Sunday, September 24, 2017

Jones Leaves Impact on Music Industry

Death comes to thousands of people every day, without any warning, for a variety of reasons. People die in wars as well as in natural disasters. Death happens to everyone, but the death of...

Big Sean Makes Big Strides in I Decided.

I Decided. The album name has a period in the title; Big Sean is telling the world he decided (not what he decided), and then he’s ending the conversation. The Detroit-born rapper had a...

Wide Array of Short Films Captures the Bay Area’s Breadth of Cinematic...

When full movies are just too long and all the storylines seem to drag on, consider checking out the Berkeley Video Film Festival. The East Bay Media Center, only a couple blocks from Berkeley...

Horror Film “It” Isn’t Clowning Around

Coulrophobia is defined as an abnormal fear of clowns and if you suffer from it, present day entertainment must be rough for you. Clowns are everywhere nowadays, from clown sightings in suburban neighborhoods throughout...

Starboy Is the Weeknd’s Latest Triumph

Earlier this year, The Weeknd revealed his new album, Starboy, would be coming out in late November. This came after weeks of him talking about the dawn of a new music era. The Weeknd,...

I Am Not Your Negro : Our Wake Up Call

On September 4, 1957, Dorothy Counts started school at Harry Harding High in Charlotte, North Carolina. This was three years after Brown vs. Board of Education. It had taken as long for North Carolina...

Legacy of Black Panthers Lives on Through New Exhibit at the Oakland Museum of...

On October 15, 1966, in Oakland California, an organization called The Black Panthers was formed by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. The Black Panthers, originally called the Black Panther Party for Self Defense,...

A$AP MOB Flaunts Raw Musical Talent on Cozy Tapes: Vol 2

Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy, the second studio album by the American hip hop group A$AP Mob, was released on the 25th of August this year. Like it’s prequel, Cozy Tapes Vol 1:...

Nokia Epitomizes Female Empowerment

In her recent album, 1992, Princess Nokia’s identity as a 28-year-old Afro-Nuyorican (a name for Puerto Ricans living in New York) shines through as she references neighborhood staples, ‘90s pop-culture figures, cultural traditions, and...

Exhibit Fuses Student Art and Ecology

In Donald Trump’s America, one topic that should be on the forefront of everyone’s minds is the  environment. With Trump withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, bringing coal back, and reducing enforcement of pollution laws, scientists...