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Four years in review

Four years in review

| Friday, May 13, 2016

  The Class of 2016 walked onto campus on Aug. 19, 2012 with “Call Me Maybe” still ringing in their ears — the result of both tear-filled parent drop-offs and Carly Rae Jepsen’s summer single. From 2012’s countless car karaokes and parodies to Jepsen’s 2015 perfect pop album “E*MO*TION”, read more

2016 record grab-bag

2016 record grab-bag

| Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Throwback playlists and favorite albums are the bread and butter for any music listener, but sometimes you need something new. Here we look at some fresh records released in 2016 that might add some spice to your music library.   dvsn: “Sept. 5th” Though the indie scene has been read more

Summer reading

Summer reading

| Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  Finding a copy of Tana French’s first novel on the bottom shelf of my library’s fiction collection was one of the best days of summer. So I’m eagerly anticipating the sixth book in her “Dublin Murder Squad” series, due out in November. Until then, I’ll have to content read more

Prince’s purple reign

Prince’s purple reign

| Monday, April 25, 2016

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through the loss of a legend. Prince Rogers Nelson died last Thursday in his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota. He was 57. In the ensuing days, tributes to the musician have come from all over the cultural landscape, from read more

A sit-down with Margarethe von Trotta

A sit-down with Margarethe von Trotta

| Monday, April 25, 2016

In a master class last Wednesday, German director Margarethe von Trotta said “imagination is more truthful than documents you find.” She was referencing the process of research for her biographical films, but this rings particularly true of von Trotta’s imagination, which has provided the world with more than 20 read more