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The death of sad rap: Lil Peep

Emily Selgelid, Reporter

October 8, 2019

First seen on Soundcloud in the mid 2010s, Sad Rap - also called Emo Rap - began with artists like Lil Tracy, Yung Lean, and Lil Uzi Vert. As a genre, it has a lot of influence from their 2000s counterparts, Pop Punk and Emo....

Old Disney Channel has more classics than now

Gagani Liyanawaduge, Reporter-Artist

October 4, 2019

Many teenagers would agree that the Disney Channel shows from the early 2000s were a lot better than the current shows. The shows that are considered “old” were aired on the Disney Channel in the early 2000s. A few shows that ...

Older music has good old-school charm

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

October 4, 2019

In the music industry, there seems to be an ever-lasting debate as to whether the music of today or the music of yesterday is superior. The music of the 1950s and 1960s, for example, can be very catchy and usually has much more...

blink-182 makes return in ‘Nine’

Alex Burbidge, Reporter

October 4, 2019

On Sept. 20, blink-182 released their long-awaited ninth studio album, appropriately titled “Nine.” The album marks the band’s first studio release since July 2016, when they released “California” and their second album...

BTS takes a two month break

Gagani Liyanawaduge, Reporter-Artist

October 1, 2019

BTS is a seven member boy band from South Korea. The members are RM (Kim Namjoon), Jin (Kim Seokjin), Suga (Min Yoongi), J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), Jimin (Park Jimin), V (Kim Taehyung), and Jungkook (Jeon Jungkook).  Just this...

McKinley Schrader, Reporter

September 30, 2019

The band King Crimson recently put part of their first album from 1969, “In the court of the Crimson King” on YouTube, making it much more widely available to the younger audience. The album consists of five longer than...

Jonas Brothers ‘Comeback’

Maddie Black, Layout and Design Editor

September 17, 2019

After cancelling their 2013 tour, due to creative differences, the Jonas Brothers decided to take a break from producing music. In 2019, they announced their return as a band. Within seven months of that announcement, they released a ...

Boybands of yesterday still relevant, compete with today’s

Morgan Montgomery, Reporter

September 16, 2019

Rising boybands are held to the expectations that were set in the 1980s with the first boyband to be what we know today. Boybands have been thriving since they started out, and this new generation of boybands does not disappo...

Minecraft a decade later

McKinley Schrader, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Minecraft, a game that first released in 2009, is making its way back into the spotlight in 2019, ten years later. But why is Minecraft suddenly making waves again? Minecraft was largely successful in the 2011-2013 era, bein...

Spider-Man: Homecoming vs Far From Home

Alyson Gad, Reporter

September 4, 2019

The Tom Holland era of Spider-Man has been extremely popular among Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fans, as well as profitable for the Marvel franchise. Popularity may spew mainly from teenage girls’ love for Tom Hol...

Shazam, the Good, the bad, and the Ugly

Addison Harper, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

  Introduction It has currently been four days since the release of DC’s hero movie Shazam. At the time of me writing this article, the movie has accumulated an estimated sixty-three million through ticket sales. However,...

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