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In my ears: Ian Fishbach

In my ears: Ian Fishbach

Brenan Dionne, Entertainment Editor October 11, 2019

“My favorite song at this moment is Deutschland by Rammstein. It's a heavy metal song. I think a lot of Americans would have misconceived notions about Rammstein if they didn't know the words. The refrain...

10 out of 10

10 out of 10

Jordan De Padova, Brenan Dionne September 26, 2019

Get to know our guests and the albums that they deem flawless. Whether you want to learn about the people or the album, you'll need some of one to fully understand the other.

Album review

Album review “K-12” by Melanie Martinez

Sophia Scarnecchia, Journalist September 25, 2019

Introduction Melanie Martinez, an indie, creative, storytelling artist has just released her second album “K-12”.  Since being discovered by Adam Levine on the singing talent seeking show “The...

“Leave It”

Atticus Dewey June 5, 2019

  In recent years, few Ann Arbor bands have played a larger role in redefining the sound of indie music than the band The Left Lanes. Competing with names such as Vulfpeck and The Stellars,...

“I, Claudia” by Mary McCoy

Charles Solomon June 4, 2019

   The mysterious, almost austere cover of “I, Claudia,” coupled with words on the inside cover like “Imperial Day Academy” and “tyrants waiting in the wings” put me in...

“Game of Thrones”: The end of appointment television

Jordan De Padova May 28, 2019

Seventy years ago, close to 40 million Americans tuned in weekly to watch Lucy Ricardo’s antics on what some would call a feminist manifesto and others a corny sitcom. Almost 40 years later, comedian...

Senior trumpet player Corey Watkins on the trumpet for Sonic Tonic.

Community High Jazz goes out with a bang at the End of Year Blowout

Gina Liu and Isabel Espinosa May 22, 2019

Drummer Terrence Vick’s first high school jazz concert was a flood of fear. As a freshman in Jazz II, Vick was set to perform a New Orleans-influenced piece and was nervous to do so before upperclassmen...

“The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss

Charles Solomon May 20, 2019

At first glance, “The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss is just another one of many similar fantasy novel, with a familiar setting in some middle-ages type world and a main character with magical...

“Far From the Tree” by Robin Benway

Charles Solomon May 19, 2019

Opening “Far from the Tree” by Robin Benway, I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect. Seeing the story was about three kids who had been separated almost at birth, I guessed it was some sort of heartwarming...


“Avengers: Endgame:” The End of an Era

Dan Gutenberg May 7, 2019

Spoiler alert! Marking the end to the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), “Avengers: Endgame” triumphantly culminates the connected stories of the past 21 MCU films in an action-packed,...


Atticus Dewey May 3, 2019

  Some days The Left Lanes produce songs that are in-your-face and full of excitement; other days, the combo creates songs that are mellow and full of soul. In their most recent track, The Left Lanes...

Album Review

Album Review “when we fall asleep, where do we go?” by Billie Eilish

Emma Winegarden April 24, 2019

Billie Eilish. The somber, broodying and undeniably lovable teenage music superstar released her first full length album this past month. “When we fall asleep, where do we go” is both a tribute to...

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