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The 52nd Annual Shammy Awards

By Jehad Choate
Contributing Writer

When musicians think of a Grammy, they think of the highest and oldest honor available in their career. I’m a musician, and I knew nothing of the Grammy Awards growing up because I was more


Letter from the Editor

Harvard Bridge SmootsThe other day, I got to the Central Square bus stop just in time to the CT-1 pull away.  It was sunny and warm for a November day in Boston, so I decided to walk to school. I passed by …



Letter from the Editor

Greetings from the Bolt Bus. As if I didn’t spend enough time on the Internet, they have wifi on the bus now. I played at the Bitter End last night in Manhattan, and before my slot, some youngsters played a …



Letter from the Editor

Happy October, chums. Settling into new classes? Practicing your Phrygian chops? Getting your winter wardrobe ready? Keeping away from the unruly Red Sox fans? Cool. Me, too.

You know what’s funny? Berklee bands tend to invite mainly/only other Berklee folks …


Healthcare Abyss for Berklee Graduates

stethoscope_binaural_Rappaport_Sprague_Hewlett_Packard_1207By Rebecca Perkins
Contributing Writer

When you graduate from Berklee, how are you going to get health insurance? This is a question I have asked myself since I started school here 6 semesters ago. I had been out of college …


Why Rep. Joe Wilson is Wrong, and Why it Doesn’t Matter

Yet again, our media and politicians have fixated on a meaningless sound-bite as a way of marginalizing health-care as an important debate in this country. Two words, shouted by Republican Rep. Joe Wilson at President Obama during a speech to …