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Innovative instructor to retire

Innovative instructor to retire

November 12, 2015

Imagine you’re living in the 1980s and you see Michael Jackson moon walking and doing other innovative dance moves in a music video on MTV. Fascinated...

Lyrics to Inspire the Youth

Lyrics to Inspire the Youth

May 19, 2015

Cory Markiest waits on a ledge area of the rooftop of a parking structure eager to begin production for a "One Shot" video submission. A joking argument...

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar releases a contemporary hip hop classic with ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

Album Review: Kendrick Lamar releases a contemporary hip hop classic with ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

April 24, 2015

“Don’t be quick to thought to instant classic … let it live a little bit,” Kendrick Lamar responds on New York’s famed hip hop radio station...

Hip hop revolutionizes social media platforms

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

Hip hop has always been an outlet of expression to bring social change and to address identity. When hip hop took off back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, music was a response to black oppression resulting in songs like “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy. Now with the means of social media, it’s another form of reaching out to fans outside of the music. Rather than waiting...

Songs for the lovers, the haters and everyone in-between

Songs for the lovers, the haters and everyone in-between

February 14, 2015

Every Feb. 14 people in relationships do the exact same thing. Grab some flowers, a heart-shaped box of assorted chocolates, a generic Hallmark card with...

‘City Moves’ dancers give show-stopping performances at Saville Theatre

‘City Moves’ dancers give show-stopping performances at Saville Theatre

December 12, 2014

“City Moves” was a fresh breath of air found at the Saville Theatre Dec. 5 and 6, for the student and faculty dance concert, where magic existed and th...

In a world of Abjo

In a world of Abjo

Richard Lomibao

December 9, 2014

“If you are calling it ‘electro soul’ I’m not going to disagree with you. Maybe it’s because I’m tired of trying to put it in a box. People...

Flying Lotus releases mind-bending new material on 5th studio album

Flying Lotus releases mind-bending new material on 5th studio album

November 19, 2014

Through each release, Flying Lotus builds and reveals new-found existence. With his most recent release, “You’re Dead!” 30-year-old Steve Ellison’s...

Summer Songs

Summer Songs

May 19, 2014

The semester is almost over and the summer is right around the corner. It's time to chill out, take it easy and possibly hit the beach for a much-needed break fr...

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young...

Tony-winning musical hip-hops to City

Tony-winning musical hip-hops to City

March 27, 2014

Hip-hop, salsa numbers and the streets of New York will soon be making their way to the Saville Theatre as the Tony award-winning musical “In the ...

Local artist takes hip-hop to next level

Local artist takes hip-hop to next level

September 21, 2013

Hip-hop and nerd culture are two things that don’t necessarily go hand in hand but in the case of San Diego’s own Dr. Awkward, they blend to...

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