Tom Hanks Tuesday: Saving Saturday Night Live

Here’s a new math formula for all y’all out there studying for midterms that involve numbers: (T) + *LT* = BSNLE I’ll break it down for those who are unfamiliar with my specific brand of mathematical notation. 1. The “T” stands for a celebrity whose first name or last name
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Concert Review: Passion Pit, Matt & Kim, Icona Pop

Last Thursday, San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium was flooded with a barrage of synth-pop crazy. The night started off with the Swedish DJ duo Icona Pop. While they only got to use a corner of the stage, the duo warmed up the crowd with a brief but energetic set,
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Local Limelight: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

If folksy rock is your ear candy, check out San Francisco’s own Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. Fresh off of their show at Noise Pop, Thao Nguyen and her band have recently released a new album as well. Check out the track “We The Common” below: Ian Birnam
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Indie Games Round-up: Text Adventures Galore!

And… we’re back with the second edition of Indie Games Round-up! Look, I know I haven’t been back for a while, but it’s been a crazy past month. Finally, things have died down, and to follow that pace, I’ve brought you a bunch of cool text adventure games to try
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Fashion Fridays: Campus Style

Fashion fanatics! Fashionistas! Fashion police! Welcome to the revived and revamped “Fashion Fridays” blog, where we seek out the tip-top, cream-of-the-crop dressers from our eclectic campus and present them here for your entertainment.  Bold, confident and runway-worthy, these individuals and the clothes they sport teach us a thing or two
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Toro Y Moi at the Independent

Toro Y Moi brought waves to the Noise Pop Festival at The Independent in San Francisco on Saturday, but they weren’t exactly chill. He is one of the main acts attributed to chillwave. As a “genre” that has its validity constantly questioned, it evokes the idea of listeners apathetically lounging
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Local Limelight: The Trims

Reminiscent of both The Strokes and the Hot Fuss-era of The Killers, San Jose’s The Trims are an alt rock group that have been surfing the local dives for the past three years. Check out their new track “Around the Sun” below, which has been featured on radio station Live
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Five Quality Tracks: February

At the end of each month, I’ll be posting a feature highlighting five quality tracks released during that month. We continue with February 2013. February saw a slew of new albums and singles. There’s new and invigorating music being released on the daily! Here are five songs from this past
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Tom Hanks Tuesday: The Year of Hanks

So, the Oscars were on Sunday. Don’t worry if you didn’t watch it. Don’t even worry if you did. There was literally nothing to see. Ben Affleck’s beard, combined with all those long-haired tech guys hid even Seth MacFarlane’s sexist jokes from our purview. Something was distinctly missing from this year’s ceremony. A feeling
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