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Listen to This: Dixie Chicks

Jenna Ramsey

November 19, 2015

I’m from Austin, Texas, and if I were to recommend the Dixie Chicks to someone at home I’d get an eye-roll in response; whether fans of the music or not, everyone already knows who they are. But I honestly have no clue if...

Humans of SU

November 15, 2015

Oscar Watch with Scott

Scott Johnson

November 14, 2015

The two movies we talk about this week are ones that I didn’t find particularly well done. They have their elements, but as a whole they are pretty weak. Nevertheless, we must still talk about them and their chances in the Awards...

Listen to This: Kurt Vile

Jenna Ramsey

November 12, 2015

Somehow I missed the memo at the end of September when Kurt Vile released “b’lieve i’m goin down…,” the sixth studio album of his solo career. I finally picked it up last week, and it’s the only thing I’ve been able...

Humans of SU

Humans of SU

November 9, 2015

Oscar Watch with Scott: Beasts of No Nation and Room

Scott Johnson

November 6, 2015

Hello dear readers, I hope you all had a safe and fun Halloween weekend. It’s Week 5 of Oscar Watch, and I have two great movies to talk to you about this week—one that you can watch right at home, and another that is more...

Listen To This: TVOtR

Jenna Ramsey

November 5, 2015

One of my favorite voices in music today belongs to Tunde Adebimpe, frontman of the Brooklyn-based rock band TV On the Radio. I started listening to the band in 2008 after the release of “Dear Science,” an album that completely...

Humans of SU

Alexa McConville

November 2, 2015

Juliana Bojorquez Strategic Communications and Film Studies "What inspires you?" "I feel like anyone that I have ever come into contact with inspires me in someway or another. Like I don't know. There are just little...

Oscar Watch with Scott: Steve Jobs and Crimson Peak

Scott Johnson

October 30, 2015

Welcome to Week 4 of Oscar Coverage. Yes, this is starting pretty earlier considering the actual Awards Shows don’t actually start up until January, but there’s always something to talk about, so let’s get to it: “Steve...

Listen to This: Grimes

Jenna Ramsey

October 28, 2015

My favorite weirdo is back with new music! Grimes (27-year-old Claire Boucher) released the first single from her upcoming fourth album earlier this week, and it’s a noticeable departure from her previous work. This doesn’t...

Humans of SU

Alexa McConville

October 24, 2015

Khyree Smith Communications and Foreign Languages Junior Khyree Smith "Why are you here?" "I'm here because I thought it would be cool to make my grandma proud." "And is she Proud?" "Oh she is so proud. I saw h...

Oscar Watch with Scott

Scott Johnson

October 23, 2015

Here we are, back for another week of Oscar fun! There is a lot of good stuff out, and plenty more to come. As I said last week, a lot of these will be just trying to catch up to what has already been released, and I am about...

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