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Tracy Chapman performing live

Music Review: Tracy Chapman

Nathan Crane, Student Journalist November 28, 2023

Recently, I finally listened to Tracy Chapman’s self-titled debut album. I really enjoyed listening to it and feel that it is a debut album that proves that an artist is off to the right start. With...

Concert review: They Might Be Giants

Nathan Crane, Staff Writer March 25, 2023

I just finished watching a free live stream concert of They Might Be Giants. It was probably the most absurd and energetic show I’ve seen. The lighting was crazy, the songs were odd, and it was brilliant....

Music Review: Gigaton by Pearl Jam

Nathan Crane, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

As someone who has never fully listened to Pearl Jam before, this was a pretty good introduction to their discography. Despite it being their newest album, it has what you would expect Pearl Jam to...

Album review “Automatic for the People” by R.E.M

Nathan Crane, Staff Writer March 23, 2023

In September, R.E.M celebrated the 30-year anniversary of their album “Automatic for the People”. I think it still holds up today. When I first heard this album, as well as others that came before,...

Chaotic by Tate Mcrae Music Review

“Chaotic” by Tate Mcrae Music Review

Lindsey Genatossio April 1, 2022

“Chaotic”, the song that describes the emotions that are too hard to say. On March 25th Tate Mcrae released her new song “Chaotic”. This song is an emotionally driven ballad that goes into...

Red (Taylors Version) Released on Friday

‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’ Released on Friday

Emily Fluet November 15, 2021

Taylor Swift released her long-awaited re-recording of her album Red on Friday.  The singer has plans to re-record all of her albums through Reputation in order to have ownership of her music....

Travis Scotts Astroworld Disaster, 8 dead.

Travis Scott’s Astroworld Disaster, 8 dead.

Lindsey Genatossio November 8, 2021

Travis Scott and Drake performing at Astroworld on the fateful Friday night. Image source- @astroworldfest on Instagram. 8 people dead, 25 hospitalized after Travis Scott's 3rd annual Astroworld...

Broadway is finally back after a year and a half hiatus! (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Broadway is Back!- 74th Tony Awards recap

Kait Carmichael October 4, 2021

Broadway is finally back after a year and a half hiatus! (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions) A year and a half of Broadway being dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

CHICAGO, IL -  SEPTEMBER 17:  Singer R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on September 17, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.  Kelly is facing multiple sexual assault charges and is being held without bail.   (Photo by Antonio Perez - Pool via Getty Images)

R. Kelly Finally Found Guilty After Decades of Averted Sexual Abuse Accusations

Tara Wallace September 29, 2021

After decades of ongoing accusations Robert Sylvester Kelly, better known as R&B singer R. Kelly, was finally convicted Monday, September 27, 2021 of racketeering and sex trafficking multiple women,...

Hip Hop artists use social media to protest racial injustice. Image source: Daily Bruin.

Hip Hop speaks out for Black lives

Chris Valuski April 2, 2021

2020 was a historic year for America. Along with the global pandemic, and a polarizing election this also aired with the strongest call for racial justice in the 21st century. The killings of George Floyd...

Ariana Grande joins the hit TV Show, The Voice. Image source: StereoGum.

Ariana Grande joins The Voice

Lindsey Genatossio March 31, 2021

As of March 30, Ariana Grande will be a new judge on the hit NBC singing show The Voice. She will be alongside Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Blake Shelton for Season 21. People wonder what happened...

The album art for POTUS. Image source:

POTUS- music about the forgotten presidents.

Margaret Ahearn February 10, 2021

Over the course of February, I had the honor of reviewing David W. Jacobsen’s latest album, POTUS right before President’s Day, February 15th!   A portrait of the creator and singer himself,...

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