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Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/26/15


USC News Diversity Delay: The USG Senate met Tuesday to vote on the campus climate resolution presented a week ago. The meeting didn’t quite go as planned. Large crowds packed into the small room to watch the discussion heat up among the USG leaders. The plan has become a big issue for student assemblies all […]

Romantic rejection leads to bright future


At this time of year, your summer glows are fading, the world is getting colder — like to 75 degrees — and the trees are letting go of their leaves and exposing their bare souls. It’s October, and change is certainly in the air. It’s OK to be afraid of this change. You’re at the […]

Commentary: VMAs prove to be lackluster


As the MTV Video Music Awards started Thursday night at the Staples Center, the expected parade of beautifully groomed celebrities, the gleam of bright lights and the buzz surrounding the ceremony’s anticipated winners were all present.

Quantic and Alice Russell put heads together for funky LP


On the off chance I’m listening to the radio, it’s likely that most of what I’m getting is nothing more than background noise. There is one station that stands out among the rest for superior musical taste. KCRW (89.9 FM) always plays good music, so much so that my standards for “good” are constantly being […]

Popular musicians draw inspiration from personal lives


The 2012 Grammys have come and gone, but an interest in the honorees’ artistic inspiration remains. For many of the hottest artists, their personal lives make for songwriting gold — and sometimes the messier their lives are, the more brilliant an artist’s work becomes. Adele took home a whopping six Grammys, including record of the […]

Adele set to make her return at the Grammy Awards


Adele’s performance hiatus is coming to an end. The Grammy Foundation officially announced that the singer will perform on the 54th Annual Grammy Awards stage scheduled to air Feb.12. About five months ago, Adele had surgery on her vocal cords. She was forced to cancel her sold-out U.S. tour in order to have the surgery done. […]

Adele keeps rolling in at number one


While many find themselves sifting through the Top 40 mush of LMFAO, Flo Rida, Ke$ha, Nickelback, David Guetta, Jessie J and the like for something palatable to listen to, Adele proves time and time again what a beacon of light she is for mainstream music with her powerful voice and skillfully designed songs. In fact, […]

Katy Perry poised to break records with new single


She’s taken us up and down California, into outer space and to the greatest Friday night party the world has ever seen. Now, Katy Perry is at it again with her latest single, “The One That Got Away.” The release of this song marks the sixth single from Perry’s record-breaking sophomore effort, Teenage Dream, and […]

Youtube stars Karmin gain popularity


Youtube has been known as a place where a average Joe with some wicked talent can receive international recognition. Amy and Nick, of the Boston-based acoustic duo Karmin, are the current superstars of the Internet. Uploaded just four days ago, Karmin’s cover of Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now” has received over 1 million views. […]