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A new great schism? The (lack of) separation of church and entertainment

The message — and the material — is felt. The T-shirt is plain, save for the fabric letters emblazoned down the center: “Sex, Drugs & Christian Rock.”...

Mass music clearance: The leftovers

Some of the perks of being a writer for the entertainment section of a newspaper are all of the free CDs and concert trips (now you want to write for...

The Carnegie Tech that almost was

2006 marks the 100th anniversary of many important Carnegie Mellon institutions and traditions. The creation of the College of Fine Arts, the founding...

Performer, writer, power artist

It may not occur to us that something exists someplace in between performance and the page. That one can be neither actor nor writer, but an amalgam of...

Big Al’s Metal Shop

American thrash has at its center the unholy trinity of Slayer, Metallica, and Megadeth. This much is known as far as the everyday music fan goes. But,...

Did you know?

50 Years Ago April 17, 1956 “Teaspoons were at a premium,” wrote The Tartan, as teaspoons were apparently disappearing from campus cafeterias at an alarming...

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