Cheers to What?

It is about 6 p.m. on May 5, and I am leaving work to head to one of the local restaurant/bar mix-breeds that are extremely popular near campus. It has been a long day at work. Naturally, I am pretty excited to de-stress surrounded by my friends, food, and indulging in drink specials on this […]

SLB’s Game-Changing Spoken Word Artists

pablo saba

In an auditory pop-culture world dominated by singers and rappers, spoken word poets are the cross between scholars and musicians. Yesterday’s version of poetry has spurned a new-aged of story-telling, word play, and performance using aspects of rhyming, symbolism, and metre. Often overlooked in the saturation of today’s commercialism, independent spoken word artists are the […]

Twenty-Eight Beta Moments That Had Us Hype in 2014

Champions League

Every now and then, you come across something that makes you smile to yourself, pushes you to the verge of yelling an “LLLBBB!’ and hope the air carries it to the next brother who saw the same. In honor of our 28th anniversary, here are 28th noteworthy moments from 2014

The Train

train

Mexican
 day
workers, 
Wall
 Street analysts, 
rowdy
 public 
school kids,
 Exhausted 
9
 to
 5ers, Unconscious
 crackheads, Intimidating 
cops, 
aspiring dancers,
 pathetic 
panhandlers, adolescents not selling no candy for no basketball team, clueless tourists, disgruntled souls, and pampered woes: all
 of 
them
 share 
the 
same 
cart that
 we
 ride 
everyday. Loving the
 convenience, 
yet 
hating 
the 
wait. […]

Mixed Martial Arts before Mixed Martial Arts

mma before mma

If I can speak for all Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans, I believe I can say–I can’t get enough of this stuff. Mixed Martial Arts these days has it all: champions, entertainment, and story-lines. If you look at the genesis of MMA, as we know it, it derived from inter-mingling the fighting disciplines (karate, judo, […]