Goth People: Get Over It

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Dear Goth People, We know you’re probably crying your lame goth tears all over this letter, and we just wanted to let you know something: no one cares about you. Not your mom, not…

Q&A with MxPX

Mariecar Mendoza (MM) Mariecar Mendoza, Diversions editor (YR) Yuri Ruley, drummer for MxPx   MM: What is the question you hate getting asked the most by reporters? – So I don’t ask it. YR: Not that I hate it, but…

Mountains provide challenge and inspiration

Jen Boudevin The hills of San Luis Obispo will be alive with the sound of music as the Cal Poly Symphony celebrates the mountains in its fall concert. The symphony begins its 2005-2006 season at 8 p.m. this Saturday with…

Don't 'Panic,' MxPx rocks

Mariecar Mendoza Don’t know what MxPx stands for? Well, that means one of two things: you’re not a fan or you’re not looking hard enough. Either way, don’t ask Mike, Tom or Yuri – they’ve been asked the question thousands…

It's the Glue that's Crazy, Not Me

Mariecar Mendoza Deep inside intestines lined with freedom crimes, she’s reaching in.   Searches far and wide for nothing at all; shaking hands where pad met lead.   A breath she took, one that you can’t hold.   Pretty pain…

SLO live music scene loses its bite

nick coury By Nick Coury It is Tuesday night when the regular crowd, a surplus of beer-battered 20-somethings, shuffles in and slouches around the room, which contains a long skinny bar with a stage and a pint of Firestone for…

The art of doodling

Jen Boudevin While doodling provides an avenue of distraction for many students bored in lecture, few take it to the “extreme” that Tony Kendig does. “Dreamscapes,” an exhibit featuring his pen and ink doodles, will open with a reception from…

Getting Biblical with Iron and Wine

Mariecar Mendoza Don’t let the taste dissuade – Iron and Wine is very, very good for you. The name stands for Sam Beam, a singer-songwriter with a fast folk finger and instantly recognizable gentle vocals. The talented southerner has recorded…

Ten Ruminations Upon Watching MTV's 10 Spot

1. The brains-in-a-vat behind MTV’s prime-time programming emphasize modern ambiguity tenfold over actual comprehension. The 10 Spot intro, once the destination site for “Daria” clips and off-color jokes, held a brief flirtation with actual music videos last year.

A motley of sounds hits SLO

Garrett Leight The eclectic musical sound of Ozomatli will be blaring tonight at The Graduate with special guest State Radio. The event kicks off Ozomatli’s two-month tour. A decade ago, 10 Los Angeles performers decided to push the boundaries of…

"The Movies" tries for too much

Ryan Chartrand Check out the uGamer's ball that went on this past week on campus Here. Also, enjoy listening to the KCPR's "Press Start" gaming show while you read about "The Movies." Peter Molyneux is a highly ambitious game designer…