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The Best Tracks on “Lemonade”

Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.
April 28, 2016
Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.

Pay attention to effects of pop culture

Pay attention to effects of pop culture
March 12, 2015

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. All have witnessed, experienced or at least heard of the "Frozen" craze that swept through American youth in 2013. Like many Disney movies, "Frozen" leapt into children's...

Animal Collective’s ‘Centipede Hz’ takes their sound in new direction

September 20, 2012

Animal Collective has always been there for me. When I reached the pinnacle of college application stress during my senior year, I could take 48 seconds of solace in their strange experimental song "College."...

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners
May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be...

‘Talk That Talk’ rarely ‘walks the walk’

February 23, 2012

Rihanna, the pop world's most prolific star, has released six full-length albums over the past seven years. Her most recent one, Talk That Talk, is an uneven, but cohesive collection of songs that center...

KWCW Show of the Week

KWCW Show of the Week
November 17, 2011

'Chappy Hour' Dance meets pop and some dubstep on top. DJ Chap and esteemed guest hosts will lift you out of that midweek funk and shake your junk with the latest in those electro sounds you crave....

Conrad Murray’s conviction another distraction from Michael Jackson’s music

November 17, 2011

On Nov. 7, Conrad Murray, who was Michael Jackson's doctor before Jackson's death, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter against Jackson. Coupled with the verdict was a recent documentary on Murray...

Escape stress with Andy Grammer

Illustration: Eddy Vazquez
November 10, 2011

This past week I've had two presentations, three major essays, a performance and a midterm exam due. Suffice to say, it has not been fun. As I often do, I turned to my sister to pull me out of my stress-filled...

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga

DJ White Shadow talks sacrifice, self-destruction, working with Lady Gaga
September 15, 2011

Bass pulsed through the arid earth. On Saturday, Sept. 10, IDentity Festival turned The Gorge Amphitheatre into a giant subwoofer, the scenic sweep of cliffs vibrating with sonic power. A sea of tie-dye...

The New Pornographers to perform, supported by Dirty Mittens

April 25, 2011

Whitman ups its indie cred as ASWC invites Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers to campus on Thursday, May 5. The New Pornographers, a talented conglomeration of Canadian musicians,...

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