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Batik Art Empowers Women

Batik Art Empowers Women

October 8, 2016

Forever Young, Nicholas Sironka Photo by Martin Musialczyk By Madeline Kimberly Women are generally seen as weak, fragile and materialistic beings. Nicholas Sironka, a Maasai from Kenya, provides a different perspective to what women are actually like. He’s an artist and he uses his art to speak...

Combined club show comes to SCC’s art gallery

Combined club show comes to SCC's art gallery

June 4, 2016

Listen, by Michael A Logozo (Photo by Aaron Meliza) By JD Carter What grabs your attention when you walk into SCC's art gallery? Is it the Boston Terrier, looking real enough to jump out and lick your face? The glamorous woman batting her red-feathered eyelashes at you? Maybe it's the political leaders ...

Revisiting the world’s best-selling funk album

Revisiting the world's best-selling funk album

May 24, 2016

Caption: Jay Kay of Jamiroquai gets down in their music video for "Virtual Insanity" By Gregor Elgee Remember the 90’s? When everyone knew the moves to the Macarena? When the Box and MTV had an MTV2 superbaby? When more people knew the lyrics to the “Fresh Prince” theme song than their own natio...

Anime to watch instead of studying for finals

May 24, 2016

By Ilona Kinnear Watching anime is a great way to pass time when you aren’t worried about passing finals, or when you are. Either way, anime is awesome. I have compiled a set of three anime, one from the past, one from a recently completed season, and one from the current season to help you get you...

Charles Bradley’s third album more than just soul “revival”

April 26, 2016

Album art courtesy of Daptone Records By Gregor Elgee You’d be surprised how many rainy days are left in April. Whether you need something to make yourself feel ten feet tall and ready to seek retribution on that former lover of yours, or you’re just looking for something to help you flounder ...

Is the first generation Pokemon re-release worth the money?

April 26, 2016

By David Rollins On the 20th anniversary of Pokémon, Nintendo re-released Pokémon Red, Blue and Yellow and there was a lot of speculation about how much the games would be changed.  Updated graphics, an improved sound track, and many other ideas were thrown around but ultimately, there was very lit...

An exaltation of Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”

The album cover of Kendrick Lamar's

April 25, 2016

By Gregor Elgee He’s not the guy looking one or two years down the road. He’s looking down the road of his entire career, saying “I want to be compared to MLK when this is over.” He’s doing big things. Big, beautiful things that transcend the world of Hip Hop. Kendrick Lamar: Top ten, dead or...

Six dark and Wild Tales to inflame your vengeful imagination

Photo courtesy of El Deseo

April 25, 2016

Photo courtesy of El Deseo By Randy Hatfield A maniac cuts you off on the freeway. An ignorant ape howls slurs at you because you look different. There are no signs forbidding you to park there, but you still got a ticket. We’ve all experienced injustices like these, but we rarely act on them for fear of the r...

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