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Rap album preaches to sinners

March 18, 2016

One Compton rapper has successfully fused jazz sounds and hip-hop instrumentals with iconic Christian imagery and ideology.Kendrick Lamar’s latest album, “untitled unmastered.” is the culmination...

Donald Trump gives a speech at his rally at the Flynn theatre Dec. 7. RYAN THORNTON/The Vermont Cynic

Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor January 12, 2016

[Updated: Jan. 12 10:35 P.M.] Two UVM students said they were removed after  protesting a Donald Trump rally held at the Flynn Performing Arts Center Jan. 7 in Burlington. First-year Greer...

Rap artist’s new album fuses many music styles

December 4, 2015

Gangsta rappers are known for being cocky, but to showboat your versatility through the first half of your new album is something else. Freddie Gibbs’s album exemplifies that there cannot be a “Shadow...

Venue showcases regional talent

October 30, 2015

A unique sort of ‘do it yourself’ style art show was held Oct 24 at Signal Kitchen.John “Jack” Moore, a UVM graduate who studied political science, curated the event and also displayed his own...

DJ spins the Native American genres

DJ spins the Native American genres

April 8, 2015

History has distorted the truth about America’s native people, and one WRUV DJ is giving them their voice.Deborah Reger spins under the name DJ Deb Reger Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m. She regularly plays...

Kendrick’s ‘allegory of the hood’

March 24, 2015

Kendrick Lamar released the most anticipated album of the year, which is more of a philosophical message than a rap album.Kendrick Lamar’s message in “To Pimp a Butterfly” reflects one similar to...

Rapper explores past in new EP

Rapper explores past in new EP

March 18, 2015

Tupac Shakur blurred the lines between gangster rap and socially conscious rap, revealing the true struggles of a gangster.Freddie Gibbs’ new EP “Pronto” is the fresh breath of crack-laced air that...

Spin the night

February 24, 2015

UVM better prepare itself for “Something Un-expected”  happening on Saturday nights from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.WRUV 90.1’s own Bjorn Werner spins the feed Saturday under the DJ name BHE.Werner’s set consists...

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