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Through the endless barrage of dollar general pandemic euphemisms like “these trying times”, “unprecedented”, and “new normal”, the right keywords seem to reveal deeper patterns to how our vocabulary has evolved since COVID onset. Click to view data: Toilet Paper Timeline | Peak Map Face Mask Timeline | Peak Map Vaccine Timeline | Peak Map … Continue reading The Pandemic in Search Trends
Georgia has the second most counties in the United States (aside from Texas). Their sheer density allows for unprecedented ability to chart the housing, from more urban centers like Atlanta and Savannah to rural areas like Rabun and Dahlonega. Click here to view graphs in full-screen: 300 Largest Cities in GA Property Tax by County … Continue reading Housing Costs and Population Centers in Georgia
(This was originally an article for JOUR 203) On June 4, 2019, Cal Poly pitcher Bobby Ay was drafted in the 9th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He now gets to add himself to the list of Cal Poly baseball alumni who are fighting through the grind of minor league baseball, going all the way … Continue reading Cal Poly Baseball Players Persevere through the Minor Leagues
(This was originally an article written for JOUR 203) It’s a typical San Luis Obispo afternoon, and as the sun begins to drape behind Bishop Peak, over 11,000 soccer fans file into Cal Poly’s Spanos Stadium to watch the central coast’s biggest soccer game: Cal Poly vs UC Santa Barbara, otherwise known as the Blue-Green … Continue reading How Tortillas Highlight the Highs and Lows of One of College Soccer’s Best Rivalries
2018 was one of the past decades’ greatest years for music; it had everything I wanted from a year musically. As a rap fan, G.O.O.D. Music dropped five albums in five weeks, including Pusha T’s Daytona and KIDS SEE GHOSTS. Artists like JPEGMAFIA and SOPHIE released breakthrough, genre-pushing experimental albums. Drake even got posterized by … Continue reading Daughters – You Won’t Get What You Want: Music’s Answer to the Elephant’s Foot
East Coast Hip-Hop/Hardcore Hip-Hop||Griselda Records One of the more exciting artists coming out of the east coast rap scene, and 1/3rd of the coke-rap heavyweights Griselda. Westside Gunn has always intrigued me because of the unique energy he brings on every Griselda cut. It’s almost impossible to miss his expressive ad-libs on songs, and alongside … Continue reading Westside Gunn – Pray for Paris ALBUM REVIEW
It is commonly believed that students today have two general types of music they listen to: all music genres, and all music genres except country. However, country music as of late has begun to branch out into new directions in large part to the success of Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road. As a result, … Continue reading The New Wave of Country
I sat down with Cal Poly Swimmers Charlotte To, Caroline Judson, and Garrison Price to discuss their lives as student athletes at Cal Poly.
While so far this blog has focused heavily on sports, I want to expand into talking about music and art culture moving forward, and there is no better way to start than by focusing on San Luis Obispo’s local scenes. One of these artists is Jason Towne, who for the next two months is showcasing … Continue reading SLOcal Art: A Look at Jason Towne’s Glow Show at Art After Dark
With spring training bringing in baseball for the year, very few baseball fans are focused on the season ahead. Instead, most of the focus is shifted towards the 2017 season, and possibly the biggest baseball scandal since the Black Sox in 1919. During the offseason the Houston Astros, who won the World Series in 2017, … Continue reading Watching Baseball Die: What is Rob Manfred Doing?
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