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Talking (New) Politics

Talking (New) Politics

Lauren Detweiler and Max James

April 23, 2018


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Flashback to Copenhagen, Denmark circa 2009: The popular alternative band New Politics was planting its roots beginning with David Boyd, lead vocals and guitar, and Søren Hansen, vocals and bass. Fast forward to Brooklyn, New York in 2010 and the band found its final member, Louis Vecchio, completing th...

Beychella

Danaé Reid, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Beyoncé made history as the first black woman ever to headline Coachella. As she put it ever so candidly “ain’t that about a bitch?” Fans were distraught last year when the mega-star had to suddenly cancel her performance as a result of her pregnancy. She would lat...

What’s in the box (of books)?

Ryan Kutzler, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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Music and quality live entertainment are two features that have become synonymous with West Chester over the years. New bands are formed in the area all the time, and there’s one that everyone should be keeping an eye out for; West Chester-based folk band Box of Books just released their first single ...

Taiko drumming

Minori Suzuki, Special to the Quad

April 23, 2018


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Forty-eight students from Tamagawa University, Japan, performed Japanese traditional Taiko drumming and folkloric dance at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall in the Philips Memorial Building on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tamagawa University’s Taiko and Dance Group have had an annual U.S. tour ev...

American Country Music Awards

American Country Music Awards

Jessica Ferguson, Special to the Quad

April 23, 2018


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Adorned with pins numbering  “851”, “58” and “1” to pay tribute for the 851 people injured and 58 lives lost during the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting, country music stars gathered in Las Vegas for the annual American Country Music Awards. Stars wore “1” for the life that can b...

“A Quiet Place”

Halle Nelson, News Editor

April 16, 2018


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So, apparently getting men known for their comedic roles to be directors of horror movies is a thing that really, really works. Noted. “A Quiet Place” is “The Office”/“Devil Wears Prada” crossover I didn’t know I needed. Seriously though, this new thriller is well-acted, suspenseful and ...

“Captive”

Jennifer Odiatu, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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At first, I didn’t know if I would be interested in watching “Captive” since it was only a class assignment in ESP 309 with Dr. Pagan. Once I actually sat down and analyzed the contents of the film, it made me think about how disturbing it is that a government or its officials could cover up su...

Invasion of privacy

Danaé Reid, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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The world was first formally introduced to Belcalis Almanzar, universally known as Cardi B, on the reality TV show “Love and Hip Hop” in December of 2015. Cardi B quickly became a fan-favorite because of how transparent she was. Throughout her career and even prior to it, Cardi has been candid a...

#Freemeek

Carly Daley, Special to the Quad

April 9, 2018


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"This injustice happens way too often, and for far too long the justice ..."

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Marlon Bundo goes to Washington

Domenica Castro, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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It’s no secret that Mike Pence doesn’t support the LGBTQA community, but does his pet rabbit, the charming Marlon Bundo? According to a new children’s book written by Jill Twiss, a writer for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” the answer is a resounding yes. “A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo...

Behind the broadcast

Jessica Wilson, Special to the Quad

April 9, 2018


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Imagine you and your friends are taking a road trip. No road trip would be complete without music, so you spend the trip blasting the radio. As you turn from station to station, you notice a lot of the same songs are playing. Have you ever wondered why this happens? Or maybe you’ve wondered how songs eve...

Hot Snakes returns

Gabe Sagherian, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


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San Diego hardcore-meets-garage-punk powerhouse Hot Snakes have returned after 14 years of deafening studio silence. The musical partnership of guitarists John Reis and Rick Froberg has always yielded visceral, cutting edge, post-hardcore with a distinct sense of urgency. Through their early days in pos...

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