Arts & Leisure

Remo Drive’s Greatest Hits delivers a momentous debut

After the Hotelier’s soft transformation from straight emo to a mellower indie rock sound, alternative rock has been in need of a significant emo record. Remo Drive, an emo/pop-punk trio out of Minneapolis, MN, headed by guitarist and lead singer Erik Paulson, succeeds in bringing a revitalizing record, full of the spirit, charm, and vigor.

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Gods and Angels: Choose to connect

Books and written words often convey a depth of feeling and perception that spoken words lack. Between the pages of a book, a reader can slip inside the narrator’s head and find out what he or she truly thinks, rather than what the public is normally allowed to see. In his collection of short stories,

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Be sure to locate Khalid’s American Teen

One part of feeling old seems to be recognizing that many popular, talented individuals are younger than you. From twenty-year-old Olympic gold-medalist Simone Biles to nineteen-year-old University of California, Los Angeles basketball phenomenon Lonzo Ball, talent bends to no particular age. This is the case with Khalid Robinson (who records and performs under the stage

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What We Find catapults us into spring

Comprised of two acts, programs A&B, Bates’ Department of Theater and Dance spring dance concert was sensational. Program A of the concert “What We Find,” directed by Associate Professor and Director of Dance Rachel Boggia and Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Julie Fox, ended March on a lively note. Nothing surpasses the pleasure of watching

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My America Too is here

  Last Friday, March 3, the Benjamin Mays Center hosted My America Too. The show was part of the third session of the 2017 Mount David Summit, Bates’ annual celebration of academic research and creativity. My America Too was divided in six sections, each presenting new characters and storylines. The thread of the show was

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Short Term rules!

Yes, there is still snow on the ground and that “last snowstorm of the year” may still be to come, but that does not mean you should not be excited for Short Term! The snow will go away eventually, the hammocks will come out, and next thing you know, everyone is playing Frisbee. Save for

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Lick-it-like-Gala

“I don’t get Lick-It. If it is about individuality, why does everyone dress the same?” This was the first comment I heard on the Friday morning before Lick It had taken place. At the time, my answer was simple but genuine: “I don’t know.” Maybe there was something about nakedness that made evident the uniqueness

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The Rick Ross album we did not know we needed

Give Rick Ross credit. For a rapper who does not have anywhere near the critical acclaim that musicians like Kendrick Lamar or Kanye West get or half the album sales that Drake has, Rick Ross has managed to not only stick around but somehow transcend any sort of criticism. He is basically the Fast and

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On Emotion provokes and beguiles

Joy. Disgust. Happiness. Sadness. Rage. Frustration. All those words and more are the way we as humans organize our feelings, our emotions. We place emotions in neat little boxes, acknowledging them without letting them rule our mind. But that last statement is not exactly true. That pull of emotions on the human psyche is what

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Music Review: Drake’s More Life

This is not an album review. This is a playlist review. That Is right. Drake’s More Life, which dropped on March 18, was released as a playlist. For those who do not know, a Guardian article by Alexis Petridis published on Monday, March 20 quoted Drake defining a playlist generally as “‘…a collection of songs

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