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 …

Reviews

Lauren Alaina Takes the Road Less Traveled with Sophomore Album Release

By: Kerry Gallagher// It’s been six years since Lauren Alaina released her debut album Wildflower, which I’ll admit I’ve never felt inclined to listen to. However, this time around Lauren caught my attention when she revealed that she’s a little screwed up like the rest of us and Road Less Traveled would reflect that. The …