May 29, 2020

Symphony of sounds fills the campus with ensemble performances

December 1, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

Every semester there’s at least a handful of concerts on campus that a large portion of the College’s students are unaware of. Maybe it’s because these concerts don’t feature recording artists like Kevin Lyttle or LESS THAN JAKE. Or maybe it’s because these concerts take place in the actual Music Building instead of Packer or Kendall Hall. […]

Staff sgt. proves African-American women are vital part of military

December 1, 2004 Ben Leach 0

The current war in Iraq is the focus of plenty of media attention. The public constantly hears and reads about the American casualties, the protests against the war on the homefront and other negative aspects that naturally accompany any war.

Very rarely is the public made aware of the good work that is being done in Iraq to bring the country closer to democracy. […]

Students learn to defend themselves against predators

December 1, 2004 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Students gained an understanding of the frequency of sexual assaults and were also able to participate in hands-on demonstrations in order to learn to defend themselves at a self-defense workshop held on campus Nov. 18.

Junior Jake Levy, head instructor of the Martial Arts Club, emphasized that brute force is not necessarily the best thing to use during his class. […]

Anderson’s cult following anticipates his newest release

December 1, 2004 Donna Green 0

With just three movies behind him and a fourth – “The Life Aquatic” – that is due in theaters soon, Wes Anderson has quickly become one of the most popular contemporary directors. He is loved for his quirkiness and dark humor and admired for his uncanny visuals and creative ability behind the camera. […]

Sequel has same quirky characters, less pleasing plot

December 1, 2004 Jaclyn English 0

If you are looking for a replica of “Bridget Jones’ Diary” in the movie’s sequel, it is just about certain that you will not be pleased with “The Edge of Reason.”

However, if you long to see Bridget and her antics on-screen again, then the new flick should satisfy your craving. […]

Pop Culture Commentary

December 1, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

When I heard Destiny’s Child’s “Lose my Breath” for the first time a couple months ago, I thought it was just a Beyonc? song. It took me a few listens to realize that Beyonce had gone back to the group that made her famous and the girls that had helped her up, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. […]

Rising songwriter-pianist more than Fiona Apple sound-alike

December 1, 2004 Diana Ling 0

When first introduced to Rachael Yamagata’s full-length debut “Happenstance,” most listeners and critics compare her to Fiona Apple. But although Yamagata’s smoky vocals and jazz-inflected piano playing do bear a striking resemblance to that of the waifish, angry songstress of late ’90s rock, their similarities end here. […]

Reunited pop supergroup’s new album proves a disappointment

December 1, 2004 Monique Reuben 0

The lovely ladies of Destiny’s Child are back three years later with their highly-anticipated new album, “Destiny Fulfilled.” The question is – has Destiny’s Child fulfilled our musical appetites this time around?

Well, it seems as though the trio was so determined to reunite, it forgot the formula that made its three previous releases successful. […]

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