Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 compiles an exhaustive list of ways to use music to your benefit while social distancing, whether through creating, sharing or listening to it.
The Claremont Colleges Hindu Society hosted Holi, a religious and cultural festival which includes throwing colors, at Walker Beach.
Music columnist Kyla Walker PO ’22 explores Taylor Swift’s whirlwind transition from political privacy to political activism in “Miss Americana.”
Watu Weusi, a black student support collective at Scripps College, hosted its eighth annual Black Arts Festival Saturday, showcasing black and African art and culture.
Guatemalan singer Gaby Moreno performed at Garrison Theater to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 7Cs’ Chicano Latino Student Affairs.
Ella Boyd SC ’21 provides a playlist of 5 songs for any romantic scenario, from love to lust to heartbreak. “Love’s intricacies and realities shouldn’t be ignored; after all, the experiences of yearning, heartbreak, confusion, nerves and sensuality are intertwined with love,” she writes.
Music columnist Kyla Walker PO ’22 examines the allure of Billie Eilish in a time of anxiety and uncertainty for Generation Z. “Eilish and her music speaks to a generation that has grown up in chaos amidst 9/11, school shootings and imminent climate change,” she writes.
Music columnist Ella Boyd SC ’21 pens an ode to the Chicago alternative rock band Wilco and their new release, “Ode to Joy.” “Filled with their signature stripped down songs, soft vocals and haunting lyrics, Wilco continues to create meaningful music that’s sure to stand the test of time,” she writes.
Opera has a reputation for being old and stuffy. Yet modern opera demonstrates that the art can be flexible, dynamic and engaging.
Live Your Best Life Records, a student-run record label based at Pitzer College, represents student musicians around the 5Cs.