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Riley Coven

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‘La La Land;’ a Musical Masterpiece

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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 rea... More »

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Commuter students struggle with parking on campus

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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 sp... More »

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Transviolet opens up about beginnings, writing, tours

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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 Blu... More »

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The Fray brings showcase talent in Dallas

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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 t... More »

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Rock band ‘Earthside’ talks new album, future

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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... More »