Take Back the Night 2014 uses art to ‘shatter the silence’ around sexual assault

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Sexual and gender-based violence are all too common occurrences in American society, and statistics from the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network only highlight the prevalence of these transgressions. While there have been changes to the university’s sexual harassment and violence policies and efforts to pass legislation to overhaul university Read More…

Game of Thrones 4×03 recap: who killed the bastard king?

Nothing like a close-up of a dead boy to round out your Easter/April 20 weekend, amiright?! That’s how the third episode of the fourth “Game of Thrones” season began: a close-up shot of a dead, asphyxiated, poisoned King Joffrey — blood and who-knows-what spewing from every facial orifice. This week’s episode picked up just Read More…

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Pharrell hits the streets with Uniqlo collaboration

Hollywood’s never-aging everyman Pharrell Williams has certainly kept himself busy these past two years. Last year, he was featured on two singles, “Get Lucky” and “Blurred Lines,” both of which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Williams’ success has continued to follow him into this year with the Read More…

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Fashion Fridays: Light Layers and Spring Kicks

As Sproul quieted down after ASUC campaign season, the campus’ best dressed kids had an opportunity to shine even more this week. With a perfectly even temperature of 70 degrees throughout the week, light spring layering became the key trend on campus, and students have been excited for pastel on Read More…

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‘Amok’ anthology offers an assortment of acceptance

Authors from Asian-Pacific nations are writing off the American science fiction and fantasy tropes that depict primarily white, straight male protagonists in favor of more diverse casts and plotlines. The tropes of Western science fiction and fantasy have been so relentlessly overexerted that the genres are often predictable, cliched and Read More…

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Mobb Deep reaches into the past for New Parish performance

Citizens of New York City and direct victims of poverty, institutional racism and gang violence Kejuan Muchita and Albert Johnson turned to music to address the growing problems in their society. Forming the rap duo Mobb Deep, Muchita (Havoc) and Johnson (Prodigy) reached critical acclaim with their albums The Infamous Read More…

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The state of rock today

In order to determine whether someone is worthy of my friendship, the make-it-or-break-it question is: “What kind of music do you listen to?” You’ll answer, listing band names and song titles as I nod and assess the possible concerts, potential hangout playlists and future conflicts of musical interest.  And, inevitably, Read More…

Surfer Blood creates waves on Oakland stage with synth-rock sound

Surfer Blood strode onto the New Parish’s stage Friday night alight with the crowd’s love. After two openers, French Cassettes and GRMLN, the audience’s anticipation radiated throughout the venue for the synth-heavy indie rockers’ set. John Paul Pitts, Surfer Blood’s singer, talked to The Daily Californian after the show: “The Read More…

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Age makes the 1975 even better for Fillmore show

Nursing a bottle of red wine, the 1975 frontman Matthew Healy spilled onto the stage of the Fillmore in San Francisco on Friday night. With his gauzy black shirt opened to reveal a pale, tattooed torso, Healy’s look and swaying persona lucidly referenced those rock gods of past eras — Read More…