The Aux: “Mr. Davis”

Max Korff, Photo Editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Columns

GUWOP! The legendary trap artist, Gucci Mane, is back after a few months away from making music with his newest studio album, "Mr. Davis." It’s been a packed month for the Atlanta trap rapper known for his unique sense of...

Book Review: 45 Pounds (More or Less)

Laura Westcott, Features Editor

May 30, 2017

Filed under Reviews

‘45 Pounds (More or Less)’ is a realistic and difficult portrayal of a teenager named Ann dealing with body image, humiliation (both real and in her head) and the simple pains of growing up. She’s 16 years old and a size...

Laura’s Book Nook- “The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George

Laura Westcott, Features Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Columns

Dripping with French culture and that pink frosting Parisian feel, “The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George is a story for anyone who craves realistic adventure close to home. The lead in the story, Monsieur Jean Perdu,...

Laura’s Book Nook- 45 Pounds (More or Less)

April 27, 2017

Filed under Columns

45 Pounds (More or Less) is a realistic and difficult portrayal of a teenager named Ann dealing with body image, humiliation (both real and in her head), and the simple pains of growing up. She’s 16 years old and a size 17,...

Laura’s Book Nook- “Someday, Someday, Maybe”

Laura Westcott, Features Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Columns

Lorelai Gilmore wrote a book! Well, not really. The actress who plays Lorelai Gilmore in Gilmore Girls and Sarah Braverman in Parenthood, Lauren Graham, wrote a short novel about the struggles of trying to make it as an actress ...

Laura’s Book Nook – “Mr. Penumbra’s 24 hour bookstore”

Laura Westcott, Features Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Columns

If you are like me and have a love for both literature and technology, then “Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore,” by Robin Sloan, can too easily become a new favorite. This 304-page novel centers around a young San Francisc...

Listen Up #8

Colby Johnson, Reporter

March 22, 2017

Filed under Columns

 Since his emergence at the beginning of the decade, Alejandro Ghersi (a.k.a. Arca) has been known for his experimental music. What made him special from the very beginning is how unpredictable his sound has been; there isn’t any con...

Listen Up #7

Colby Johnson, Reporter

March 22, 2017

Filed under Columns

If you spent this Valentine's Day alone, then artist Thundercat has the song just for you. “Friend Zone,” is a brand new release from his upcoming album, “Drunk,” and frankly, it’s great. It's a funky, revenge song chock...

Listen Up #6

Colby Johnson, Reporter

March 22, 2017

Filed under Columns

Already known for his experimental music, Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors just released a new track entitled “Cool Your Heart,” featuring artist D∆WN. Longstreth wrote the song soon after experiencing heartbreak which...

“The Female of the Species” Book Review

Gagana Borra, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Filed under Reviews

  In Mindy McGinnis’s book, “The Female of the Species," Alex, Peekay and Jack are seniors in high school with different outlooks on life. Jack is the perfect package: good looks, valedictorian-worthy intelligence...

Listen Up #5

Colby Johnson, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Filed under Columns

Dec. 25 was a great day not only because it was Christmas, but because it was also the release day of Run the Jewels' new self titled album, “Run the Jewels 3.” RTJ’s latest album was essentially a manifesto of the group ...

Health: Quinoa (keen-wah)

Morgan Stephens, Reporter

December 22, 2016

Filed under Columns

Although it sounds like a karate move, quinoa will do nothing besides knock your digestive system right on track (excuse the corny pun). Although the grain originated in the Inca Empire long before my time, quinoa is sold all...

Columns