Playlists

VDAY HANGOVER: A Playlist

by: Emily Beiser// We have ~363~ days until the next Valentine’s Day. For the time being, nurse your hangover from the stupid day of loneliness + in your face reminders of others’ blatant happiness with Emily’s favorite cure: MUSIC! Enjoy this playlist featuring Car Seat Headrest, My Bloody Valentine, Teen Suicide and more of your favorite uplifting …

Music & Culture

Why the Grammys Failing to Honor Christina Grimmie Won’t Diminish Her Legacy

  By: Kerry Gallagher// Eight months ago during a meet and greet in Orlando, a seemingly nervous fan approached Christina Grimmie and pulled out a black 9mm handgun shooting her three times at point-blank range just as she opened her arms to hug him. After Christina’s brother, Marcus Grimmie, tackled her murderer he pulled out …

Playlists

Celebrating Black History: A Playlist

By: Ashley Mondestin// February is a month of all kinds of long-standing traditions. There’s Groundhog Day, there’s Valentine’s Day, but the most enriching and enlightening tradition of all is Black History Month, an entire month designated to celebrate the history of black people and their culture. Black History Month and black culture in general is …

Playlists

Saying Goodbye to HBO’s Girls: A Playlist

By: Drew Allen// Girls is notorious for many reasons: it’s the show that everybody loves to hate (and hate-watch). It’s no secret that the show has faced an abundance of criticism since it premiered in 2012: the cast lacks diversity, certain sex scenes border on offensive and each character is truly insufferable in their own special way. Vulture graciously posted …

Reviews

Five New Songs to Have on Your Radar

By: Drew Allen// “Drew Barrymore” – SZA You may recognize SZA from her feature in Rihanna’s “Consideration,” or maybe you know her as the first female R&B artist ever to sign with Top Dawg Entertainment. Perhaps you’ve never heard of her at all. If that’s the case, consider her new single  “Drew Barrymore” the perfect …

Playlists

Valentine’s Day Playlists for EVERYONE!

By: Courtney Gould// Every year when Valentine’s Day rolls around, there’s always a mix of emotions in the air. Some experience lust, while others feel angst. Despite your relationship status, I encourage everyone to get in the true spirit of V-day and celebrate this day of love!  Below are two different playlists. One consists of …

Music & Culture

The Grammy’s: Who Should Win vs. Who Will Win

By: Amanda Lee// The Grammy’s are this upcoming Sunday, Feb. 12th, and we could not be more excited for music’s biggest night. Chance the Rapper, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, and more have all been announced to perform. Although there’s a fair share of drama leading up to Sunday’s show (Frank Ocean not being nominated, …

Live Music

Lady Gaga Dropped The Mic at #SuperBowl51

By: Amanda Lee// Odds are that even if you’re not a football fan, you were still watching the Super Bowl for either the commercials or the halftime show. This year’s halftime show featured the one and only Lady Gaga. Her 13-minute performance pulled in an astounding 117.5 million viewers, making it the second-most-viewed halftime show …