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Matt Conover


There are albums that push the direction of genre because they have created something so distinct and well-defined that it's impossible to ignore, and everything that comes after it is in some way reacting to the work of that album.

Dark, twisted and remarkable

It's difficult to talk about Kanye West anymore without sounding over-the-top. Every facet of his existence seems exaggerated, constantly defying any rational expectations for behavior or artistic output.

Cavs open NCAAs against ODU

The Virginia men's soccer team will make its 30th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance tonight against Old Dominion, but for the first time since 2007, the Cavaliers will not begin the tournament with a bye. Virginia is also coming off a loss against rival Maryland in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament.

Shoot for the moon

In our culture of instant gratification, mainstream music that rises above conformity is a rare find, and this problem seems especially exaggerated in the hip-hop genre.

Virginia blunders in tourney semis

Sixth-seeded Virginia defeated third-seeded Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament Wednesday before losing to eventual tournament champion Maryland in the semifinals Friday. The Cavaliers knocked the Demon Deacons out of the tournament thanks in part to junior midfielder Hunter Jumper's first goal of the season.

Cavaliers face familiar foe

[caption id="attachment_38140" align="alignleft" width="219" caption="Junior defender Greg Monaco will need to shut down the Deacon attack Wednesday night.


Ekphrasis is the literary representation of visual arts. The film Howl, then, is that process in reverse.

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