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Outer Peace album, featuring Toro y Moi.

Vibing with outer peace

John Cook, Staff writer
Published February 12, 2019

Toro Y Moi - Outer Peace ★★★★☆ In a recent interview with Complex, Chaz Bear (Toro Y Moi) touched on the album’s title. While doodling, he explains, “I want it to sort of call to people’s...

“Walking Distance:” a look back on The Twilight Zone

“Walking Distance:” a look back on The Twilight Zone

John Cook, Staff Writer
Published January 27, 2019

As a genre, horror has exploded in recent years. Movies like The Blair Witch Project in the late nineties exploded new sub-genres, and it feels like the only draw to the theatre in the age of streaming...

New school cop, Hakeem Smith, poses in front of his patrol car. Smiths goal is to form a positive relationship with all students. Photo by Camille Wodarz.

You got a friend in me

John Cook, Staff Writer
Published October 30, 2018

Detective Hakeem Jamal Smith’s desktop is open to Pandora’s “Chill Pop” playlist. His office is one of stark contrast — on the walls hang inspirational quotes, and behind his desk sits a riot...

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