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25 Songs of Christmas Playlist

25 Songs of Christmas Playlist

Erin McIndoe, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, MEDIA, Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Here are 25 songs for everyday of December leading up to Christmas,  to get you in the mood for the Holidays season. Holiday music is the perfect thing to get you in the holiday spirit.  This playlist has a little bit of everything, from Frank Sinatra to Dean Martin and even new vibes from Pentato...

Are You Ready for It? Taylor Swift’s Reputation to be Released at Midnight

Are You Ready for It? Taylor Swift’s Reputation to be Released at Midnight

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

This Friday, Taylor Swift will drop her sixth album, Reputation, the first album she’s produced since 1989 in 2014. Reputation is unlike anything Taylor has ever done before. The lyrics are mysterious and dark, and the singer has experienced with new sounds, including heavier beats. The album features...

Thomas Rhett’s Life Changing Album

Justine Yelincic, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Music, STUDENT LIFE

The rise of Thomas Rhett’s music has been pretty incredible to watch. His first album, It Goes Like This, was a huge start for him, leading him to many awards and riches. Last month he released a new album, Life Changes, in which the songs are dedicated to his wife, Lauren Rhett. The album won ove...

Taylor Swift’s Bad Reputation

Taylor Swift’s Bad Reputation

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, OPINION, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

On Thursday, August 25, Taylor Swift addressed the snakes. She released her new single, "Look What You Made Me Do." And announced a new album, her sixth, entitled Reputation, which is set to be released on November 10. "Look What You Made Me Do" marks a shift in Swift's music and is unlike anythi...

Holiday Musicals Heighten the Happiness of the Holidays

Holiday Musicals Heighten the Happiness of the Holidays

Ruby Shah, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Television

Musicals are common throughout popular culture like Hamilton and The Phantom of the Opera. However, musicals come in different categories and as the holidays inch closer, the music will as well. Holiday musicals can be enjoyed with family and friends through December. Listening to these musicals can...

The Hamilton Mixtape is Can’t Miss

<i>The Hamilton Mixtape</i> is Can’t Miss

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The whole world has heard of Hamilton- the hit Broadway musical that has broken boundaries and received stellar reviews from critics all over the country.  For those who aren’t in the know, the musical focuses on the life of America’s first treasury-secretary Alexander Hamilton, but rather with hip-...

FNF: Weekend Playlist

Chloe Ruffieux and Michaela Mann, Senior Staff Writers

September 10, 2016


Filed under Music, STUDENT LIFE

The weekend is here. We’ve got you covered with this playlist. We made sure to include a variety of songs to get you pumped for the weekend: popular throwbacks, techno, and current hits that everyone is sure to know.Give it a  listen and let us know what other kind of music you would like to hear...

The Vibrant Colors in Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book

The Vibrant Colors in Chance the Rapper’s <i>Coloring Book</i>

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

After his verse on Kanye’s “Ultralight Beam” became an instant classic, it was obvious that this young rapper from Chicago wasn’t going to fall off any time soon. Four months later, he released the best rap album (though it’s advertised as a mixtape) of 2016 so far, passing “The Life of ...

Check, check, check out Open Mic Night

Check, check, check out Open Mic Night

Tyler Haddon, Guitar correspondent

May 5, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Music, STUDENT LIFE

The Green Hope Guitar Ensemble class will take to the stage for their first individual performances at Open Mic Night at Crossroads Plaza this Friday, May 6th at 6pm. This event is the perfect opportunity to rock out with some friends, or as Lexie Nield explained, “to hear different types of music t...

Uninspired #VIEWS

Uninspired #VIEWS

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE

Sorry, Drake fans, hate to break it to you, but VIEWS is not a great album. Let’s start off by addressing the fact that it was MAJORLY overhyped. As soon as I saw @drizzy tweet “To the city I love and the people in it… Thank you for everything #VIEWS” along with the album cover, which garnered ...

Cool Down with this Alternative,
Warm Weather Playlist

April 21, 2016


Filed under Music

 Ladies and gentlemen, summer is approaching. Nature is blooming, seniors are dreadfully counting down the days until graduation, and all of the underclassmen have that impending feeling of doom that comes with finals slowly approaching them. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, with temperatures a...

Song of the Day: Vampire Weekend “Hannah Hunt”

Song of the Day: Vampire Weekend “Hannah Hunt”

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under Music

“...it seems like Vampire Weekend's entire career thus far has led to this one song” reads the Pitchfork review of Modern Vampires of the City regarding “Hannah Hunt”, the sixth track on the Vampire Weekend’s third album. It’s easy to see why statements such as Pitchfork’s can be made. ...

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