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Little Mix looks to promote self-love on new promotional single

Little Mix looks to promote self-love on new promotional single

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2018


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Last Aug., a twenty-second long clip of Little Mix lip-synching to an unreleased track from their upcoming album was posted on social media. We now know they were singing “Joan of Arc,” released as a promotional single on Nov. 2, 2018. The previewed snippet was of the first chorus where Jesy Nelson...

“Uncommon Valor” gives the listener goosebumps

“Uncommon Valor” gives the listener goosebumps

Thomas Wolthers, Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Although the Vietnam War is oftentimes not touched upon in hip-hop, it is something R.A. the Rugged Man and Jedi Mind Tricks are not afraid of vividly describing. Throughout this four-minute track, numerous viewpoints are shown: such as the young man loving the war, the soldier crying to leave in thei...

Denzel is out for recognition with “Vengeance”

Denzel is out for recognition with “Vengeance”

Thomas Wolthers, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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Denzel Curry’s, “Vengeance” recent music video from his three-act album, TA13OO, brings the heat and attention to the track. Featuring fellow rappers ZillaKami and JPEGMAFIA, Curry creates a high intensity, angry track, which flows perfectly together despite the beat being quieter than Curry’s ...

“Woman Like Me”: Little Mix collaborates with Nicki Minaj on new single

“Woman Like Me”: Little Mix collaborates with Nicki Minaj on new single

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2018


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Though Little Mix said via Instagram that “Woman Like Me” is “all about celebrating incredible women in every shape and form,” was this collaboration as fabulous and celebratory as promised? The short answer; yes and no. On one hand, “Woman Like Me” features the worst production Little Mix has had s...

EARTHGANG: “Up” and floating in eccentric sound

EARTHGANG: “Up” and floating in eccentric sound

Thomas Wolthers, Reporter

November 2, 2018


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Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot of EARTHGANG bring a happiness that can seep into the listener’s soul and heartfelt passion on their new track, “Up,” which was released Sept. 4, 2018. The lighthearted beat is sweet on the ears. A subtle hi-hat, occasional bass kick, and background vocals from Venu...

Flicks for wimps to watch

Flicks for wimps to watch

Jason Bonta, Reporter

October 25, 2018


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While scary movies are the standard for most people in October, some of the best Halloween movies aren’t gruesome horrors that will leave you with nightmares for months to come. Finding a good movie that doesn’t scare your brains out can be time-consuming, so I’ve done all the hard work for you ...

“151 Rum”: J.I.D addresses crucial issues in society on new track

“151 Rum”: J.I.D addresses crucial issues in society on new track

Thomas Wolthers, Reporter

October 24, 2018


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J.I.D, a new rapper in the game, is making waves with his unique style on his new track “151 Rum.” A track from his upcoming second album, J.I.D showcases more skill with his flow and lyricism, delivering a hard-hitting beat, a flow anyone can get lost in, and storytelling that rivals rapper Joyner Lucas...

New movie Venom doesn’t quite meet expectations

New movie Venom doesn’t quite meet expectations

Thomas Fougere, Broadcast Director

October 18, 2018


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The movie Venom didn’t quite live up to its expectations, but still was enjoyable for comic book fans. Movie reviewers were quick to rip it apart, and it started off with a solid 23% bomb on Rotten Tomatoes. A group of four aliens known as the symbiotes are brought to Earth by Carlton Drake and his s...

“Without Me”: Halsey gets personal on new single

“Without Me”: Halsey gets personal on new single

Anna Drabik, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2018


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Released October 4, 2018, Halsey offers listeners “her insides” on new track, “Without Me.” Her first solo effort since June of 2017, “Without Me” is a blend of thumping percussion, subtle electric guitar, and sorrowful piano that combine to create a dreamy, head-bopping background to Hals...

End-of-school motivation playlist

End-of-school motivation playlist

Hannah Alback, Reporter

June 4, 2018


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With the end of school in just a few weeks, students are losing motivation to keep grades up and apply any effort to their work. Music is one way for me to keep going during and after school. I’ve made a playlist that includes songs that keep me working hard through these last few days. More Than...

Top podcasts you should listen to

Top podcasts you should listen to

Abigail Whitcomb, Podcast & Opinions Editor, Marketing Manager

May 16, 2018


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Podcasts are the newest media platform on the rise. What used to be reserved for old people listening to NPR at 12:30 in the afternoon is now accessible to everyone via the Apple Podcasts app or any podcast app on Google Play. But what is a podcast, anyway? It’s an audio file available for download,...

5 Seconds of Summer brings 5SOS3 Tour to Boston

5 Seconds of Summer brings 5SOS3 Tour to Boston

Anna Drabik, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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I waited for years for this day to come. I watched my friends go to 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) concerts. I watched the tour diaries. I watched other people stress about buying tickets to a 5SOS concert. And then, I finally got to experience it myself. March 2, 2018; 7:50 A.M., February vaca...

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