The sun is out, and music festival season is upon us. But just what kind of toll does attending a three-day concert take on students’ academics, as well as their bank account? And what are professors being told by students who miss class?
The chaos behind the content: Cal Poly students working as visual storytellers for Coachella
It’s day one of Coachella — the second largest music and arts festival in the United States. Art and design senior Everett Fitzpatrick and his team of visual storytellers are crammed into a small trailer on Indio’s Empire Polo Fields, preparing to stare at computer screens for the next 15 hours. It is hot, sweaty […]
Student crochet business promotes festival-style clothing
Kemp has been selling her creations on Etsy and Instagram since her sophomore year of high school.
Is Coachella worth it to Cal Poly students, despite ethical concerns?
Tax filings show the a major organizer of Coachella, Philip Anschutz, donated $190,000 to anti-LGBT groups, though Anschutz denied this claim.
KCPR to give away two tickets to Coachella
This is not a typical give-away.
Is Coachella worth the price?
Many festival-goers find it easy to rationalize such an expensive purchase.
The rise of festival culture
The rise of the festival culture may more dangerous than you think.
The Audio Files: Music may be free, but memories aren’t
When your music is free, memories come at a price.
12 things you missed at Coachella
A few of us on staff were there for the ICYMI moments.
Quiz: Test your obscure band knowledge
Get your magnifying glass out. How well do you know the obscure bands that fill the small font of festival lineups?
Quiz: Which music festival were you born to go to?
Find out where you’re supposed to be during the 2014 festival season.