Skepticism a key tool in the digital age
A lot of information gets passed and shared on social networks. Friends try to keep friends informed and people like to share information about their lives.
But there’s also some misinformation that gets shared and it’s important to occasionally be skeptical about some of the posts floating around.
AFI's out to make melancholy matter
AFI's singer, Davey Havok, swears that he really, really didn't want to write another album of miserabilist punk. But he just couldn't help it.
“I keep experiencing more chaos,” Havok said of the dark clouds hanging over AFI's new album, “Burials.” “I would have rather avoided that at all costs because it's expected of us. It exhausts me, but it all just draws me back in. I'm sure the reason why is a better question for a psychiatrist.”
Fall a big hit for new game releases
Video game companies utilize the holiday season to come out with new games, promoting their releases just in time for the gift buying frenzy during the holidays.
Streaming services offer convenience
In recent years streaming media has become more viable for music and movies. With more people acquiring high speed Internet, they’re gaining access to TV shows, movies and music to stream to their computer.
Soon all video games will be streamed instead of played on a disk or downloaded.
Meet the Pros: Doug Burgett
Doug Burgett following his presentation at the first Meet the Pros lecture of the season. The event was held in the C118 lecture hall on Wednesday, September 11 from 12-1pm.
Sign-Painters: The Movie
A screenshot from the film shows Sean Starr of Starr Studios. The panel of speakers in the foreground; from left to right James M. North, Paul Young, Travis Eastin, Mack Kite, John Myers, Bill Diaz, Scott “Cornbread” Lindley, and Mike Meyer. Discussion panel following the exclusive one-night screening of the new documentary film; Sign Painters: The Movie.
Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 Preview
The 9th annual Pygmalion Music Festival will be hosted in Champaign-Urbana Thursday, Sept. 26 to Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Growing each year, this festival has hosted many big bands such as Dinosaur Jr., Grizzly Bear, Of Montreal, and Explosions in the Sky.