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Album review: Kanye West's “The Life of Pablo” does not disappoint for hip-hop fans

Album review:  Kanye West's “The Life of Pablo” does not disappoint for hip-hop fans

By Jake Valentine

February 21, 2016


Filed under Life & Culture

Whether you love or hate Kanye, there’s no denying that he’s one of the most influential artists of this generation. What’s so polarizing about Kanye is not only his unpredictable behavior that you can’t look away from, but also the fact that almost everyone has an opinion about him. He’s not just ...

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

By Maddie Galassi

November 30, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

A University student has found a way to fix a common problem many students encounter in the nightlife — paying cover at bars.Cover’d, which launched November 17, is an app that allows users to pay for cover at Kam’s on their mobile device, eliminating the need for cash to enter the bar. Th...

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

By Madeline Galassi

April 6, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Videos and memes have become increasingly popular and can be seen almost everywhere on the web. A new app, Trio, allows users to create them on their own device by choosing different multimedia from across the web. Trio, which was launched on March 4 by the company Meograph, is the first of its kind ...

UNightlife eases students’ dull night dilemmas

By Saher Khan

December 11, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Tim Olp’s and his friends’ Saturday night was disappointing. They went from having too many options to none at all and ended up doing nothing. The U Nightlife app is something Olp, sophomore in Engineering, said he could have used to help turn his night around. As an app designed to enhance the ...