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December movie guide

12/07/17 4:40am | By DAVID TUNIS-GARCIA

The holidays are a time to stay home and spend time with family and friends. It’s also a time to trek to the nearest movie theater and pay to sit in silence with a bunch of strangers for a few hours.

At first glance, December appears to be a light month for releases but a closer look reveals a few gems hidden among whatever dad-movie Steven Spielberg is putting out these days. Oh, and the biggest movie of the year.

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An in-depth look at the Fall Fest artists

09/01/15 8:24pm | By KENNETH KASHIF THOMAS

There were varied reactions when the lineup for the 2015 Fall Fest was announced at the end of August. There was excitement for Big Sean, confusion for Tink (not the singer Tank) and mixed emotions for Jeremih. There’s a lot to learn about these artists, from the larger-than-life Big Sean to the newcomer Tink.

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Ride the wave: Surf album review

06/12/15 1:10pm | By JAMES BATTLE

Album: Surf

Artist: Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment

Release Date: May 28

Grade: A+

Social media erupted the night of May 28, harkening the release of Chance the Rapper’s album, Surf. There was only one problem: it wasn’t his album.

Technically, Surf is an album from Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment, a Chicago-based band that produces a unique blend of live instrumentation.

The quartet is made up of Chance the Rapper, Peter Cottontale, Nate Fox and Donnie Trumpet.

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2015 Summer movie guide

06/10/15 1:18pm | By JAMES BATTLE

Summer is the season known for beaches, barbecues and blockbusters. Summertime blockbusters coming to a theater near you give the chance to get out of the sun and into some air conditioning while keeping up with the hottest new releases in cinema. So get into your car and drive your way to the nearest theater to catch a few of this summer’s most anticipated movies.

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Slug Christ

Slug Christ shows Atlanta is more than just trap

05/07/15 6:35pm | By ALEX PENNINGTON

Awful Records is a collective of beat makers, rappers and singers who all write and produce their own music. From graphic design to directing, to mixing and mastering their own tracks, Awful Records maintains a do-it-yourself mentality that is seen in their approach to music and heard in the songs they make. Slug Christ is one of the more unconventional members of the collective and his music combines the playful spirituality of Lil B with the dark undertones of Tyler, the Creator and Three 6 Mafia.

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CFA Murals

Painting it all in UB's CFA

05/03/15 4:32pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

Now, when visitors and students walk through the hallways of the CFA, they come face to face with multiple iridescent murals, painted larger than life, adorning the previously all-white walls. Students are painting the building as their final project for ART 307 Lab: Thematic Drawing.

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