Thursday, November 20, 2014
BY CAROLYN DARR
For those under 18 who want to get involved in the Ann Arbor music scene, there is the B-Side, the only music venue run by and for teens.
BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI
Of course, there are some alumni we hear about all the time, but did you know the university also has a rich literary legacy?
BY GIBSON JOHNS
Leighton Meester was at The Magic Bag in Ferndale to perform songs from her debut album, Heartstrings. She wasn’t there to be incessantly hounded with questions about her days playing Blair Waldorf on a television show that ended three years ago.
BY ALEX INTNER
Despite its success, the show is not perfect, and this episode exemplified both the drama’s high-points and flaws.
BY NOAH COHEN
The more this movie gives to Will Smith, the more it’ll take away at the box office.
BY AMELIA ZAK
The trippy nature of the video doesn’t feel excessive; instead, it accentuates the emotion inspiring the lyrics and music. And so you leave pitying the poor little rich blonde girl. G’damnit, just stick around to hear Brian Wilson sing.
BY MATTHEW BARNAUSKAS
“I think it all boils down to their passion to make a difference and that’s what all these student orgs seem to be doing,” Fruman said. “We’re happy to be a platform to help them out.”
BY GRACE HAMILTON
On the Pacific Coast of North America, starfish are falling to pieces. A disease called sea star wasting syndrome has swept the region, causing a massive die-off. Limbs fall off, tissue deteriorates and the organisms die rapidly. Although starfish usually regenerate, these ones can’t. No one knows why.
BY DANIELLE RAYKHINSHTEYN
I started to see this song as a feminist anthem. While Juicy J’s part of “I Don’t Mind” is definitely belittling, the rest of the song, which Usher sings, is actually quite empowering.
BY AMELIA ZAK
The steady clap, clap, clap and low bass voices lure the listener in before crescendoing into a spastic chorus of electronics that — while possessing the tenor to frighten a nearby dog — are delicious little Pop Rocks for the headphones.