Articles by: Riley Coven

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Nick Valensi talks new band, future

December 26, 2016 at 9:10 pm 0 comments

Guitarist for “The Strokes” Nick Valensi is fronting his own group called “CRX.”

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‘La La Land;’ a Musical Masterpiece

‘La La Land;’ a Musical Masterpiece

December 9, 2016 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

It’s rare that a film is released and could possibly be considered a future classic. La La Land is one of those films. Bordering on perfection, the musical masterpiece has hardly a single flaw. It deftly weaves between blissful surrealism and gut-wrenching reality, painting a traditional story across a modern […]

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Commuter students struggle with parking on campus

December 4, 2016 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

SMU junior Austin MacDougall lives on Manett Street, which is about three miles away from campus. Getting to class on time shouldn’t be a problem for him, but it often is. MacDougall has a commuter student parking permit, which allows him to park in several specific lots on campus. However, […]

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Transviolet opens up about beginnings, writing, tours

November 15, 2016 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

Up-and-coming pop group Transviolet has a lot to say. The band’s debut EP received a great amount of buzz and its following tour is one that shouldn’t be missed. The group has a unique energy and is bringing its talents to Dallas on Nov. 12 at the House of Blues. […]

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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is an amazing story, but an epic film

November 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Mel Gibson tells a story of an army medic in World War II.

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“Daily Show” correspondents talk comedy, sanity

November 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

“The Daily Show” correspondents answered the questions of college students around the country.

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The Fray brings showcase talent in Dallas

November 4, 2016 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

The Fray and American Authors took the stage on Oct. 30 at the House of Blues Dallas for their 10-year anniversary tour of their album “How to Save a Life.” This tour marks a landmark achievement for The Fray as they begin their second decade of entertaining together as a […]

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Rock band ‘Earthside’ talks new album, future

November 4, 2016 at 2:44 pm 0 comments

Earthside, an up-and-coming rock band is making waves with their debut album, “A Dream in Static,” twhich has already garnered Earthside numerous awards. The band is currently touring across the country in support of the new album. Guitarist Jamie Van Dyck was nice enough to talk with The Daily Campus […]

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‘Beartooth’ brings metal to Dallas

October 25, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Heavy metal band “Beartooth” moved their way to Dallas to rock the House of Blues on Oct. 19th in support of their new album, “Aggressive.”

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Final debate sparks discussion

October 24, 2016 at 8:26 am 0 comments

Wednesday, Oct. 19, marked the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and, with it, the final of SMU’s Speech and Debate team’s viewing parties.

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