Articles by: Riley Coven

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Jackie Venson brings rhythm, blues and more to The Rustic

February 22, 2017 at 8:17 am 0 comments

Experimental artist with mixes of blues, reggae, R&B and rock performs at The Rustic on Feb. 25.

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Save Ferris’ Monique Powell talks overcoming the past, looking to the future

February 21, 2017 at 3:49 pm 0 comments

Singer Monique Powell from Save Ferris was kind enough to take some time out and speak to The Daily Campus about all things related to the band.

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Robert De Niro plays an aging star who finds a new love in "The Comedian". Photo credit: The Comedian Facebook Page

“The Comedian” has its moments, but few and far between

February 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Robert De Niro and Leslie Mann star in this new film.

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McConaughey’s ‘Gold’ falls flat

February 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

McConaughey’s ‘Gold’ showcases his talents but falls short of expectations.

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Blues duo “Muddy Magnolias” talks writing, touring, recording

January 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Blues duo makes its way to Dallas on Jan. 27.

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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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