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“Gene Kelly”

Atticus Dewey November 21, 2019

It is said that songs that stand the test of time are exceptionally well crafted, a statement that can certainly be made for Felix Hagan and The Family’s 2017 song “Gene Kelly.” The song is at its...

“Norton Commander”

Tai Tworek November 20, 2019

Low, radiating synth undertones the steady drum beats and trill plucks of the guitar in Men I Trust’s “Norton Commander (All We Need).” The almost minute-long introduction lays the foundation for...

“Stay Human Vol. II”

Zoe Buhalis November 14, 2019

Stay Human Vol. II was released on Jan. 25, 2019, and it is life changing.  Michael Franti writes from the heart about how hard it can be to find happiness and how often people feel alone. Through...

Album review

Album review “The Underrated Youth” by Yungblud

Sophia Scarnecchia, Journalist November 13, 2019

                                                                            Introduction British singer-songwriter Yungblud, is at the peak of his career. The artist,...

“Norman F*****g Rockwell” album review

Sophie Fetter November 11, 2019

“Norman F*cking Rockwell!” is the sixth studio album by indie singer Lana Del Rey. The album was released on Aug. 30, following singles such as “Mariners Apartment Complex,” “Venice B*tch”...

“DHL” and “In My Room”

Samuel Dannug November 11, 2019

Contemporary pop, R&B, and hip hop fusionist Frank Ocean stepped back into the light with two new singles in 2019. “DHL,” released Oct. 19, and “In My Room,” released Nov. 2. Both songs debuted...

“Follow God”

Joey Simon November 7, 2019

Friday, Oct. 25 saw the long-awaited release of Kanye West’s ninth album, “Jesus Is King.” A mix of rap and gospel music, the album is a stark contrast to his previous projects, and listeners’...

“All My Heroes Are Cornballs”

Samuel Dannug, Journalist October 30, 2019

Putting forward his entire, unfiltered self, 29-year-old rapper and producer JPEGMAFIA combines lush samples, off kilter song structure, and controversial lyrical themes into 18 tracks of experimental...

Jenny Slate shines in

Jenny Slate shines in “Stage Fright”

Paige Duff October 25, 2019

“It feels bad right now,” Jenny Slate said to the cameras, teary-eyed and in the midst of describing the stage fright she gets before every show. It was hours before she filmed the set for her Netflix...

In my ears: Puck Gatto

In my ears: Puck Gatto

Brenan Dionne, Entertainment Editor October 24, 2019

“I really like the album In an Airplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel. I don't know when I first found it, but it’s the only album I have on vinyl. I don't have a record player anymore, but I...

“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”

Dan Gutenberg October 21, 2019

After over six years since the finale aired of the hit series, “Breaking Bad,” writer and director Vince Gilligan finally has gifted fans with another attention-grabbing story in “El Camino: A Breaking...

Savage X Fenty fashion show is empowering

Savage X Fenty fashion show is empowering

Sophia Scarnechia , Journalist October 18, 2019

In 2018, Victoria's Secret, a popular world-wide lingerie store for women, had hit a low.  The company is known for annually putting on what is known as “the world’s biggest fashion show”: An...

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