Photo by Marisa Jackels. Students crowded into the Centrum on Feb. 17 for "The Drop," an electronic dance party that played house, electronica and dubstep. Dubstep has become more prominent recently due to the success of artists like Skrillex and Deadmau5 (pronounced Deadmouse).

Not so underground anymore

Crowds pulse, hands in the air, a giant mass of sweat and glowsticks. This is the rave, a familiar dance scene that began in Europe. What is not as familiar […]

 

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