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Tame Impala releases single and announces album

Luke Spicer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

After a five-year wait, Tame Impala fans will just have to hold out a little longer until Feb. 14, the newly announced release date of Kevin Parker’s highly anticipated next album “The Slow Rush.” Alongside the announcem...

Rex Orange County’s “Pony” tackles mental health and minimalism to mixed results

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Rex Orange County released his third album “Pony” as an exploration of mental health and a celebration of simple loves. The album’s cover parallels its contents: clean lines, a boyish attitude, and stark minimalism. “Pony” at...

“Parasite” perfects cinematic social commentary

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2019

Last year, if you told Academy members that Bong Joon-ho would be a frontrunner for the Oscars’ esteemed Best Director prize, nine out of ten of them wouldn’t know who you were talking about. The director’s films have lo...

Orchestra tells fairytales in fall concerts

Jada Fox, Guest Writer

October 16, 2019

Fairytales, Bible stories, and Roman histories whirled together in a tapestry of storytelling by the Westmont Orchestra in their annual fall concerts Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at First Presbyterian Church. Each year, at...

Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay debut new single

Keilani Mayo, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Country and pop music fans were thrilled to see prominent country duo Dan + Shay and famous pop star Justin Bieber collaborate on a new single, “10,000 Hours”. After several days of teasing the project, the artists released the ...

Bob Dylan brings loose performance to the Bowl

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Few artists have had such a wide-reaching impact as Bob Dylan. Steve Jobs famously projected Dylan’s lyrics at showings of new Apple devices in the company’s infant years, Jimi Hendrix used to profusely cover Bob Dylan’s...

“Between Two Ferns” delivers awkward laughs

Craig Odenwald, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

A car swerves and careens into dirt and dust. The passengers exit. They are panicked, shocked, and terrified. But their driver Zach Galifianakis does not care whether they are safe or injured. Instead he searches the vehicle f...

“Our Boys” provides a personalized perspective on the Israel-Palestine conflict

Korbin Breeden, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Filmmaking is a powerful medium because of its ability to shift perspectives and narratives, share the hardships of life, and form perceptions of “the other.” “Our Boys,” the latest documentary series from HBO, provides...

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