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Frank Ocean: Blonde Review

Frank Ocean performing live

Eric Kim, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016

After his critically acclaimed debut album “Nostalgia, Ultra”, Frank Ocean continued to astonish the world a year later in 2012 with his unconventional, genre defying “Channel Orange”. However, as Frank Ocean went silent on his social media, his recently acquired fans were losing hope of another release...

Weekly music playlist: 2000’s throwback tracks

Chris Brown performing Supafest 2012 in Sydney, Australia as the headlining act.

Patrick Bullock and Justin Gibbs-Poe

October 10, 2016

This week's playlist features songs from the early 2000's that made their way to the top of the charts and still, today, prove to be popular while also provoking a sense of nostalgia within listeners. ...

Frank Ocean: redefining R&B

Singer/songwriter Frank Ocean performing at 2012 Lollapalooza captured by Flickr user Shane Hirschman.

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Frank Ocean, commendable R&B singer/songwriter, is known for his hypnotic vocals and unique textures that have resulted in a massive and devout fan-base. His career ignited in Los Angeles after dropping out of college and beginning to ghostwrite for artists such as Brandy, John Legend, and Brandy...

Weekly music playlist: best of Frank Ocean

This warm and comforting sky produces the perfect vibe to accompany this week's playlist.

Patrick Bullock and Justin Gibbs-Poe

October 3, 2016

This week's playlist features a compilation of noteworthy tracks derived from original records by the urban artist Frank Ocean.

The world in a room

Skizzy Mars played

Bryan McKnight, journalist

October 3, 2016

If I would’ve been able to feel my own hands, I’m absolutely sure I could’ve felt the excitement in the air. A homeless man on the corner struggled his way through a trumpet rendition of “Do You There” by the most popular man of the night, Skizzy Mars. I turned my gaze to the couple next to me, l...

Time travel and teenage angst: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” review

The play, which is performed through two separate performance, is roughly five hours and 35 minutes long.  The official Cursed Child website (harrypottertheplay.com) says that this is due to the,

Elizabeth Findley, Associate Editor

September 16, 2016

On July 31, history was made. The famous Harry Potter story was rejuvenated in the form of play and script book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child written by Jack Thorne (with story created by Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany). Initially, I was highly skeptical of this release for a multitude of reaso...

Weekly music playlist: contemporary female R&B artists on the rise

Atlanta-based artist, Abra, performing her hit song,

Patrick Bullock and Justin Gibbs-Poe

September 15, 2016

This week's playlist features eccentric female artists who bring unique and innovative idiosyncrasy to the R&B genre compared to traditional counterparts . ...

Review: Genre-spanning dissonance and electronic mayhem captured in 2016 record

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Riley Findley, Opinions Editor

May 2, 2016

When people say genre-spanning I feel like they rarely mean it with sincerity. I've listened to far too many folk musicians that claim that they transcend genre, while most are pretty indistinguishable and, at their most inventive, are merely punk imitators. Alternative rock, a genre that is supposed to be ch...

Magic, music, and much more: “The Name of the Wind” book review

Kvothe, the main character in

Elizabeth Findley, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Within the vast piles of the various fantasy novels and series, it can sometimes be a daunting task to choose a new novel to read that stands out as something new and exciting. With Patrick Rothfuss’s debut novel, The Name of the Wind, published in 2007, readers can enjoy a truly spectacular and cons...