The Strokes have returned to the music scene with their new album, “Comedown Machine,” just this past week. Wait, you didn’t know they were writing a new album? Well, they did, and it just so happens that it’s performed in an entirely different manner than their first three albums, also known as the era of [...]
Sometimes, I feel like television shows are trying too hard to be cool. It’s more common now more than ever to find TV networks desperately trying to get our attention with fancy and conspicuous realities, cheesy gimmicks and flashy, yet annoying, plastic-like hosts. It’s because of this that I believe that it’s a pretty cool [...]
After eight long years without a record release, critically-acclaimed and award-winning ’80s rockers Aerosmith are back in action with their latest record titled “Music from Another Dimension!” Unfortunately for them, their latest release fails to impress at nearly every aspect of the musical spectrum, and instead acts as proof as to why the band should [...]
Since the Roswell incident, humans have been scanning the skies for signs of alien life. Both pro and amateur enthusiasts have dedicated some (or all) of their lives to answer the age-old question: are we alone in the universe? Countless documentaries, specials, movies, radio dramas, books and even multi-season TV shows have covered extensively the [...]
What time is it? “Adventure Time!” Welcome to the land of Ooo, a post-apocalyptic version of our earth where magic has returned and chivalry is the code. Meet our heroes: Finn the human and Jake the dog, two of the best adventurers in Ooo who are on a daily quest to rescue princesses, save townspeople [...]
Broken hearts, entropy, Wall Street, electronics and even the Olympics can all be found in the newest record by Muse, titled “The 2nd Law,” named after the Second Law of Thermodynamics quoted in the last song of the album. Since the end of their last tour, Muse has gone back to the studio and [...]
SCHOLAR: The Mexican government recognizes UCI’s own Seymour Menton for quality teaching of culture.
By Marko Ocampo
EXPERIMENTATION: The Big Pink’s hip hop influence in their latest album produces forgettable music.
by Marko Ocampo Dancing is a pretty big thing at UC Irvine. In addition to being home to prestigious crews such as Kaba Modern and Common Ground, our university also holds one of the top dance programs in the country. According to DTN Magazine, our school’s undergraduate dance program ranks ninth overall while the graduate [...]
By Marko Ocampo Like many others, I once thought that I was incapable of dancing. Whether it was to impress a girl at prom or at a wedding, everytime I tried to dance I ended up feeling like I made a complete fool of myself — until last spring, when I discovered Swing Dance at [...]