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The Power in Political Music

The Power in Political Music

November 28, 2016

Recently, Bob Dylan, one of the most influential names in music, won the Nobel Prize in Literature f...

Art that takes us out of our comfort zone

Art that takes us out of our comfort zone

November 28, 2016

Elliott Smith's "Between the Bars" by Hanna Khosravi I first heard “Between the Bars” by one of my ...

When filmmakers let technology become more than a tool

When filmmakers let technology become more than a tool

November 27, 2016

The earliest movies were grainy, black and white and under a minute long. As film became less of a novelt...

The music scene at Red Rock

The music scene at Red Rock

November 27, 2016

Within Red Rock’s warm ruby walls, productivity and coffee are accompanied by music and burbling chitchat....

Art Students Create Visual Journals for Mindfulness

Art Students Create Visual Journals for Mindfulness

November 10, 2016

“Forgiveness” is the key word of the day, and students in art teacher Christine An’s class begin to...

Emma’s Dilemma: #Grumpkin

Emma Kwan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Arts & Culture, Issue-2

Halloween. The time of year where people dress up in costumes and have viable excuses to knock on their grumpy neighbors’ doors, no matter what night it falls on. Monday, Wednesday, 6:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., you name it, and most of the time, someone is going to be there to hand you a candy bar. It’s that time again,...

Dafna’s Delights

Dafna’s Delights

October 18, 2016

On weekdays, Counselor Dafna Adler can be found in the computer lab at room P-16, working with students....

The Commodification of a Culture: Punk Fashion Goes Mainstream

The Commodification of a Culture: Punk Fashion Goes Mainstream

October 18, 2016

Cultural origins The idea of punk first emerged in Great Britain during the 1970’s as a politica...

Jia Seow’s Year, Written in Verse

Jia Seow’s Year, Written in Verse

October 18, 2016

When an old, familiar pop tune comes on the radio, the long-buried memories associated with it bubble...

The Community Keeping Vinyl Alive

The Community Keeping Vinyl Alive

October 18, 2016

For much of the 20th century, it was perfectly normal to spend a Sunday afternoon in a record store,...

Metal Forges a New Path

Metal Forges a New Path

October 18, 2016

The genre of metal has a long and storied history with roots dug deep in rock and blues music. It has...

The Value in Foreign Films

The Value in Foreign Films

October 18, 2016

Denis Erguven’s 2015 film, “Mustang,” proved to be a little-engine-that-could at the Academy Awards last...

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