Culture


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Reviews

A Chat With the Cowboys

Getting ready for their Friday night show at Joyful Noise, the band reflected on how the group of four first got together to make music, and their favorite moments. By Breanna Cooper Bloomington rock band The Cowboys get ready for their third show at Joyful Noise Recordings. With shows in St. Louis, ...


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Local

Record Store Day 2016

The celebration of the analog format brings together the community and the local music scene. By Breanna Cooper For vinyl collectors Record Store Day (RSD) is a huge deal. Since 2007 the third Saturday of April has been a day for music fans to line up outside of local record stores to get their ...


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Local

Classic Meets Contemporary

The first INfusion Music Fest, hosted by ISO, hopes to bring classical music to new audiences, along with a message of conservationism. By Breanna Cooper Flower crowns, body paint, and large crowds are all things people think of when they hear “music festival.” As for the upcoming INfusion Music ...


YoungFrank
Reviews

Indy Pays Tribute to Gene Wilder

Indy film fans came together to celebrate the life and work of late actor Gene Wilder. By Breanna Cooper When the news began to spread on Aug. 29 that the comedic actor Gene Wilder passed away at the age of 83, fans of every age and demographic took to social media to share their memories and adoration ...


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Reviews

Bringing Back Beatlemania

American English brings the magic of The Beatles back to stages around the world. Drummer Tom Gable speaks with The Campus Citizen about the impact The Beatles had on the world and how it feels to be a part of the new generation of Beatlemania. By Breanna Cooper April 10, 1970: The Beatles officially ...


Snowden
Reviews

Book Review: 'Things That Can and Cannot Be Said'

Arundhati Roy and John Cusack's conversation with each other and with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gives readers extraordinary insight into government surveillance and the consequences of bringing that information to the public. By Breanna Cooper In June of 2013, the British newspaper The Guardian broke ...


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Reviews

Film Review: 'Josephine'

The 25th annual Heartland Film Festival closed out on a high note with Rory Feek's Civil War drama 'Josephine.' By Breanna Cooper The 25th annual Heartland Film Festival ended on a high note with a screening of “Josephine,” written and directed by musician Rory Feek. Set during the ending ...


The Setonian
Opinion

Colorado Legalizes the Right to Die

The 2016 election season saw Colorado become the sixth state in the Union to legalize physician-assisted suicide. By Breanna Cooper On Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters in Colorado voted for Proposition 106: The End of Life Options Act by a 2-1 margin. This proposition allows terminally-ill patients with ...


The Setonian
Reviews

Remembering Leonard Cohen

A look back at the prolific life and career of musician Leonard Cohen By Breanna Cooper Few musicians reach the level of icon. Even fewer establish a career that spans decades, bringing with it songs that have been covered by hundreds of other artists. Leonard Cohen, however, was one of those musicians. ...


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Reviews

Music Review: Neil Young’s 'Peace Trail'

Master storyteller Neil Young looks back on 2016 with his latest album 'Peace Trail.' By Breanna Cooper The year 2016 has been interesting and not necessarily in a good way. Many Americans are fearful of the administration set to be sworn into office in a few weeks, and many more citizens have to ...


The Setonian
Opinion

Opinion: The Push to Pardon Snowden

As Donald Trump’s inauguration grows nearer, citizens ought to push President Obama to pardon whistleblower Edward Snowden. By Breanna Cooper The 2016 election certainly caused a stir. We now have a President-elect who has been recorded bragging about grabbing women by their genitals, who has promised ...


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Remembering George Harrison: 15 Years Later

Despite his reputation as 'the quiet Beatle,' George Harrison had an uncomparable impact on the world of music. Here's a look back at his life and legacy. By Breanna Cooper 2016 has been a rough year for rock fans. From the death of greats such as David Bowie and Prince to Black Sabbath finishing ...


Bowies
Reviews

Let’s Talk About: David Bowie’s 'No Plan'

On what would have been David Bowie's 70th birthday, a previously unreleased single and music video looks at the darkest, and inevitable, part of life while incorporating a sense of beauty and hopefulness uncommon for the subject matter. By Breanna Cooper January 8, 2017: On what would have been David ...


The Setonian
Culture

A Warning to Consumers

The latest information acquired and shared by Wikileaks points to government surveillance. By Breanna Cooper When people camp out for the latest technology, they may be getting more than they bargained for. The latests releases from WikiLeaks, known as “Vault 7,” allege that the CIA may be hacking ...


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Local

Fiesta Indianapolis Celebrates Culture

By Lynzi Stringer The aromas of sweet churros and savory elotes – corn on the cob topped with mayonnaise and lime, dance through the hot, humid mid-September air. Nearby children scream, hitting a piñata with all their might, hoping to find candy and prizes showering down onto their heads. Meanwhile, ...


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Local

Re-Generation Indy Celebrates Creativity

By Lynzi Stringer Re-Generation Indy is a group of local artists who teach art workshops and hold youth art shows. According to their official website, their primary focus for these workshops is youth artists, but they want to spread creativity to all generations, and also work with artists who are ...


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Reviews

Behind the Drunk Knight

By Lynzi Stringer Viral video character The Drunk Knight is taking Facebook – or, um, Gotham, by storm. From tackling an ice cream man under the drunken assumption that he was DC Comics villain Mr. Freeze, to personally addressing the country’s recent clown epidemic, there is no challenge too ...


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Local

Ash Rock Brings Musicians Together

By Lynzi Sringer A four-piece band of talented and industrious young teenagers rock the stage at all-age recreational center and music venue, Ben and Ari’s. If I Was Royalty plays out their original song, “Sweet Insomnia” with strong and raspy vocals, a hard-hitting beat and bass line, and grungy, ...

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