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Spotify transcends traditional streaming, adapts to listener trends

Gianni Zorrilla, Life & Arts Section Editor

September 24, 2018

We are living in a golden age of music access. All the music in the world is virtually at our fingertips for less than $10 a month thanks to modern streaming services. If you are a fan of music in any capacity, you have inev...

Apple Music generates personalized music discovery, offers vast catalog

John Walker, Writer

September 24, 2018

It’s crazy to me that people still think Spotify Premium is better than Apple Music. There’s no contest. Apple Music's simple, sleek, user-friendly design separates it from all other music streaming apps; making it the...

Editors reflect on favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

Amanda Gonzalez, Joey Hadden, Andrea Guzman & Brandon Paz

April 17, 2018

Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday, with awards doled out for topics from the reporting that sparked the MeToo movement, to non-fiction writing that examined the contemporary criminal justice system. Here’s a few of our f...

Simon & Garfunkel Were Right: Silence rings loud at Silent Disco

Gianni Zorrilla, Life and Arts Editor

April 9, 2018

Silence and dancing are not normally two things that are categorized together, but a St. Edward’s event has proven otherwise. In late March, the University Programming Board hosted its first ever Silent Disco. Silent Dis...

The Weeknd’s “My Dear Melancholy,” exposes darkness in heartbreak

@elithplatypus

April 2, 2018

If your Easter break was anything like mine, you were simultaneously eating Reese's Easter bunny chocolates and crying to The Weeknd’s March 30 release of “My Dear Melancholy,.” Abel is back with an especially despondent ...

Pitchfork, Paramount parley positive party vibes this SXSW

@johnpeyton

March 19, 2018

Long lines snaked around 7th street when Pitchfork and Paramount Network teamed up with Austin’s Barracuda to blast the hottest sounds of the alternative music scene to celebrate SXSW. This day party was put on by Pitchfork, an on...

Ruben Blades proves fascinating documentary subject to both audience old, young

@aniboyd19

March 19, 2018

Ruben Blades, referred to as The Master, believes in the Panamanian cinema and the potential it has in this field. Blades has the opinion of expanding the Panamanian education coursework by including film so more people get to l...

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