This article was originally feature on KCPR.org. What if some of the greatest tragedies in music history could have been averted? What would Nirvana, Jimi Hendrix and Amy Winehouse music sound like now had they not died so young? That’s the question that the project, “The Lost Tapes of the 27 Club,” seeks to ask. […]
Author Archives: Jaxon Silva
Arlo Parks’ “Collapsed in Sunbeams” is the culmination of her work we have been waiting for
This article first appeared on KCPR.org. Mustang Media Group is a student-run organization that encompasses Mustang News and KCPR. They collaborate to cover news, arts and culture for Cal Poly and the greater San Luis Obispo community. “Collapsed in Sunbeams,” the debut album of London-er, indie up-and-comer Arlo Parks was released on Jan. 29. It brought […]
Opinion: Undecided needs to be a decision
While the idea behind Cal Poly’s intensive change of major is to streamline the process for students to enter major coursework during their first year, it causes students unnecessary stress.
The tragedy of the Free Speech Wall
Jaxon Silva is a civil engineering freshman and Mustang News columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. I stopped midway in transit to see a wall had been erected on Dexter Lawn. Sprays of colorful sharpie filled it with words, some incarnations of popular memes, political leanings and tirades, and other expressions. […]
Finals week emotional first aid kit
We study to do better in class. We work out to try to obtain a date. We eat well to not create future health problems. Yet something we fail to act upon is our mental health. The effects are real, but they are somehow seen as less important than other aspects of our lives.
What tragedy teaches us
“It can happen anywhere. I shouldn’t have been surprised.”