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Review: ‘Blond’

Review: ‘Blond’

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016


Filed under Music, Raider Reviews, Showcase

Frank Ocean is back and better than ever. This R&B singer, rapper and songwriter definitely proved to his long-awaiting fans that his new album, “Blond,” was worth the wait. His last release, “Channel Orange,” is now four years old. “Blond” already feels like a transcending classic. ...

‘Kindred’ Passion Pit Album Review

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor

June 2, 2015


Filed under Music, Raider Reviews

The third studio album of the electro pop group Passion Pit is encompassed in their characteristic high-pitched vocals and habitual bouncy sound effects, to the point that songs seamlessly mold into a metaphorical fabric of music, while becoming borderline indistinguishable from each other. Several tracks...

“Catching Fire” movie review

Anahi Castro

December 1, 2013


Filed under Movies, Raider Reviews

“Catching Fire” is the second installment of the Hunger Games trilogy. In the first movie, “The Hunger Games,” the post-apocalyptic North America is transformed into Panem accounting with 12 districts. The districts are divided by their specialty like agriculture and coal miners. As punishment...