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The Two Rams Behind “Rachel Unraveled”

The Two Rams Behind “Rachel Unraveled”

November 16, 2016

By Alexandra Mandalakis Rachel Ravel, FCLC ’19, and Austin Spero, FCLC ’19, both acting majors in the Theatre Program, are releasing the pilot of their original six-episode musical comedy series...

New and Noteworthy Songs for November Listening

New and Noteworthy Songs for November Listening

November 9, 2016

By Meredith Nardino  As the year comes to a close, it is evident that the music industry is entering a vastly eclectic phase. Chart toppers have spanned all genres, from cookie-cutter pop to groundbreaking indie. The en...

JoJo Proves It’s Not Too Little, Too Late in Mad Love

JoJo Proves It’s Not Too Little, Too Late in Mad Love

November 2, 2016

By Erin Cabrey When our generation thinks about the best throwback pop songs, JoJo’s “Leave (Get Out)” is always a contender. The 2004 single, definitive of the much-missed MTV staple TRL, was ...

Lake Street Dive’s Eclectic Sound Can Appeal to All

Lake Street Dive’s Eclectic Sound Can Appeal to All

November 2, 2016

By Ellie Bruckner  Earlier this month, Lake Street Dive performed in front of their largest audience to date at Radio City Music Hall. The packed hall of over 6,000 people was filled with nothing but excitement and pur...

Five Songs That Give Listeners a Fix of Nineties Nostalgia

Five Songs That Give Listeners a Fix of Nineties Nostalgia

October 26, 2016

By Meredith Nardino  Those of us born in the late 90s are stuck in an awkward position between true ‘90s kids and more millennial identities. While I certainly embrace the best (and worst) qualities...

Chance the Rapper’s Talent Shines on Late Night Television

Chance the Rapper’s Talent Shines on Late Night Television

October 18, 2016

By  Dominic Arenas Jr. Following a memorable performance on daytime television, Chance the Rapper took his talents to late night. He appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Oct. 3. Along...

Legend and Lyricist Bob Dylan

Legend and Lyricist Bob Dylan

October 18, 2016

By Elizabeth Smislova  A high-pitched and eerily beautiful harmonica sound flooded my ears as I got the New York Times app alert saying Bob Dylan received the Nobel Prize in Literature. It was one of...

Celebrating Today’s Fierce Females in the Music Industry

Celebrating Today’s Fierce Females in the Music Industry

October 5, 2016

By Meredith Nardino There are few things more inspiring than seeing bold female artists who are fearless in their work. More and more women are becoming unapologetic and unfiltered, a refreshing cha...

For Students Who Stream, Spotify Prevails

For Students Who Stream, Spotify Prevails

September 28, 2016

By Megan Bronner In today’s digital age, students encounter multiple easily accessible streaming platforms. Long gone are the days of paying 99 cents for songs on iTunes. But the questions remains as to...

Bastille Escapes the Sophomore Slump With New LP Wild World

Bastille Escapes the Sophomore Slump With New LP Wild World

September 21, 2016

By Meredith Nardino After three long years, Bastille has returned with a sophomore album filled with songs made for stadium-sized sing-alongs. From the opening track, the band’s growth is instantly evident. No two s...

Six Songs to Listen to While Traveling Home and Abroad

Six Songs to Listen to While Traveling Home and Abroad

September 21, 2016

By Meredith Nardino This semester, I am lucky enough to be studying abroad in London. One of the many perks of being in such a major European metropolis is the ability to travel outside of the city itself and explore more...

Manchester Orchestra’s Softer Side Strikes a Chord

Manchester Orchestra’s Softer Side Strikes a Chord

September 21, 2016

By Jack McLoone First things first: Manchester Orchestra is not an orchestra, and is not from Manchester, England. They are best described as an indie rock band from Atlanta, Georgia that is actually devoid ...

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