Scarlett Saunders


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Disassembling 'The Wall'

With the advent of spring, it seems appropriate to delve into the ethereal and complex world of Pink Floyd, the classic 1970s anti-establishment rock-and-rollers who once ruled psychedelic culture.

The Underdog Series: Blown away

This story is a part of Arts & Entertainment’s “Underdog” series running this week, which highlights commonly underappreciated artists and artistic mediums.

Virginia Gentlemen woo audience

The always-classy Virginia Gentleman awed more than just the female crowd members Friday night during their third concert of the year. All in attendance that night became instantly engaged in the A Capella group’s personalities upon entering Old Cabell as the concert program challenged the audience to guess which five singers of the 17 had a correct biography.

Morals and mysteries

This past Wednesday, short story writer and mystery novelist Lauren Groff performed a book reading as part of a series sponsored by the English department. Though the excerpts were not entirely captivating, the experience offered valuable insight on the writing process.

Results may “Guevar”y:

Many people dream of traveling adventurously through the world, whether by backpacking Europe, going on a safari in Africa or driving across the United States.

Dr. Dog's 'Dogged' Fans

Last Wednesday night, Dr. Dog fans witnessed an amazing concert, where the Pennsylvanian indie rock band managed to pack the house even in the middle of the week.

Turning 'heads' with 'heart'

Indie rock group The Head and the Heart has achieved tremendous momentum since forming in 2009. The band has opened for notables Dr. Dog, Vampire Weekend and Charlottesville’s own Dave Matthews Band — all artists the Seattle-based band cites as inspiration.

College radio nowhere

Ask just about any student if he likes music, and the answer is bound to be yes. Beyond this general preference, however, artists and styles of choice tend to vary infinitely.

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Man Crush Monday #1: Shaun White

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that the Olympics are happening right now. For my inaugural column, I’ll be examining one Olympian who has captured the heart of many Americans with his killer combination of good looks and athletic ability.