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Mac Miller’s “Circles”: A Final Goodbye For Fans

Ryan Jones, Managing Editor

January 27, 2020

Mac Miller first came into my life in 2010, when he was just an 18-year-old kid releasing his songs and music videos on his YouTube channel. While I never knew him personally, I felt as if we grew up together in a sense; as I...

Waterparks Release New Album, “FANDOM”

Carolyn Martin, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2019

Waterparks is back with their third studio album "FANDOM."  This is the first album Waterparks have released since signing to Hopeless Records, the switch having been for the better. This album features Waterparks 2.0. They are...

Taylor Swift Returns To Past Glory With “Lover”

Natalie Dest, Managing Editor

September 2, 2019

After the disaster era of "Reputation," Taylor Swift rises once again to claim her throne as the music industry's leading pop sensation with the release of her seventh studio album, "Lover." Walking in the footsteps of her most lyrical...

Rap Meets Motown On Anderson .Paak’s ‘Ventura’

Ryan Jones, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

In an era of music dominated by incoherent raps with little actual meaning, Anderson .Paak brings back the feeling of real music with his fourth studio album "Ventura." Originally intended to be released alongside his 2018...

What’s With The Eternal Wait For ‘Eternal Atake?’

Gabriel Anton, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Earlier in the year of January 2019, rapper Lil Uzi Vert announced he was not going to drop any more music and fans went ballistic. According to, his exact quote on the matter was: “I wanna take the time out to say...

In Her Own Words Shows Promising Future With ‘Steady Glow’

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 16, 2019

Los Angeles natives, In Her Own Words, are building a name for themselves in the genre of pop-punk; emerging from the scene with ambition and a knack for creativity. Currently touring alongside familiar punk-rockers Stand Atlantic,...

The Maine Says ‘You Are Ok,’ And You Should Listen

Natalie Dest, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2019

Universally loved throughout the scene, Arizona natives The Maine have finally commenced their new musical era to their fans after high anticipation. Latest record release "You Are Ok" introduces listeners to the band's experiences...

Peace, Love And Positivity Now Sold At The ‘Supermarket’

Shaina Blakesley, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

The subtle rise of Logic began in 2009, and 10 years later, this lovable underdog has transitioned into a bonafide superstar. But his stardom is far from dwindling with his creativity and musicality exploring different realms...

A Will Away: Something Special

Carolyn Martin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Most people do one of two things on spring break: go on vacation or sleep in. I did not really do either. However, I did get to go to see the Naugatuck, Connecticut based band A Will Away track songs for their new album. How...

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