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Music Ensembles/groups work out changes for upcoming semester due to pandemic

Sara Holthouse, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2020

Across campus, departments and clubs have been forced to adapt to physical distancing and other health protocols. Allegheny’s Music Department and other musical clubs are working to find new ways to perform at a distance. W...

WAP: a lyrical masterpiece of sexual innuendos and female empowerment

Bree Gray, News editor

September 18, 2020

Name a more iconic and dynamic duo than Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. They took the internet by storm with their overnight sensation, “WAP,” which was trending on Twitter, Instagram and even TikTok after its release in Aug...

The repercussions of cutting music education in the US

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

November 14, 2019

Sports, STEM; sports, STEM. It is no myth that high schools all across the United States often overlook a music education in favor of athletics or science, technology, engineering and math subjects or athletics. Sure, a lot of the jo...

Jinjer reaches for international crowd with new album

Cody Baumeister, Features Editor

November 14, 2019

Ukranian heavy metal band Jinjer has stepped onto the international stage as one of the newest up and coming bands in the genre. Coming from Donetsk, Ukraine, Jinjer formed in 2009 but the band said it considers its official st...

Zac Brown Band album gives country genre modern twist

Cody Baumeister, Features Editor

October 3, 2019

As another week passes, more music is released to the public, which means the Billboard top 200 could have some changes. Recently, Zac Brown Band’s new album, “The Owl,” has risen to second place in the charts just underne...

Tool’s album hits Billboard 200, showcases talent

Cody Baumeister, Features Editor

September 19, 2019

On the Billboard Top 200, an unlikely guest has swooped in and has been at the top spot since their new album’s debut on Aug. 30. The progressive rock band Tool released their newest creation, “Fear Inoculum,” after 13 ye...

At home with the queen

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 26, 2019

“If you surrender to the air, you can ride it.” Novelist Toni Morrison’s quotation, written in bright white lettering against a dark background, appears on screen for one quiet moment, before the image snaps to a grainy vi...

The right notes

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 4, 2019

As the lights dimmed over the anticipatory expressions of high school parents in Allegheny College’s Shafer Auditorium, music began to play behind the thick curtain while players tuned instruments — one of four jazz bands was ...

‘thank u, next’

Jordan Greynolds, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019

Ariana Grande has come a long way from being a Nickelodeon star on “Victorious” and “Sam & Cat,” to becoming a mega pop star. During a time when both Nickelodeon and Disney were pushing every actress of theirs into the music spot...

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