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Arts & Entertainment

Outside Lands: Something for Everyone

May 8, 2016 6:46pm | Isaac Teich ‘18, A&E Editor

Outside Lands is a three-day music festival held every August in Golden Gate Park. Despite its often cold and foggy weather, the festival has attracted tens of thousands of people per day since its first year in 2008 to enjoy gourmet food and craft beer, world-class […]

Literature, Banh Mi, and More: A Conversation with Chang-Rae Lee

May 8, 2016 6:44pm | Miya Matsuishi-Elhardt ’19, Op-Ed Editor

Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with University’s artist-in-residence, Chang-Rae Lee. A Pulitzer Prize-nominated author and Creative Writing professor at Princeton, he offered his insights into UHS, literature, and the best banh mi in SF.   DA: What are some of the biggest takeaways you have gotten from your time […]

An Interview with George Watsky

April 24, 2016 2:55am | Ben Guggenheim '17, At Large Editor

On March 18th, George Watsky returned to UHS to help celebrate the school’s 40th anniversary. After listening to a few songs, spoken word pieces and a chapter of his soon-to-be released book, “How to Ruin Everything,” I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with […]

The Art of the Album: How Are We Listening to Music?

April 24, 2016 2:52am | Lena Nelson ’16, Photo Editor

Recently I was listening through Radiohead’s album In Rainbows when I realized that lying on the floor listening to a record would perhaps be perceived as strange by other people my age. I wondered if I was perhaps an anomaly in a world of “shuffle” […]

Purim? What’s That?

April 24, 2016 2:48am | Mimi L’Engle ‘18, A & E Editor

It’s true that most everyone in America knows about Easter: there’s the Easter Bunny, the egg hunts, and the actual religious significance. But what about the Jewish holiday that every year lands only a few days away from Easter? Being a Jew myself, I decided […]

Gotta Zayn

April 24, 2016 2:45am | Tomicia Blunt ’17, Editor-in-Chief, Zoe Taylor '19, Contributing Writer

This is a stunt-on-your-ex playlist… or generally stunt-on-those-who-did-you-wrong. You know you deserve better and those who didn’t value your worth can exit your life. This playlist is filled with songs that are meant to pump you up, remind you that you slay and don’t need […]