Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 5:34pm
Arctic Monkeys

A new concept album has come out, awash with glam rock and glittery existentialism. It may not be the eighties, but you wouldn’t know it from the music. Fortunately for Arctic Monkeys, given the recent wave of '80s nostalgia, they may have timed their surprising and daring change in direction at just the right moment.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 3:12pm

Early in the pages of “Circe,” the recent novelization of the Greek goddess’s life, Madeline Miller describes a meeting between the titular character and Prometheus. At the time, Circe is a young, unremarkable goddess; Prometheus is a prophetic Titan who has recently confessed to his ultimate crime of giving humans the knowledge of fire and is ready to be punished.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 4:22pm

Feelings of rebirth or emergence often go along with the beginnings of spring, which is in many ways a period of transition.

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:33pm
Cardi B

There isn’t a single track that does not demand the attention of the listener.

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 1:52pm

The basketball team is now on its way to the national championship, so since we’re due for a new Poetry Playlist, this one is going to follow the theme of celebration.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 4:18pm
Stray Kids

As a debut, “District 9” does everything it should do.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 4:26pm
Jack White

White falls back on his old appreciations for rock and alternative blues, but also makes use of funk and even something akin to rap.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 3:16pm
Johanna Bauman discusses the PAT program.

Moore’s law postulates the capabilities of technology double every two years and will continue to do so indefinitely. The logical base of this projection into the future has been disputed, but regardless its central idea is true: technology does not stop. This characteristic is what makes the School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s Performance Arts Technology department so interesting, as the challenge for students is to chase this technological trend through art.

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 5:35pm

Each second was just as soul-baring as the one that came before it, with honest, poetic lyrics that made it feel as though we were almost having a conversation with Slim, rather than simply being entertained by him.

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 11:39am

It’s everything that you look for when you pick up a young adult novel at the bookstore: Fast-paced and exciting, but also timely, thoughtful and carefully rendered.