The Mueller report: where are we now?

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollit. The Mueller report has been dominating the political news cycle since it has been released. It’s a topic that can be difficult to follow and even more difficult to come to a solid conclusion on. A brief summary of the situation is that Mueller and his team submitted a 300 plus page report to attorney general William Barr. This report, … Continue reading The Mueller report: where are we now?

Titanic Rising: psychedelia meets sadcore

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollit. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Weyes Blood released her fourth full length album Titanic Rising this past week. This forty-two-minute album offers a dreamy, atmospheric experience that is a treat to the ears. Weyes Blood possesses a captivating and hauntingly beautiful voice. I was immediately drawn in by her vocals and was genuinely engrossed in the music. Her voice is reminiscent … Continue reading Titanic Rising: psychedelia meets sadcore

White nationalism and internet culture

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollit. “Subscribe to Pewdiepie.” Until recently this phrase was nothing more than a widespread meme that simultaneously managed to demonstrate the power of community and be extremely annoying at the same time. However, after the Christchurch shooting, “Subscribe to Pewdiepie” is now linked to white nationalism. The shooting at the Christchurch mosque was a complete and utter act of evil and … Continue reading White nationalism and internet culture

African disco and post-punk: Ibibio Sound Machine

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollit. Following a two year hiatus, London based musical group Ibibio Sound Machine released their third studio album Doko Mien. Ibibio Sound Machine formed in 2010 and includes vocalist Eno Williams, synth and horn players Scott Baylis, Max Grunhard, and Tony Hayden, guitarist Alfred Kari Bannerman, bassist John McKenzie, and percussionists Jose Joyette and Anselmo Netto. Ibibio Sound Machine, for those … Continue reading African disco and post-punk: Ibibio Sound Machine