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Sad Boy / Girl Playlist

Sean Martens and Nicole Henson

October 3, 2017


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Aphasia - Pinegrove - CardinalIvy - Frank Ocean - BlondeYou Took Your Time - Mount Kimbie (feat King Krule) - Cold Spring Fault Less Youth715 CR∑∑KS - Bon Iver - 22, A Million(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano - Sampha - ProcessSugar for the Pill - Slowdive - SlowdiveCool with You - Her's - Songs of Her'sThe Amulet - Circa Surv...

Fergie released ‘Double Dutchess’ after 11 year album hiatus

Fergie released ‘Double Dutchess’ after 11 year album hiatus

Niyat Teferi

October 2, 2017


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After an 11 year wait, Stacy Ann Ferguson, "Fergie," released her highly anticipated album "Double Dutchess." The catchy record includes collaborations with YG, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and a cute guest appearance by her four-year-old son, Axl Jack. Fergie has proven in the past how versatile and multidimens...

‘Pokémon Gold and Silver’ offers more than nostalgia

‘Pokémon Gold and Silver’ offers more than nostalgia

Ulises Duenas

October 1, 2017


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"Pokémon Silver" was the first game in the series that I played. I put over 200 hours into it, and for most of my life, it was my all-time-favorite game. Now, almost 20 years later, "Gold and Silver" have been re-released on the 3DS virtual console.   These new versions of the game have been s...

‘Windjammers’ is the best game you never played

‘Windjammers’ is the best game you never played

Ulises Duenas

September 29, 2017


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There's not enough arcade-style sports games coming out these days. It wasn't that long ago that instead of just getting Madden and NBA 2K every year, we would also get games like "NFL Blitz" and "NBA Jam." These games offered simple, fun game play that could be enjoyed even if the player didn't care a...

Top 5 hits out now

Top 5 hits out now

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

September 28, 2017


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Songs to add to your playlist: "Slow Hands" - This song just reached number one in the U.S. Niall really changed up the tone that we are used to from One Direction by going solo. A lot of One Direction's song were of a faster pace and this is more laid back. In the first line of the song we get th...

Albums of the Week

Albums of the Week

Julia Maldonado

September 28, 2017


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‘Anti’ - Rihanna - 2016 The record "Anti" is a perfect combination of love ballads, club anthems and heartbreak hits. Songs like "Needed Me" and "Work" dominated the airwaves but the special gems on “Anti” are a must listen. Slow tunes such as "James Joint" and "Yeah I Said It" are standouts of the album...

Playlist of the Week

Julia Maldonado

September 26, 2017


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With midterms coming our way, it’s always nice to have a solid list of songs to help us get through the week. Whether it’s studying, getting that workout in or on your way to school, these songs and albums will keep you up and going.Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson - StrongerWork Hard, Play Hard - Wiz Khalifa - O.N.I....

‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’

‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

September 26, 2017


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The film "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" follows main character Dan (Dave Bald Eagle), the elder of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Dan calls Kent Nerburn (Christopher Sweeny) to come to the reservation to write a story about his life because Nerburn had previously written a children's book with stories from a...

Jhene Aiko’s 22-track ‘Trip’ to enlightenment

Jhene Aiko’s 22-track ‘Trip’ to enlightenment

Julia Maldonado

September 25, 2017


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A tribute to Jhene Aiko's brother, Miyagi, who lost a two-year battle with cancer in 2004, "Trip" is the answer to the search for healing Aiko needed. The surprise release of her first studio album since "Souled Out" in 2014, "Trip" is the 85-minute sophomore album accompanied with a bonus 23-minute...

‘Rainbow Six Siege’ is fresh air in a cramped market

‘Rainbow Six Siege’ is fresh air in a cramped market

Ulises Duenas

September 24, 2017


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Finding a multiplayer shooter that's worth sticking with is hard to come by these days. It's not enough to just offer good game-play anymore. With so many games coming out, developers need to to do more and more to keep their player base alive. "Rainbow Six: Siege" is the case of a game that appeals to...

Singles that didn’t make the cut

Singles that didn’t make the cut

Niyat Teferi

September 21, 2017


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A hit single makes it to the radio for obvious reasons. They're catchy and nice to listen to in the car while on your way to work or school. However, the choice of songs that radio DJs pick makes you think "Why?!" Especially after certain songs tend to stay on rotation for six months straight. Here's...

Have you ever felt ‘Insecure’?

Have you ever felt ‘Insecure’?

Niyat Teferi

September 20, 2017


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HBO’s hit series “Insecure” has taken ratings by storm. The comedy series follow the lives of gal pals Issa Dee (Issa Rae) and Molly Carter (Yvonne Orji) in their daily adventures as they go through obstacles pertaining to relationships, self-identity, racial experiences and friendships. Wha...

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