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Irish singer brings multicultural sound

August Pelliccio—Photo Editor Delicately beautiful Persian vocals, Spanish-style classical guitar, Middle Eastern winds and strings: influences from around the globe round out the newest album by Irish singer Glen Hansard. The album, “This Wild Willing,” is the most experimental project Hansard has released in recent years. The artist spent time in Paris, France while recording the album, and invited new

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Billie Eilish’s sound switches up styles in her new album

Essence Boyd—Copy Editor The haunting carousel ride that is Billie Eilish has become the poster child for the new genre of introverted pop. With the help of her brother Finneas O’Connell, the 17-year-old choir singer gone mad has brought our worst nightmare and best daydream together to create a monstrous medley you will not be able to stop listening to.

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Film festival educates students

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter Entering its ninth year, the Latino and Native American Film Festival continues to shine light on the two different cultures, highlighting both the good and the bad, through showing several different films. The ninth annual Latino and Native American film festival began on Thursday, April 4 and went until Monday, April 8. The festival featured a range of

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Open mic spotlights students

Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter The sounds of music and poetry filled the room, while colorful strobe lights flashed in the background, as students and community members stepped up to the microphone. The Black Student Union collaborated with Curlfriendz, an organization that encourages men and women of color to embrace their natural hair, to host their first poetry and open mic night, which Kendall

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Kevin Hart Netflix special is full of heart and some hypocrisy

Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Kevin Hart: Irresponsible is classic Kevin Hart. Everyone makes jokes about his height, but he is a comedic giant; that is self-evident in his newest Netflix special. His comedic voice is not for everyone, but I do feel as if everyone could walk away with at least a grudging chuckle. A lot of his material,

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