Saturday, April 4


Three useful music apps that aren’t Spotify

Unlike music lovers of yore, today’s college students no longer have to rely on friends’ mixtapes, word-of-mouth or the radio to find new music, local concerts and other ways of filling their need for music. Read more...

Photo: Spotify is the juggernaut of music streaming apps, but there are great alternatives. (Creative Commons photo by Aurimas via Flickr)


Hash It Out: Episode 2

Digital Managing Editor Eldrin Masangkay and Social Media Director Francesca Manto are back again to discuss three trending hashtags from this past week. This week we talk about #StephGonnaSteph, #BadInventions and #Being13 This is a great listen for NBA Warriors fans or for those who just want to remember their early teen years. Read more...

Photo: (Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)



Hiatus Kaiyote brings its neo-soul to the El Rey Theatre

Neo-soul has returned with a futuristic twist and Hiatus Kaiyote is leading the movement. Hiatus Kaiyote, a quartet from Melbourne, Australia, played two sold-out shows in Los Angeles this past weekend as part of its world tour for its new album, “Choose Your Weapon.” To make matters more exciting, the group chose the El Rey Theatre, a decently sized venue lined with red carpet – yes, even on the walls – and intricate glass chandeliers. Read more...

Photo: Vocalist Nai Palm of Hiatus Kaiyote playing the keyboard at the El Rey Theatre. (Julie Paik/Daily Bruin)


Two social movements your high school history textbook probably missed

Think back to your high school history textbooks and try to recall how much space publishers allocated to various social justice movements. Columnist Aram Ghoogasian argued that textbooks’ underrepresentation of different communities’ histories generates the misunderstanding efforts like the recently passed College of Letters and Science’s diversity requirement aims to remediate. Read more...


Journalism, the Trading Card Game

As journalists, our trade is stories. Listen in on a gathering of journalists out to dinner – or more likely out for drinks – and you’re likely to hear sophisticated talk about the advances in data journalism or high-minded conversation about ethical considerations of publication, wedged in between the gallows humor that describes the state of the industry, and how we’ll end up broke and on the streets with only our humanities degrees to keep us warm. Read more...

Photo: Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)