The fluorescent lights of Frey Hall glistened off the silver rings that adorned all 10 fingers of K’la Rivers’ hands. After taking her seat, she fished a tied,…
A new yeast culture used as the basis for brewing beer that was retrieved from an 1886 shipwreck is poised to be the star of the New York Craft Brewer’s Festival March 9, when Saint James Brewery will debut its new beer.
Before he began this performance, he announced to the audience that this would be “the last Childish Gambino tour ever.” This proclamation was a perfect preface to the kaleidoscope of lights, sound, praise-dances and screams that would comprise the religious experience he told us we were now a part of. In his own words, “this is not a concert, this is church.”
Whether they’ve watched “Sesame Street” as a kid or seen Kermit the Frog across their social media feeds, almost everyone knows the Muppets. The entire cultural phenomenon can be traced back to one man: Jim Henson. One such person bringing the works of Henson back into the cultural forefront is Joshua Gillespie, owner and admin of Muppet History (@HistoryMuppet).
At 14 years old, Eilish gathered a sizeable fan base following the release of her viral song “Ocean Eyes” on SoundCloud in 2017. From there she’s broken the status quo of typical pop stars with her baggy designer clothes, chunky sneakers and horror-themed music videos filled with overflowing black tears, stabbing needles and spiders crawling all over her body.
On Thursday, April 11, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Brookfest concert, which included performances from rappers Lil Skies, Aminè and A$AP Ferg. This year’s Brookfest was able to make up for the canceled Ashanti show because the Undergraduate Student Government brought big-name performers that drew crowds.
Being a younger kid between the late ‘90s and throughout most of the first decade of the 2000s, one of the things that’s stuck with me the most is the television. Yeah, the shows were great, but what I’m talking about in this case is what came between the shows and the commercials.
Some of the biggest competitive Esports scenes are typically raised by their parent company, with Riot Games creating the League of Legends scene, Blizzard creating the Overwatch League, etc. But one of the industry’s most popular series of all time, Super Smash Bros., had its competitive scene neglected since birth. So how did it end up so successful today without any support from the people who made the game?