Culture

Culture’s albums of the week 4/20

We're going to recommend great new albums you should listen to. Here's our first batch.

For UR dance majors, creativity is a must in shift to online classes

"The amount of creative thought and effort that has been put into lesson planning far exceeds the shared PowerPoint presentations in my other classes".

Culture’s quarantine cocktails

Here are some cocktail recipes that have helped us get through this weird part of history

12 books to cure your quarantine boredom

In no particular order, here is my take on a well-rounded, diverse, and boredom-curing reading list

‘Fringe’ is a great sci-fi binge

The show can provide an explanation for horrific events depicted on screen, leaving you with the nagging notion that these scientific horrors could happen. 

‘Contagion’ sweeps all other pandemic movies

Right now, everybody’s watching “Contagion.”

Not Vanilla: A definitive ranking of the best places to chat with your friends

Today I will rank some of the popular video chatting methods — from worst to best.

Online learning deals musical education a blow 

The world of music education is a wildly different one, and, thus, so was the transition to online classes. 

‘Half-Life 2’ convinced me of humanity’s power against overwhelming odds

You feel intrinsically motivated to free your fellow humans from the clutches of the Combine, and the satisfaction of playing the underdog telling a bully to piss off is irresistible.

Jessie Reyez came to kill love songs in her debut album

The imperfections in her voice are the most beautiful aspects of her sound. And on that note, “Before Love Came to Kill Us” brings something a lot of popular music misses today. True emotion.