Hilltop Views

FFF FEST REVIEW: Explosions in the Sky

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

Explosions in the Sky does not put on a performance; they create an experience. A post-rock band based in Austin, Texas, Explosions in the Sky creates music as imaginative and poetic as their name is using no words at all. The post-roc...

FFF FEST REVIEW: Anamanaguchi

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

Anamanaguchi is as unique as their name. Their brand of electro-pop, guitar-driven rock is truly one of a kind. There are no lyrics in Anamanaguchi songs.  There are only the futuristic melodies of four friends from New York...

FFF FEST REVIEW: El Ten Eleven

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

The beauty of an instrumental band is the freedom to stretch across an array of genres and duo Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty take full advantage of this freedom. All without vocals, Dunn plays the doubleneck bass/guitar and Foga...

FFF FEST REVIEW: Doug Benson

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

Doug Benson is this generation’s Cheech and Chong.  He is the front-runner in the stoner comedy genre and is most known for his movie “Super High Me,” a drug-induced parody of the award-winning documentary “Super Size...

FFF FEST REVIEW: Bob Mould

Life & Arts Editor

November 7, 2012

While Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston topped the charts in the early 90s, the band Sugar was in its heyday. Bob Mould was the lead vocalist and guitarist for Sugar, whose highest selling album, “Copper Blue,” was released in 1992. The 52...

Character-driven play produces relatable plot

Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

Mary Moody Northen Theatre is gearing up for the second show of its 40th season, "Bus Stop." The play, written by William Inge and directed by Christi Moore, is set in the 1950s at a Midwestern diner where travelers are trapped i...

Boots versatile for fall weather

Fashion Columnist

November 7, 2012

I am a shoe fanatic. Not to the extent where my closet is overflowing with shoes, but to the extent where I constantly have a new pair of shoes on my “buy when I have money” wish list. But I do not like to be confined to w...

Run and D.M.C. paid tribute to the late Jam Master Jay. 

FFF FEST REVIEW: RUN DMC

November 7, 2012

Students pledge to reduce environmental impact for one week

Reporter

November 7, 2012

Two students pledged to take the No Impact Challenge for a week starting on Oct. 25 after the "No Impact Man" documentary was screened on campus in the Jones Auditorium.The No Impact Man Challenge is a challenge in which people c...

Kate reviews “good kid, m.A.A.d city” by Kendrick Lamar

Music Critic

November 7, 2012

Drugs, crimes and women: these themes are what have always fueled my skepticism towards modern rap and hip-hop and the shallow lyrics dominating this industry have turned me off from the genre almost altogether. However, Kendric...

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