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Arcade Fire and Gorillaz Are Back With Anti-Trump Songs

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Rejoice, music lovers! On January 19, 2017, Gorillaz released their new single, “Hallelujah Money.” Gorillaz is an alternative rock, hip hop, electronica, and visual band from England. Gorillaz hasn’t released anything since their fourth studio album, The Fall, which was released on December 25, 2010. A full six years has…
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My Top 5 Breakfast Places to Visit in the Area

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

You know what they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you are like me, it is your favorite meal of the day. There is really nothing like starting your day off right with a good, hearty breakfast. Here are my top 5 breakfast places…
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

Monday, January 16th, 2017

  Being a huge Star Wars fan, I was excited to see the new film in the franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. I was interested to see the first movie that would “kick-off” a new series of Star Wars films, and the first to have its lead character…
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A Day Exploring Downtown Chicago

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Classes are back in session, but that does not mean you cannot have a little fun on the weekend. On Saturday, my friends and I spent a majority of the day in downtown Chicago and explored a few places that some of us have not been to before. Here are…
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WXAV’s 10 Favorite Albums of 2016

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Below you will find WXAV 88.3FM’s Favorite Albums of 2016, as voted on by the WXAV staff. 1. Radiohead, A Moon Shaped Pool 2. Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Getaway 3. David Bowie, Black Star 4. Bon Iver, 22, A Million 5. Kanye West, The Life of Pablo 6. Norah…
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Fantastic Beasts Works its Magic: Movie Review

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Grade: B At once grimey and decadent like only the 1920s could be, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set several decades before J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter installment.  A charming re-entry into the wizarding world, Fantastic Beasts is directed by David Yates and stars Eddie Redmayne (Theory of…
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Game Anywhere with Facebook Instant Games

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Much like the new feature that let you play games with your friends in iMessage for iOS 10, you can now play games in Messenger and in your News Feed with Facebook Instant Games. Facebook Instant Games was launched on November 29th and allows users to play games without downloading…
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Holiday Fun in Chicago

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The holidays are upon us and there is so much to do and see in the city this season. Whether you want to stroll around and take in the scenery or partake in some fun activities, there is something for everyone. All of these events are already in full swing so here…
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New Shows Coming to WXAV in 2017

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Sunday Mady Bolster 6pm- 8pm   Monday Hillary Aguilar- Ruano 1pm- 3pm   Tuesday Caesar Torres 3pm- 5pm Matthew S. Aung 7pm- 9pm   Wednesday Xavier Jacquez- Flores Noon- 2pm Matthew Paske 10pm- Midnight   *More shows to be added soon*

The Best of 2016’s Music

Friday, November 18th, 2016

2016 has been a great year for music. Now that the year is almost over, I thought it would be appropriate to look back on my favorite albums of the year. David Bowie – Blackstar Blackstar was released on Bowie’s 69th birthday, which is two days before his death. While…
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