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“Dear Evan Hansen” tackles teen issues

Sofia Snyder, co-sports editor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Reviews

“Dear Evan Hansen, today is going to be a great day and here’s why…” is the pep talk Evan Hansen gives himself everyday to help him get through senior year. It’s also the message that helps a lie spiral throughout a ...

Swift’s new image sends hypocritical message

Julia Patterson, asst. opinions editor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

When I was in sixth grade, I wrote my very first five paragraph essay about Taylor Swift and how she overcame feeling bullied and isolated by girls growing up. Inspiring, really. All I can say for Taylor Swift now is that 13-ye...

“Villains” marks band’s energetic return

Aidan Celner, columnist

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Lead singer Josh Homme and the desert rock powerhouse Queens of The Stone age return with flair on Villains. This is one of their most upbeat records to date full of bluesy guitar riffs, synths and all the swagger you could ever...

‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ comes together with visual effects, compelling stories

Alissa Donatello, staff reporter

June 17, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinions, Reviews, Web Exclusives

Animated shows aren’t always the first thing people will think about when talking about a really good television show. Most animated shows are catered towards children, after all. But that is not the case when people talk a...

Louder Than A Bomb liberates, inspires

Cassidy Jackson, senior editor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Reviews, Web Exclusives

“After each performance, I’m gonna need you guys to cheer as loud as you would if Donald Trump happened to disappear into the Bermuda Triangle!” When Britteney “Black Rose” Kapri, renowned poet and co-host of Louder ...

Oracle reviews the world

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

New Gorillaz’s Album Nick Moran senior editor Humanz is the cumulative work of this century, if I may be so bold. Gorillaz packs such raw talent alone that with features from De La Soul, Danny Brown, Vince Staples and more,...

Spoon falls flat with new album

Nick Moran, co-editor-in-chief

April 21, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Underwhelming (adjective): failing to make an impact or impress someone; can be synonymous with Spoon’s latest album, Hot Thoughts. Maybe it’s the fact that I was such a big fan of Spoon’s older music, or that the album, wh...

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