Culture

The British are Coming

British influence: Bands like The Beatles invaded our shores in the 1960s during the British Invasion. Today, One Direction is gaining popularity in the U.S. W...
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Upcoming White Rappers

A steady pounding synthesized beat.  Fade in a resonating bass line and a twanging guitar riff. Next comes the anticipated moment: crisp words firing at breakneck speed into the ears of the listener. Commence the head bobbing and the “chillaxing” fro...
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Top 5 Hot Chocolates

HOT CHOCOLATE. Cocoa. Chocolat Chaud. Chocolate Caliente. A classic winter treat, brought back every year with candy canes and gingerbread houses. There are end...

Marketing madness

The commercial for Little Baby’s Ice Cream shown here is a prime example of reverse marketing, the perfect combination of freaky and fascinating. Think back: when was the last time you saw someone inexplicably covered head to toe in layers of thic...
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The top five French fries

French fries. A staple American food made of staple American ingredients: carbohydrates and oil. These slender, streamlined, savory, simple, salty, symbolic ...
Refraining from Normalcy

Five Fringe Music Genres

In the age of the internet, social media and Hipster-dom, fringe music genres have become increasingly popular. This article takes a closer look at some of those genres.   THE INTERNET’S EXPLOSION IN THE 90s BROUGHT US A HOST OF NEW MEDIA TH...

Looking Back: Summer Concerts

The entrance to the Shoreline Amphitheater overflows with thousands of teenage girls wearing tutus, neon bras, and not much else. Loud, thumping bass can be ...