Instructor’s love for jazz music is apparent during recent live show
Oct16

Instructor’s love for jazz music is apparent during recent live show

Carlson says he is inspired by the courage and strength that his students demonstrate in spite of the many hardships college students endure.

“I have become a more focused and [an] efficient thinker and speaker thanks to my students,” Carlson said.

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Hearing loss in young people is rising due to earbud use
May17

Hearing loss in young people is rising due to earbud use

By Jackson Ly The Guardsman Young adults and children are at a greater risk for hearing loss today than even a couple of decades ago due to the increasing popularity and use of earbuds and MP3 players, according to an article published by the American Osteopathic Association. One in five teens are currently affected by hearing loss, a rate 30 percent higher than in the 1980s and 1990s, but damage from using earbuds can be prevented by...

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Local artist “spits” law and rap
Oct03

Local artist “spits” law and rap

By Shane Menez The Guardsman Kae Ranoa’s upbringing as a poor Filipina-American is self-described as “arrested, chewed up, and spitted out.”  That personal history has led her to working in careers which allow her to bring voices to female rappers underrepresented in hip-hop as her stage persona Hopie Spitshard, and to low-income immigrants as a law firm assistant. Growing up in Manila, Philippines, and raised in San Francisco, the...

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Sonic Treatment: Mount Eerie transforms natural landscape into an aural environment
Sep05

Sonic Treatment: Mount Eerie transforms natural landscape into an aural environment

By Peter Hernandez. Phil Elverum has found himself in the present with “Clear Moon” wherein sonic environments resemble rolling fog and dense mountaintops without easily falling into a specific genre.

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Sonic Treatment: Introduction
Sep05

Sonic Treatment: Introduction

By Peter Hernandez. Introducing Sonic Treatment, where new music releases and live performances will be reviewed.

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