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My top 50

My top 50

May 7, 2020

Music tends to always have a push towards the mood we are feeling so I decided to give a list of my favorite music and the mood it coordinates with. Relaxing - these songs tend to have calming riffs and softer tones that make you “loosen up.” Listen to these songs when you are in a good mood a...

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Evolution of artists and fans

February 26, 2020

Every move, decision or mistake that a celebrity makes the world knows about or discovers within seconds. Many fans have slowly but surely developed an unhealthy obsession with the pop culture world, wanting to know anything and everything about their “idols.”  Stans, or “biggest fans,” want to ...


TikTok tunes

February 26, 2020

“Hot Girl Bummer.” “Sweet But Psycho.” “GOMF.” Three songs part of an ever growing category the internet has claimed as its own. These titles might not ring a bell, but each tune is recognizable if one listens to them for a few seconds. 15 seconds to be exact. These songs, among many more, have gained tr...

Photo Illustration. Junior Reagan Head poses with a vinyl record player to show a continued appreciation for music from the 1980s.

A blast from the past

November 13, 2019

Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince— all musical icons from the 80s. Although it has almost been 40 years, many songs from that time have not lost their significance, so it is not unusual for high school students to listen to that music. Even though we left many “over the top” ...

Ricky Martin, Camila Cabello, and J Balvin perform during the 61st Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Latin pop culture take over

October 31, 2019

Latin music has been a big part of the music industry in the United States for the past few years, but it has been overlooked because of the popularity of American artists. Now, Latin artists are getting the recognition that fans across America have been asking for. From charts on Billboard to Latin ca...

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Spiraling in the world of art

September 18, 2019

His mind is twisting and his hands are steady. All these ideas just waiting to be spat out onto paper. The indecisive resolution on what piece to start on next. His ideas racing each other to be the next work of art that was created within him. The art that breaks the rules and the art that sets the...

Junior Lia Graham leads the guitar club in a

Strumming a new chord

September 18, 2019

Music plays an important role in many people’s lives. It is universally known for bringing masses together and allowing people to express themselves in different ways. Junior Lia Graham established a club where members can play music as a group and give back to the community. Graham established The Guitar Club with the ...

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Hershell Caldwell

December 29, 2018

Junior Hershell Caldwell chooses to surround himself with his passion: music. “I love music, and I really enjoy making it,” Caldwell said. “I’m in band, so I play a lot of music all the time. I just love doing it.” While he is a lover of all music, he is partial to one instrument above all...

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For the champions

November 8, 2018

“Fortune favors the bold.” When it comes to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the movie is considered a hit after its opening weekend with $50 million in domestic ticket sales after being predicted to make only $35 million. But that’s what should be expected of a movie that cost $52 million to make. T...

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Yeezy Season

May 31, 2018

I’m gonna let you finish but, Kanye West is back in the building. On April 13, 2018, music and fashion phenom Kanye West made his return to the known world. After being closed off from Twitter and social media, West was welcomed back to Twitter by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Since his return, Kanye ha...

Sophomore Grey Johnson is contemplating his thoughts of two brass instruments. He has decided which instrument to start playing first.

Decisions, decisions

May 17, 2018

It’s common amongst a group of students for someone to have a passion for music. Whether they actually play an instrument or listen to songs, music is heard by many people. So, if someone wanted to take their passion further and learn an instrument, what instrument should they pick? “As far as lear...

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A Rising ‘Star’

May 10, 2018

Andrew Bazzi, known by his last name, may be a new name on the music scene, but his talent is skyrocketing him to international fame. His debut album, “COSMIC” came out on April 12 and did not disappoint. With a voice that sounds remarkably like a mixture of Justin Bieber and the Weeknd, his musi...

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