Brian Savino

[email protected] | Brian Savino is a College sophomore from Westchester, New York, majoring in chemistry and minoring in mathematics. He started his Wheel career as the gaming critic for the arts & entertainment section and most recently served as the arts & entertainment editor. When he is not listening to Radiohead, Brian can be found reading about astrochemistry, playing video games or organizing something. To cheer him up, all you need is a Conan Travels video and a chocolate chai from Kaldi’s.

Women’s Tennis Continues to Dominate, Wins ITA Championship

The Emory women’s tennis team continued their flawless streak with wins over Sewanee: The University of the South (Tenn.) on March 1, Pomona-Pitzer Colleges (Calif.) on March 2 and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges (Calif.) on March 3. The Eagles dominated with 9-0, 9-0 and 5-3 victories, respectively, and secured the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Indoor Championship [...]

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In Online Games, A Sweet Spot Defines Perfection

As technology rapidly improves, it has become easier for developers to add more detail to their video games. However, there is an equilibrium that contains the perfect amount of content. “Apex Legends,” released earlier this month, strikes a perfect balance through a variety of weapons. This harmony is refreshing at a time when games are [...]

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Comedy Show Succeeds in Seamless Fashion

Priyam Mazumdar/Contributing It’s common for campus organizations to use entertaining events, food and other amenities for fundraisers. However, it is rare that they go above and beyond, like Operation Smile did, in providing a worthwhile and enjoyable experience for their donors. Operation Smile, an organization that raises funds for cleft surgeries, hosted the first comedy [...]

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‘Apex Legends’ Sets the New Standard

Courtesy of EA It’s rare that a video game grasps gamers and non-gamers alike. “Minecraft” and, more recently, “Fortnite Battle Royale” have advanced gaming and popular culture with their simplicity and innovation, helping break Twitch records and produce globally popular merchandise. Suddenly, “Apex Legends” (“Apex”) has become a competitor to those games, sweeping others under [...]

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2018: A Golden Year for Gaming

In the past year, the gaming community experienced unprecedented growth and popularity — Drake and Scooter Braun invested in and now co-own the 100 Thieves esports organization; Ninja became the first esports player to be featured on ESPN magazine’s cover; and Twitch streamers garnered hundreds of millions of watch hours. With this growth came video [...]

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