It’s the end of the album as we know it, and I feel fine

As streaming increasingly eclipses music purchasing, many artists are beginning to move away from releasing their music in album format, opting instead to release singles upon singles. All this change in the music industry begs the question: Are albums dying out?

| Senior Cadenza Editor

The digital life: From technicolor to black and white

The initial switch to grayscale mode was jarring: I felt like Dorothy in reverse, whisked away from the Oz of Technicolor apps and notifications and dropped unceremoniously into a world painted solely in shades of gray.

| Senior Scene Editor

The slow, incredibly climactic, end of many mini eras

This summer, I deleted all social media for several weeks. As the Snapchat logo did its vibrating dance on my phone I struggled to free myself from the app’s grip.
And that was, of course, because of my streaks.

Ali Gold | Contributing Writer

Nonprofit and WU to bring free computer science course to St. Louis residents

Washington University and local nonprofit LaunchCode plan to offer free coding classes this spring for St. Louis residents interested in software development jobs.

| Contributing Reporter

Wi-Fi upgrades planned for select South 40 dorms

Student Technology Services will be upgrading Wi-Fi in six residential halls over winter break. The move, in response to student complaints, is part of a long-term plan to bring the entire Danforth Campus up to wustl-2.0, the school’s fastest wireless Internet provider.

| Editor-in-Chief

Editorial Cartoon: Where’s the ‘like’ button?

Patricia Witt | Student Life

Spanning the generational divide

There has been much written about what generation we college-aged students belong to. We have been alternately labeled as being the last of Generation Y (early 1980s to early 2000s) and the first of Generation Z (mid-1990s to present day). On the surface, we would seem to identify more with the latter.

Steven Wenzel | Contributing Reporter

Editorial Cartoon: Man on the Moon

| Student Life

Oscar Predictions: The Tech Categories

The most prestigious film awards of the year are just ten days away, which means Cadenza is cranking out their first set of predictions. For part one of our three-part coverage, we’re tackling the below-the-line tech categories. The Academy Awards are on ABC on Sunday, February 24 at 6PM CST.

Technology and coffee

The world fell apart today. It imploded. I could not check my Facebook while waiting in line, distract myself during lecture, or check my email…but really, I just left my phone and computer in my dorm for 24 hours. Throughout the day, I did not check any social media sites or return any texts, calls or emails.

| Staff Columnist