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Stray Kids: Monster Rookies

Stray Kids: Monster Rookies

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Stray Kids is a Kpop rookie group who debuted in March of 2018. Before their debut, they came out with a pre-debut album “Mixtape”. Following this album, they debuted with “I Am Not”, then “I Am Who”, and here recently “I Am You”.   These albums tell a story of not knowing who you are and trying to find your identity with the help of others. Th...

The Most Slept on Artists of 2019

The Most Slept on Artists of 2019

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

ATEEZ- The new Kpop boy band debuted in October 2018. Previously known under the alias of KQ Fellas, they started their career with songs ‘Pirate King’ and ‘Treasure’. They followed up the singles with their first EP, TREASURE EP.1: All to Zero. In January 2019 they cropped their second EP, Tr...

Christmas Choir Concert 2018

Christmas Choir Concert 2018

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs, News

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...

Billie Eilish: Next Big Thing?

Billie Eilish: Next Big Thing?

Savannah Blades, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Artist, Lifestyles

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, or as the world knows her Billie Eilish. The 16 year old girl from Los Angeles, California has been singing since she was a little girl. She’s always had a claim to fame since Finneas O’Connell, her brother, has been a songwriter in the recording industry ...

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...

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...

The Most Slept on Music Artists

The Most Slept on Music Artists

Alaysia Brown, Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Majid Jordan: This Toronto duo has been making music since 2011, and signed to the coveted OVO Sound label under Drake. You may remember them as the backing vocals in Drake's smash hit Just Hold On, We're Going Home. They released their second studio album, The Space Between, in October of 2017.  ...