Day: February 5, 2008

Art Music

Beats, Rhymes and Life: Thoughts on Hip-Hop

The birth of hip-hop in the late 1970s was a profound moment in the history of musical expression. Aside from its political and cultural significance as a radical form of protest for an entire generation of disenfranchised youth, hip-hop also introduced new methods of producing and consuming music. In fact, it is these methods which […]

Politics

Khadr on trial

This is a pretty dramatic story. For those of you who aren’t too familiar with the situation, Omar Khadr is a Canadian who is still being held at Guantanamo. He was picked up for fighting with Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan when he was 15 years old. Apparently, they think he threw a grenade which killed a […]

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