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The rise of midwest princess Chappell Roan

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter April 24, 2024

If you’ve been on TikTok or any other social media site recently, chances are you’ve run into a video about pop star Chappell Roan or a video that contains one of her songs.  Her album “The Rise...

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‘1989 (Taylor’s Version):’ Taylor Swift’s revamped pop bible

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief November 1, 2023

Friday, Oct. 27, marked the release of “1989 (Taylor’s Version),” — the highly anticipated re-recording of Taylor Swift’s iconic 2014 album, “1989.” Compared to the three other albums...

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‘Something To Give Each Other:’ A queer foray into the house micro-renaissance

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter October 18, 2023

Australian dance-pop talent Troye Sivan's newest full-length studio LP, "Something To Give Each Other," is an upbeat, groove-filled statement on queer love. Sivan, as confident as ever, has created a record...

‘GUTS:’ Picking up the pieces on Olivia Rodrigo’s new album

‘GUTS:’ Picking up the pieces on Olivia Rodrigo’s new album

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter September 13, 2023

Teenage years are tumultuous. Early twenties are worse. College, friends splitting up and growing apart, first real jobs, finally discovering who you truly are — these years are bountiful if not stressful.  Born...

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Silk Sonic releases debut album to universal acclaim

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Silk Sonic, the R&B supergroup encompassing Bruno Mars, his band “The Hooligans," and Anderson .Paak, have released their long awaited debut studio album, “An Evening with Silk Sonic,” and it's...

Songs that are randomly even better than “Castaways” by The Backyardigans

Lauren Reid, Content Editor May 26, 2021

If you’ve been on TikTok in the last month, there’s no way you haven’t heard the app’s most recent banger — “Castaways” by The Backyardigans. There’s just something about that song. I...

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