By Hannah Wisterman Blog Content Contributor We’re officially one week out from starting classes, and my, what a magical time. The start of a new semester is like turning to a clean page, full of new opportunities. Come that exciting … Continue reading An Inside Look at the Dean’s List
By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor “Oh you smile way too much, there’s nothing wrong with you.” I hear comments like this all too often. Sure, I smile a lot. Why not show off these gorgeous pearly whites that took … Continue reading Let’s Get Depression Right
By Joseph Bonney Live Blogger The somber lighting in Vodka Street sets up a smooth atmosphere for the comedians to come tear it up for those in the audience. Jack Neil started to set up the venue and get everyone … Continue reading Comedy Takes Over Vodka Street
By Joseph Bonney Live Blogger It’s 12:45 p.m. when the first band of the day, Bogan Villa, begins setting up for the show. They look like they just came out of the ’60s with their wavy attire, but they’re ready … Continue reading MR Fest at Kiva
By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor I can honestly say I have not participated in any Earth Day activities since elementary school. These activities were often made up of learning of ways to keep the earth clean, being energy efficient, … Continue reading Earth Day: Going Green in College
By Brent Ramirez Blog Content Contributor The film industry has gone leaps and bounds when it comes to adapting comic book properties into live action films in the past few decades. The combination of new film technology and the incorporation … Continue reading Why You Should Be Excited For: Wonder Woman
By Savannah Olson Music Journalist Another spring break, another South by Southwest to attend. This year, I decided to hit up Urban Outfitter’s DIY space, Space Twenty-Four Twenty, where they set up a stage and held free concerts for the masses … Continue reading SXSW Space Twenty-Four Twenty Music Showcase
By Joseph Bonney Music Journalist On a Tuesday afternoon at SXSW, I approached the venue where New York pop rock band Charly Bliss was performing. As I walked into the venue, I could hear Eva Hendricks singing the song “Love Me”. The rest … Continue reading A Sit Down With Charly Bliss at SXSW
By Maria Martinez Blog Content Contributor We have all been there. We have all waited for a concert to start, a flight to depart, a meeting with our boss or even for a professor to begin a class. And all … Continue reading Is Charging Your Phone Really Worth It?
By Joseph Bonney Hip Hop Journalist It has been 2 years since the release of Jidenna’s first single “Classic Man”, a song that did so well that he manages to get a Kendrick Lamar verse for the official remix. But … Continue reading Jidenna: The Chief Review
By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor While out to watch a movie with a friend, a conversation about what bothered us about society and the way it deals with things like movies and social constructs came about. As a true … Continue reading The Importance of Diversity in Entertainment Media
By Joseph Bonney Hip-hop Journalist Hip-hop for many years has been a predominantly male-centric culture. When rap was in its infancy, women were relegated to roles as none leads, back up dancers, or eye candy for the male gaze. Even … Continue reading The Black Female MCs of Hip Hop
By Joseph Bonney Music Journalist Artist: Joe Budden and AraabMuzik Album: Rage & The Machine Release Date: Oct. 21, 2016 Label: Mood Muzik Entertainment | EMPIRE Website: http://www.joebudden.com In the past five years or so Joe Budden has been regaining momentum back … Continue reading Joe Budden and AraabMuzik: Rage & The Machine Album Review
By Joseph Bonney Hip-hop Journalist Hip-hop culture has been notorious for having feuds between rappers also known as beef. Back in the day you had Death Row Vs. Bad Boy. Rappers like Tupac and Biggie would snap at each other … Continue reading Have Trigger Fingers Turned to Twitter Fingers?
By Alisa Pierce Blog Content Contributor I’ve seen this rumor created by an inaccurate article circulating around social media that The Great Barrier Reef is dead. However, the reef isn’t dead. It’s almost dead. These are two totally different things. The … Continue reading The Great Barrier Reef Isn’t Dead (That Shouldn’t Stop You From Caring)
By Kimberly Garcia Blog Content Contributor Social butterflies have no problem finding someone to go with them to go see the concert in town. They almost always have someone to go to lunch with. Sometimes, you are not a social … Continue reading Why You Should Take Advantage of Being Alone