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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

Old Gold & Black

Kenley McClures view of the VMAs from the Babcock basement.

Taylor Swift dominates the 2023 VMAs

Kenley McClure, Contributing Writer September 20, 2023

You may not think this past Sept. 12 was anything special, but those who saw me sprint into Babcock’s basement to turn on the TV while obsessively refreshing MTV’s Instagram might say otherwise. That’s...

Vampire is Olivia Rodrigos lead single for her album GUTS (Courtesy of IMDb).

Olivia Rodrigo spills her ‘Guts’ on her sophomore album

Carolyn Malman, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

On Sept. 8, Olivia Rodrigo dropped her highly anticipated sophomore album “Guts,” which was made, once again, in collaboration with her producer Dan Nigro. Two years following the release of her debut...

Lets Start Here takes inspiration from Pink Floyd.

The dark side of the boat: reviewing Lil Yachty’s Pink Floyd-inspired album

Tabitha Cahan, Contributing Writer January 30, 2023

As a music aficionado, keeping up with Pitchfork is practically my religion. What I was not expecting on my Pitchfork feed, however, was a promotion announcing “Let’s Start Here,” Lil Yachty’s...

De La Souls music will appear on streaming platforms beginning March 3.

De La Soul is NOT dead

Finnegan Siemion, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

After a long-anticipated arrival to streaming, De La Soul has finally announced their music will arrive on all streaming platforms on March 3 of this year. "Don’t feed the Vultures, support and respect...

Un Verano Sin Ti is an amazing listen.

Album of the year: ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’

Caroline Mederos, Contributing Writer November 30, 2022

On May 6, 2022, Benito Ocasio Martínez, more commonly known as Bad Bunny, dropped the album of the summer — and arguably, of the year — “Un Verano Sin Ti”. The album features 23 songs and features...

Drake (right) performs with 21 Savage (left).

Drake returns to form in ‘Her Loss’

Carolyn Malman, Contributing Writer November 21, 2022

Drake is arguably the most influential rapper of this generation — he remains relentless in his musical efforts even after almost 20 years in the entertainment world. With his albums “Certified Lover...

Takeoff raps on stage in an Atlanta Braves cap.

A tribute to Takeoff

Brooke Degner, Contributing Writer November 21, 2022

In the early hours of Tuesday, Nov. 1, word reached the media that Kirshnik Khari Ball— better known by his stage name Takeoff — was fatally shot at a private bowling alley party in Houston. The 28-year-old...

Taylor Swifts tenth album impresses fans.

Taylor Swift’s tenth album impresses

Prarthna Batra, Contributing Writer November 10, 2022

The iconic singer-songwriter Taylor Swift — arguably my favorite artist of all time, no matter how basic that is, I am a swiftie with my entire heart, and I cannot deny it even if I tried — dropped...

The Arctic Monkeys impress with their new album, The Car, writes Caroline Mederos.

“The Car” is a smooth, romantic ride

Caroline Mederos, Contributing Writer November 5, 2022

It’s been an exciting past couple of weeks for music lovers with all kinds of new music being released. The new Arctic Monkeys album “The Car” was one of many albums released recently on Oct. 21,...

Junior Leanna Bernish asks a student to share the music she is currently listening in an effort to break social norms while outside Tribble Hall.

What are you listening to, WFU?

Leanna Bernish, Contributing Writer October 20, 2022

I’m sitting in the Reading Room of ZSR right now, dancing to Florence + the Machine. I see someone to my right tapping their foot in rhythm to a tune unknown to me. I’m often curious what other people...

Arthur Russells music is a hidden gem, writes James Watson.

Unearthing the lost art of Arthur Russell

James Watson, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

The Village Voice obituary read, “He simply vanished into his music.” Arthur Russell passed away at the age of 40 on April 4, 1992, and apart from the principal members of the New York underground,...

Kanye Ye Wests Twitter antics have attracted widespread attention.

Students discuss recent events in music

Adam Coil and Brody Leo February 17, 2022

A lot has happened this week in the music world, so we thought it might be a good idea to take a pause and reflect on everything that transpired.  Kanye's social media presence  Brody:  Kanye West’s...

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