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Music Fest 2019: Old and new sound combined

Despite the rain, Hofstra University’s 2019 Music Fest proved to be a day of firsts for up-and-coming artists as well as a moment of reverie and recollection. Performers included new-comers The WAVE and Band, Unispan Records artist KarmaRe and headliners Shortly and DRAM. Combined, the artists provided a fresh, elevating sound, ranging from hip-hop to lyrical and energizing the eager crowd.

Senior Send-Off: The stormy weather is behind us

When I came to this university, I knew that I wanted to write. It’s what I had always loved – always imagined myself doing. I felt comforted by the words that flowed out of me and angry when they refused. It was a beautiful balance between brilliance and insanity, a practice in art that I spend every day trying to perfect, no matter how futile the exercises seem to be. 

Gaffigan commands stage at Paramount

Many who know Gaffigan’s work will find his latest venture new and familiar at the same time. His knack for somewhat exaggerated observational humor tagged with jabs at his own health, appetite and family situation are always present at his shows – that’s his shtick. It’s worked out for him so far, and this past weekend it worked for him again.