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Closson: Beyond appearance of progress, Grammys remain stagnant in representation

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Back in November when the Grammy nominations were released, the selections were widely praised for unusually including a racially diverse group of artists — particularly within the Album of the Year nominees. Personally, I was...

Schwartz: ‘Lemonade’ loss at Grammys points to institutional racial bias

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

February 14, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Most listeners of popular music wanted Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” to win Album of the Year at the Grammys on Sunday night. Apparently, so did Adele — even though she ended up winning the award herself. People thought this...

Here we go again: Feb. 6

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

“MTV’s paying me today in ones, so we can all go to the strip club after this.” — Miley Cyrus after her performance on the network’s “Unplugged.” “Just ‘cause you chew it and swallow it and poop it out d...

The Rundown: Jan. 30

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

January 29, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, The Current

Diagon Alley coming to Harry Potter World this summer The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened in 2010 to enormous success. Universal announced Thursday that approximately $400 million worth of renovations and expansions will o...

Relive the Grammys with a playlist of the winners and losers

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

January 28, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and once again it was a showcase of brilliant talent and very poor decision-making. Daft Punk and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis each won f...

Pincidents: Dining hall blandness meets DIY optimism

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

January 28, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

I got tired of dining hall food faster than life moves according to Ferris Bueller (aka "pretty fast"). It's not that the food is terrible, but after a while, it all just starts to blend together. So, in the off chance that nuC...

Upcoming Grammys promise to entertain with big name collaborations

David Lee, Blogger

January 22, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Current

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be held Sunday, and I could not be more excited. Each of the three major awards shows — the Emmys, the Oscars and the Grammys — has its own style and flair, but the Grammys is the most e...