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The Best of Summer 2009: Films

There was quite an impressive list of movies released this summer. Here are my picks for the top 10.  10. “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”  From the moment this movie begins, it’s pretty clear it’s going to be all about the action and less…

Monkeys mature release “Humbug”

For a band hailed as the next big thing out of the U.K. since Oasis, it is still surprising that more people haven’t heard of the Arctic Monkeys.  With its third album, “Humbug,” released on Aug. 25, the lads from across the pond are steadily…

Dark, Gloom “Deathtrap” Huge Success

BU agrees: One of the best productions in a long time    The lights go dark and the piano begins to play an eerie tune. Then, the audience hears the subtle sounds of a typewriter. The lights brighten, and the show begins. “Deathtrap,” a thriller…

Voice Picks Essential Tunes for Summer

BY JUSTINE HARRIS AND JACKSON ADAMS of Voice  Upon  deciding on a summer-based article to end the semester for Voice, we decided to list the songs that have made their ways on each of our summer playlists.  First, we decided to put down some rules.…

Senior Walk 2009

Two days before seniors walk across the stage at graduation, many will participate in a different kind of walk that doesn’t involve caps, gowns or diplomas. Senior Walk, the annual bar crawl for seniors, is a time when many will wake up earlier than they…

Efron dazzles with boyish charm in ‘17 Again’

It seems Zac Efron, star of the recently released box office leader “17 Again,” may be stuck in the high school basketball player stereotype for a bit longer. But not forever. Although the movie seems to be a rehashing of the classic “getting-a-second-chance-at-life-realizing-what-I-have-is-enough” plot, “17…

Bradley student brings indie sound to local scene

In a world consumed with new technology, it seems to be a sin to reject every new advance, much less build an album based on it. Local artist and Bradley student Jared Bartman’s latest EP, “I Refute Technology,” willingly embraces an old-time style with a…

Lollapalooza

As if classes weren’t already boring me to tears at the end of this semester, seeing the lineup for Lollapalooza 2009 just got me wishing for summer all the more.  Now that I know Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg and Beastie Boys will all be playing…

Fine arts students showcase artistic flair

BFA students had the perfect chance to show off their hard work, creativity and finished pieces last weekend at the Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. This year’s show included four of the five BFA seniors. The honored artists, sculpture major James Flanigan, painting major…

Yeah Yeah Yeahs follow up with flawed new record

There are few things worse then a long-awaited album being a dud. Coming from the normally fantastic Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “It’s Blitz!” is a travesty. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs exploded onto the scene in 2005 with “Fever to Tell,” an uncut and savagely refreshing rock…

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