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Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Sunset Season by Conan Gray Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

From YouTube to the music scene, Conan Gray is changing what it means to be a young pop artist. Gray began posting on YouTube doing covers and featuring a few of his own songs. In the beginning of 2018, he released his first official song titled Generation Why. After success with his first single, Gray r...

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Chase Atlantic: The Future of Alternative

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

The new wave of social media has brought attention to all types of music. One genre that has been on the rise is Alternative/Indie Rock. One of the many bands leading the charge in the rise of the genre is Chase Atlantic.  Origins and Current Triumphs  The Australian based boy band is made up of brothers Mitchel and Clinton Cave and Ch...

Recently Released Albums

Recently Released Albums

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Showcase

A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships by The 1975: This band released their third and most controversial album. The speak on subjects like police violence, sexuality, and the meaning of love. Released on November 30th, 2018, this album includes singles: Love It If We Made It, Be My Mistake, Sin...

5 Bands You Forgot About

5 Bands You Forgot About

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Bands are a critical part of American music, some of the biggest bands like ACDC have inspired a newer generation of music. Due to their influence, the standard that bands are held to have been amped. Just like solo artists, bands can die out or decide to disband due to creative difference. Here are...

What’s A King Princess?

What’s A King Princess?

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

Pop is one of the most listened to genres in music. Pop music is what’s played the most on radio stations, in public coffee shops, and in tv shows or movies. So when a new artist makes a break in the pop industry it normally wouldn’t create a lot of waves, that was true until King Princess.  ...

“No Rain, No Flowers” by Sabrina Claudio Album Review

“No Rain, No Flowers” by Sabrina Claudio Album Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editior

October 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Reviews

Over time music has changed drastically. The new generation of rap and pop music have completely flipped the original idealism of those genres on their heads. Through it all R&B has remained an all-time favorite due to the fact that the values in R&B music remain true throughout time, barley...

5 Fun Things to do on Fall Break

5 Fun Things to do on Fall Break

Savannah Blades, Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Fall is one of the most magical times of the year. It starts to get cold outside, leaves start to change, and it is also the opener for the most wonderful time of the year: hallowthanksmas (Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas).   Some people have a hard time finding out fun things to do during this time of year. Here are some family fun thi...

The Future of K-Pop: NCT

The Future of K-Pop: NCT

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Showcase

In the past two years K-Pop has taken Northern America by storm. Groups like BTS, SHINee, Got7 and BLACKPINK have paved the way for a newer generation of K-Pop. Disregarding the language barrier, these groups take on the challenging subjects of mental health, self-love, and relationships. One of the...

27 Ways To Stay Positive

27 Ways To Stay Positive

Sienna Phillips, Reporter

November 8, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

We all go through rough patches in our lives when we need to be reminded how to stay positive. Here's a list of 27 ways to stay positive: 1. Surround yourself with positive people. Delete the negative people out of your life. Negative people are not worth your energy and emotions. 2. Be optimi...

31 Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

31 Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

31 Quick Halloween Costumes  Halloween is quickly approaching, and with all the excitement comes the stress of picking out a costume.  Like most people you have probably put off picking your costume till the week before.  To aid you in this life changing decision, here is a list of 31 quick...

9 of the Craziest Outfits from the Early 2000’s

9 of the Craziest Outfits from the Early 2000’s

Devin Lampitt, Lifestyles Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

Fashion trends are always changing, but fashion from the early 2000's was something that none of the other generations have ever looked like. Here's just some of my favorite outfits that the biggest celebrities have worn.  ...

Acne Tips and Tricks

Acne Tips and Tricks

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

 As teenagers, all of our bodies are going through the dreaded change of puberty. With this change comes unexpected things like acne.  Male and female teenagers often struggle with pesky bumps or uneven tones in their skin. Whiteheads and blackheads seem to curse our young faces.  Here are a few acne tips from around the internet to help you cope with your ever-changing skin.   #1 Although every single person on the face of the earth has...