Battlefield Hardline makes cop work boring as sin. But should it be a thrillride?
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Berg: ‘Battlefield Hardline’ makes cop work boring, as it should be

In campaign mode of ‘Battlefield Hardline,’ you get the chance to fight tanks against a madman, blow up helicopters from a turret and no longer be a good cop.

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Video games to binge-play over Spring Break

After the heat of finals, spring break presents the perfect opportunity to unwind with video games. Not leaving the house for 9 days is very reasonable.

No Cities To Love brings Carrie Brownstein’s signature guitar sound, Corin Tucker’s banshee-esque vocals and Janet Weiss’s thunderous drums back together for a production that can simply be described as near-perfection. (Courtesy of Sup Pop Records)
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Music to binge listen to during Spring Break

Enjoy your spring break with these song suggestions for the ultimate playlist.

Don’t even try to deny you’ll be rekindling your relationship with your Netflix account very soon, so why not give these TV shows a shot. (Illustration courtesy of Netflix)
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Spring break and binge watching Netflix go together like sun and sunglasses

Spring break is the best time to binge watch on Netflix. Here are twelve shows to spark your interest over the 7 day break.

Kristian Nairn of Game of Thrones, who hosts the Rave of Thrones this Wednesday in SF.  Courtesy of

The hottest shows to see in SF and Oakland this spring break

Those who live in the SF and Oakland area catch a concert or two this spring break. Here is a list of a few of the hottest shows to choose from.

There are some movies set to release this year that just might make horror movie lovers everywhere proud, and set the bar for future attempters of the genre so difficult to master. (Movie posters courtesy of IMDb)
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Horror movies to look out for in 2015

Has your life been a little low on scares? Is it too easy to get to sleep at night? Here are some of the best horror movies coming out later this year.

Ken Kesey, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, also helped lead Oregon's wrestling team to success in 1957. (Oregana/University Archives)

These UO alumni remind us that success is more than GPA

Finals are over, and grades will be posted soon. But before then, remember that there are many UO Alumni who found great success without straight A’s.

Hotline Miami 2
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‘Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number’ Review: This sequel is a violent trip worth taking

Do you like hurting people? No? Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will gladly change your mind.

In Portland you can treat yourself to some free macarons while treating a good cause. Pastry shops will offer free macarons to anyone who donates a $2 minimum to Meals on Wheels. (Creative Commons Archive)

WKND Calendar: Whale watching, macarons and gun shows

What is there to do now that finals are over? A mix of musical acts, hikes and a visit from a pro wrestling legend will liven up your weekend in either Eugene or Portland.

When cooked, black beans contain about 15 grams of protein per cup and 15 grams of fiber as well. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Better in Bulk: Budget-friendly black beans offer nutrition, too

Deliciously healthy black bean recipes to try when you’re on a budget.