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Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Grace Xu

April 13, 2020

I have finally started to read books for fun again during this (much too long) corona-cation, so what better time to recommend some novels? Additionally, a lot of companies and organizations have been providing free reading resources for quarantined students, so reading digitally has been about the ea...

Media Playlist: Over the 月亮 (Moon) [MUSE]

Media Playlist: Over the 月亮 (Moon) [MUSE]

Grace Xu

January 25, 2020

Happy Lunar New Year! In honor of today being Chinese New Year, I’ve compiled a list of various Chinese pop culture recommendations, from music to TV shows to YouTube channels. As a Chinese American, I think Chinese pop culture is especially underrated and not easily accessible in America. Because ...

YouTube Playlist: Lofi Music for “Hifi” Studying [MUSE]

YouTube Playlist: Lofi Music for “Hifi” Studying [MUSE]

Grace Xu

December 12, 2019

As finals week approaches with no sign of stopping (unfortunately), here is a list of curated study music. Rather than the usual Spotify playlist, however, I’ve chosen to recommend a list of my favorite study music YouTube channels. They’re all gems filled with a whole curation of study music of thei...

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Homecoming '19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 24, 2019

It's Day 2 of Homecoming week, and today, it's the battle between the hippies and the hipsters. From the psychedelic paisley patterns of the '60s to the obsession with thick-framed Warby-Parker glasses and mustaches, here are our top picks celebrating Hippie vs. Hipster Day. Book: As I Lay Dying by W...

Homecoming ’19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Homecoming '19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 23, 2019

Happy Tourist day! It's the first day of Homecoming week and we're kicking it off by wishing we were literally anywhere else but here! So grab your passport and explore some of our top picks for all things travel related. Book: Crazy Rich Asians  Song: Somewhere Beyond the Sea by Frank Sinatra  Movie: Roma...

Music Playlist: We’re Bringing Summer Back [MUSE]

Music Playlist: We're Bringing Summer Back [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

September 5, 2019

Bring back those lazy-summer-vacation moods during Labor Day Weekend with a student-curated playlist. From alternative to pop to lofi, there’s bound to be a song that kicks up your summer nostalgia! And if you’re going on a road trip, this playlist is just perfect for the car. Check it out on Spotify at...

Love, gelato and even more [Café Libro]

Love, gelato and even more [Café Libro]

Emily Dexter

March 3, 2018

According to Jenna Evans Welch’s novel Love and Gelato, people come to Italy for just that: love and gelato. For Lina, however, things are a bit more complicated. Before her mother lost her battle with cancer, she made her last wish clear: that Lina travel to Tuscany to finally meet the father figure she nev...

Quick Tips: Earphones

Quick Tips: Earphones

Pranav Sriram, Web Copy Editor

November 10, 2016

Everyone has had their earphones and/or headphones break on them at some point. Whether its only one of the two earbuds working, the cord breaking, or a whole host of various problems, we have all had to deal with earphone problems at some point or another. In particular, this is an absolutely huge...

Enough Madness?

blogs

March 30, 2014

With the coming NCAA championships, excitement is mounting among collegiate basketball fans. The excitement hasn’t been shared by all, though. See below for Grant and Jacob’s takes on this issue. Jacob’s Take: Stop the Madness! March Madness – as NCAA mania grips the nation, I confess myself...

The dropleton: a new state of matter

The dropleton: a new state of matter

blogs

March 10, 2014

[aesop_image img="https://hilite.org/core/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/dropletons.jpg" caption="SCIENTIFICAMERICAN.COM / SOURCE" align="left" captionposition="left" lightbox="off"]Say hello to the dropleton. This newly discovered marvel is not just a new quasiparticle, but a state of matter in its own...

What we love (and hate) about political commentary:

blogs

February 28, 2014

Political commentary: where the great intellects of our time appear together to discuss ideas about our country, and express concerns about the future of our democracy. Or a bunch of angry “journalists” who talk as loud as they can for ratings. Both inhabit the media and have audiences that they...

Welcome to The SCOOP

Welcome to The SCOOP

Beats

October 7, 2013

The HiLite newspaper's online food blog is back, with a new name, new management and basically the same aim - we love food. "We" are managing editor Hafsa Razi and entertainment reporter Anni Zhang, co-runners of The SCOOP. Like we said, our mission is simple. We're poor, untrained and unequipped c...