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A decade later: A conversation with Aly & AJ

06/07/18 4:47pm | By BRENTON J. BLANCHET

Aly & AJ is still the sister-powered pop rock group from the golden age of Disney, but Aly and AJ Michalka are no longer under anyone’s creative control.

They make their own decisions.

Last year marked an entire decade since the duo’s last album, “Insomniatic,” an appropriate time for Aly & AJ to release their first independent project “Ten Years.”


UB says diversity is the real winner at the Emmys

09/21/16 6:32pm | By ANDREW SAFE

Christian Pierce, a senior economics and political science double major, said that it’s about time that a big awards show celebrates real diversity. Compared to other shows throughout history like the Grammys, the Emmys seem to have stepped it up in having a more diverse list of nominees.


The age of music exclusivity

09/17/16 11:16am | By ANDREW SAFE

In the past couple of years, streaming services have overpowered physical CD sales. Many artists are opting to release their music online using music services rather than producing CDs.


The Grapevine

The Grapevine

09/12/16 8:41am | By BENJAMIN BLANCHET

If turning up to trap isn’t your thing, grab a friend and take your mind off of class with these impressive artists performing in the area.


Best high quality gadgets under $30 this month

09/11/16 12:43pm | By MAX KALNITZ

From cell phone accessories to wearable technology, our generation has assimilated all sorts of gadgets and gizmos into our daily lives.

But, with all the growth in its respected field, there comes a challenge. How do we know which products to buy?


Frank Ocean Blond(e) album review

09/03/16 12:41pm | By Jamal C. Allard

It’s been a long four years for Frank Ocean fans.

His last album Channel Orange offered deep cuts of unrequited love as well as socially unforgiving love. His music was reflective of not only his emotions, but his sexuality, as he’s the only male in R&B to be open about his bisexuality.


‘Stranger Things’ season one review

09/03/16 12:30pm | By DAVID TUNIS-GARCIA

The story begins in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana – the Duffers’ own little Castle Rock – in 1983 with the disappearance of 12-year-old Will Byers (Noah Schnapp, “The Peanuts Movie,”2015), who vanishes from his home under suspicious and possibly supernatural circumstances after a particularly grueling “Dungeons & Dragons”campaign.