In Review: “After Hours” by The Weeknd

New listeners can revel in a melancholic sound that they may not be familiar with yet, and long-time fans can take comfort in the fact that The Weeknd has not really lost sight of who he is after all.
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Bad Bunny Does What He Wants On “YHLQMDLG”

Bad Bunny, who grew up with aspirations to become the Daddy Yankee of his time, has undeniably altered the landscape of the genre with his commitment to stay true to his craft.
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A 17-Track Love Letter: “Changes” by Justin Bieber

“Changes” shows off an incredibly mature and refined sound never before heard from the pop megastar.
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Grammys 2020: Just How Relevant Is “Music’s Biggest Night”?

Ticketed as “music’s biggest night,” the annual Grammy Awards returns on Sunday, Jan. 26, to crown this year’s winners.
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In Review: “Fine Line” by Harry Styles

The record has received considerable social media buzz because, well, it is Harry Styles, but has the newly minted rock star truly delivered?
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The Significance of “Industry Plants” in the Music Community

Coined by the hip-hop community, "industry plant" is most often used to undermine an artist as being nothing more than a pawn in a record label’s quest for industry domination.
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The Friday Review: ‘Oasis’ by Bad Bunny and J Balvin

As far as feel-good summer releases go, the album is perfection. 
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Playboi Carti Headlines Extravaganza 2019

Despite the less than ideal queue to enter the venue, the event was complete with a sweeping lineup that appealed to a wide range of music lovers and time with friends under the sun.
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Recapping Undergraduate Research Week

Undergraduate Research Week was a culmination of students’ hard work and dedication to their research projects over several quarters.
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The Friday Review: Ventura by Anderson .Paak

For the fans who fell in love with the soulful grooves and dynamic lyricism of the Malibu era, I have some good news: Anderson .Paak is back, and he is better than ever.
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Exploring Mental Health Through the Art of Film

During Active Minds' “Movies for Mental Health” event, several short films about various mental illnesses were screened and four UCSB undergraduates courageously shared their personal struggles wi...
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To Drink or Not To Drink

Szumlinski's team has detected a mechanism within the amygdaloid region of the brain which can be suppressed and therefore fails to properly regulate the urge to consume alcohol.
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UCSB’s Multicultural Center Brings a Closer Look into Chicano Punk Rock

This past month, the Multicultural Center on campus housed a photographic exhibit depicting several influential Chicano punk bands and artists.
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Recapping the 1st Annual Womxn/Hacks

This past weekend, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at UCSB hosted their first annual Womxn/Hacks on campus.
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Microbial Assassins: Changing the Face of Modern Antibiotics

"We can equip helpful bacteria with a toxin-delivering system to target and destroy harmful ones. Such specificity could give us more control over our microbiome and our health," Song said.
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