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Album reviews: Pharrell Williams’ “G I R L”

March 11, 2014

Pharrell’s second solo album, “G I R L,” is a cacophony of funky electronic groove music worthy of becoming the summer album of 2014. In his collaborative album, “Random Access Memories” with...

‘House of Cards’ makes Netflix a contender

‘House of Cards’ makes Netflix a contender

March 11, 2014

The battle to be the best television drama has been going strong during past years and Netflix has come out as an unexpected contender with its original show, “House of Cards.” Competing with shows...

‘Non-Stop’ stops short of exciting

‘Non-Stop’ stops short of exciting

March 11, 2014

Since his commercial hit, “Taken,” Liam Neeson has proven his chops as an action star. In his most recent endeavor, “Non-Stop,” Neesom show no sign of that changing. In “Non-Stop,” Bill...

Album review: Real Estate’s “Atlas”

Album review: Real Estate’s “Atlas”

Danielle Carson, Diversions Editor

March 4, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

Call me crazy, but Real Estate’s new album may just be the best thing since their last full album, “Days,” in 2011. For any fans of laid back, stress relieving music that ironically, keeps you...

Miyazaki goes out with a bang

Miyazaki goes out with a bang

March 4, 2014

Hayao Miyazaki is responsible for creating some of the finest animated films of all time. He recently announced his retirement from filmmaking. Therefore, his latest film, “The Wind Rises,” is officially...

HBO’s newest drama sets itself apart

HBO’s newest drama sets itself apart

March 4, 2014

With only one episode left, Nic Pizzolatto’s HBO drama “True Detective” has a multitude of questions to answer and an average of 10.9 million viewers to please, according to The Hollywood Reporter....

New ballads, fresh beats: The Fray’s “Helios”

New ballads, fresh beats: The Fray’s “Helios”

Danielle Carson, Diversions Editor

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews

The Fray emerged once again when they released their fifth full-length album, “Helios,” via Epic Records Monday. The band recruited British techno producer Stuart Price who has brought a more energetic...

New ballads, fresh beats: Schoolboy Q’s “Oxymoron”

New ballads, fresh beats: Schoolboy Q’s “Oxymoron”

Einar Sevilla, Assistant Online Editor

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Life, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Schoolboy Q finally released his much-anticipated album “Oxymron” Tuesday, after fans have been foaming at the mouth for his sick hooks and dope beats. Schoolboy definitely felt the pressure of...