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British duo wastes time with forgettable album

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

July 16, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

“Don't you forget about me,” goes one line from the debut self-titled album by Jungle, an electronic soul duo from London. But, I assure you, there is little on this full-length worth remembering.Jungle debuted with a veil of mystery surrounding it. The musicians were touted as two friends named J ...

16 years since last album, emo band has aged well

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

July 9, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Sixteen years is a long time for a band to go without releasing an album. Braid's “No Coast” is its first full-length since 1998, and with time the band has changed drastically.Braid is considered an influential emo band, originally formed in 1993 by a group of college kids in Illinois. Twenty-o...

Music round-up: Here’s what you missed from June

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

July 2, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

You can never catch all the music you want in a given month, and June was no exception. Maybe you spent your time out in the sun. Or perhaps you were moving into a new place and had to deal with unreliable internet delaying your search for new music. To compensate, let's go over some of the best albums ...

So you want to be a DJ?

So you want to be a DJ?

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

June 25, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Electronic music is all the rave right now, and at the center of it all is the DJ. The DJ plays tunes, gets people on their feet and creates the soundtrack to all sorts of experiences. The DJ is cool – plain and simple.Who wouldn't want to be a DJ? Apparently many people ask themselves this question,...

Website flaunts celebrity meat as tasty treat

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen columnist

June 25, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

America’s sweetheart Jennifer Lawrence is talented, hilarious and now edible. That’s right--a company called BiteLabs is offering celebrity meat to the people.The process is simple. The cells responsible for growth and repair of muscles are biopsied from celebrities (with consent) and developed in a...

Nothing cheesy about a classic grilled cheese

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

June 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Take a moment to bask in the glory of the grilled cheese sandwich. Greasier than a cheap spray tan and packed with more flavor than a self-brewed pint of beer, it should be a staple of every college student's diet.That being said, here are three ways to prepare the timeless classic: on the go, on the grill and for...

The maxi dress: summer’s sweatpant alternative

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen columnist

June 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

Consider for a moment the practical benefits of sweatpants.They’re comfortable, soft, and allow a wide range of movement. They look the same on just about everyone. You can wear them to bed or to the gym.It's unfortunate that sweatpants have become such a travesty as they are. Outside of the home or the gym (or...

Digital age does wonders for music fans

Digital age does wonders for music fans

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

June 18, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

The digital age has provided us with countless benefits, one of which is simply to enjoy music anywhere, at any time. But is this unbridled access to music really a good thing?It's easy to romanticize music as a sacred form of art. One gets a special feeling when picking up a record, a CD or even a cas...

No fault in the pages of this book

No fault in the pages of this book

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

“The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green follows the life of 16-year-old, well-read Hazel Grace Lancaster as it intertwines with that of Augustus Waters. The 17-year-old Waters is described as enigmatic, charismatic and hot. Hazel Grace meets Augustus at a cancer victims support group where he is forthri...

Summertime jams: A playlist for the sunshine

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

With the sun coming out and warming up Pullman, outdoor activities are on the rise. A nice soundtrack can make all the difference in your summer fun, whether you are grilling at the barbeque or lounging in the sun.  This playlist begins fittingly with “Intro” by M83, as the prolonged buildup of the...

A Million Ways to die and one of them is boredom

LANCE LIJEWSKI | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

There are a million ways to die in the west. Unfortunately boredom is one, and the casualties are audience members across the globe.It’s been five days since Seth MacFarlane’s Western genre parody “A Million Ways to Die in the West” was released in theaters nationally. It’s also been five da...

Hundred Waters flows between genres

ALEX SIDDONS | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns, Life

As the lines between genres become increasingly blurred, it's often hard to place a band in today's music atmosphere. But with the release of Hundred Waters' album “The Moon Rang Like A Bell,” one can describe the band only as beautiful.The Gainesville, Florida quartet released its second full-leng...

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