Vomitstep Comes to Portland

In Early April, throngs of neon clad young people poured into the Roseland Theater in preparation for a night of chest-rattling bass music. Snails is a Montreal based producer and DJ who has reached critical acclaim through pioneering a new sub genre of bass music which he calls: “Vomitstep.” Vomitstep is a play off of […]

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Electronic Music at the Grammys

The 2016 Grammy Awards featured a rare electronic music performance, by Justin Bieber, Diplo, and Skrillex, and deserving musicians won the awards available to electronic artists. The institution responsible for voting for music’s biggest prize, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States, are often criticized for making old-fashioned, publicly disconnected […]

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Evolution vs. Intelligent Design

Despite the widespread acceptance of evolution as a valid, scientific explanation for the origin of humans, today, teaching evolution is contested in many public schools. Until the late 19th century, public schools taught creationism to students in middle school to explain how their world was formed using a literal interpretation of the Bible. In the […]

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How to go from “Candidate” to “Nominee”–The Delegate System Explained

Few Americans fully comprehend the American “electoral system,” especially the process in which an individual moves from candidate to nominee. Currently, the populace is fully immersed in the 2016 presidential election campaign. Donald Trump has upset the political pundits and Republican party leaders, and Bernie Sanders has Hillary Clinton supporters “feeling the Bern.” Ex-New York […]

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