By Juzanne Martin For most, the journey is far from over after high school graduation. Pursuing higher education proves to be a daunting task filled with exams and coursework overload. The typical math, history and science classes are common prerequisites for college students, but a few four-year colleges and universities have shaken up the course catalog to include classes about celebrities. Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Lady … Continue reading A Class about Kanye? Sign me up!
By: Eman Elshahawy We might consider calling the official 2019 Grammy Awards the “Keke Awards” because this year’s show had many of us in our feelings. From the live performances, the fashion, to the winners– music’s biggest night of the year was filled with surprises, controversy and history-making moments that blew our mind; and I was personally there for all four and a half hours … Continue reading Music’s Mind-Blowing Moments at the 2019 Grammys
Queen’s “Life is Real” is a glimpse into the grief songwriter and Queen lead vocalist Freddie Mercury feels after death of former Beatles member John Lennon. Even more so, it is a love song for reliefs he finds from reality. Continue reading Refrain From Reality
By Natalie Rao The sheer power behind music is incomparable to anything else. A good song can impact our mood in both drastically positive and negative ways – a rumbling beat gets us pumped up to work out, an in-your-face guitar solo gives us chills, poetic lyrics hit us right in the chest… the list goes on and on. From rock to rap and everything … Continue reading Power Songs As Heard Through the Decades
By Chelsea Perry If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re a product of the ’90s. And let’s be honest, I may be a little biased here, but the ’90s were just the greatest. Who can forget about about the brilliant ’90s toys (ahem, Furby or Tamagotchi, anyone?) or flawless ’90s television (“All That” [RIP old Amanda Bynes], “Rugrats,” “Boy Meets World,” “Doug”)? But, probably … Continue reading Music Monday: The '90s Are Back
By Brock Seng Side projects usually suck. Let’s be honest here. A lot of us don’t listen to side projects. It’s from the theory: if you support a side project then that’ll become the main band and you’ll lose the bigger band. Hence, Gorillaz. I’m here to tell you that theory is wrong. Side projects are very much present in today’s music scene. And a … Continue reading Music Monday: Famous Band Side Projects
By Maureen Mariano Although this four-day homecoming weekend has been nothing short of amazing, it doesn’t change the fact that today is still our least favorite day of the week. To cure the Monday Blues, we’ve compiled five of the most epic concert fails to remind you that music artists aren’t always as badass as they seem, and, in that moment of failure, our mediocre … Continue reading Music Monday: Must-See Concert Fails
By Brock Seng It’s Sunday night and you’re sitting behind your computer on iTunes messing around because you want some new music. You’re wondering what to buy but you just don’t know. You want something that speaks to you; something that will capture your heart and soul; something that you can just pull out whenever you feel down and out. Or happy. Or joyous. Or … Continue reading Music Monday: Playlists to Get You through Any Situation