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White Tie Affair

The White Tie Affair

Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, The White Tie Affair has emerged as a force to be reckoned with. Their debut album “Walk This Way” includes their hit singles “Allow Me to Introduce Myself… Mr. Right” and “Candle (Sick and Tired).” Last year, they were asked to perform at the Playboy Mansion for their Pajama Party. They’ve recently been touring the states with Lady Gaga, and summer will find them rocking the stages of Warped Tour. Before their April 6 performance at the House of Blues Orlando, the four members of the band (Sean P, Chris, Ryan, and Tim) met with me to discuss their roots, tour life, and rocking out inside the gates of the Playboy Mansion. Full story

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    With 71 million dollars in the box office, the Fast & Furious has surely given reason to make yet another comeback. The action and edge of your seat adrenaline is accompanied with imported and hooked up vehicles that could easily entice any car fetishist.


    Death Cab for Cutie expands their "arsenal of sound" with latest release

    "The Open Door EP" sets off with a beat that will inevitably get your foot tapping, with a sound prepared to satisfy every fan of the indie rock genre. Hailing from Bellingham, Washington, the band Death Cab For Cutie starts off their newest release with a positive sound that will keep you listening. And although it seems this EP was made in part to tide over fans till the next big release, it is definitely more than that.

    You might now be asking, "What is an EP exactly?"

  • Bolaño presents five different works in 2666

    At 900 pages, 2666 is many things: funny, boring, stunning, confusing, depressing, powerful and also

    There's nothing like dying to make you famous. Case in point: Roberto Bolano, a Chilean novelist who had little success up until the almost instant canonization that followed his 2003 death. Besides death, part of the reason for the recent rise of Bolano's critical stock is that many of his books are just now being translated into English, most recently 2666, his posthumous final novel.

  • Students Learn to Dine in Style

    "Now I know how to eat a roll politely and where to put the sugar packets after I have used them ... The food was wonderful and the setting gave me an opportunity to learn the newly learned etiquette tips." - Abbie Heisner

    The university recently sponsored an etiquette dinner to teach manners and formal dinner behavior with nearly 100 participants present.

    The dinner was co-sponsored by Career Services and the American Marketing Association. According to Patrece Robinson, assistant director in Career Services, "Historically, Career Services has sponsored etiquette dinners like this in the past because we try to present students with many potential professional situations."

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