While MP3s are the most common form of music these days, audiophiles still choose the warm sounds of vinyl records. Record labels press vinyl and often sweeten the deal by throwing in a digital copy. What is their motivation to do so? Why do some still pick vinyl records over other formats?
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Formed in 1997 and based out of Burbank, The Asylum has long been the master of the mockbuster. Now, as critics begin to question the current state of Hollywood, CHP investigates the studio which has made a living out of riding the wave of others’ success.
This week’s slug comic from illustrator Muriel Gordon explores her roommate’s hatred of octopi.
Something smells fishy in this week’s edition of TWIP. City on a Hill photographer Molly Solomon checked out the Honolulu Fish Auction while on spring break in Hawaii and took her camera along. Click here to dive into This Week in Photos.
Question: If you had to distribute the budget cuts across UCSC, where would you cut from? Why?
Question: Fill in the blank: Home is where you _______.
A piece of controversial art was recently removed from the Smithsonian Institute by its secretary, G. Wayne Clough. This decision was the result of political fear mongering, and is nothing but government-sanctioned censorship.
BP recently applied to resume drilling oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Because of the magnitude of the oil spill and the suffering felt by American communities, the federal government should reject its request.
In the first edition of Community Chest, UCSC politics professor Daniel Wirls explains how he got into academia, his stance on political activism at UCSC and his passion for teaching.