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Aretha Franklin’s life and groundbreaking career

Aretha Franklin’s life and groundbreaking career

Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer 08/23/18 Aretha Franklin, with a voice that could move generations, passed away on Aug. 18, 2018 due to pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type. Dubbed the “Queen of Soul,” Franklin showed off her angelic, powerful vocals and was an unapologetically strong woman who would not back down from her views. […]

2018 Grammy Awards lack gender equality

2018 Grammy Awards lack gender equality

02/01/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor Although several celebrities at the 2018 Grammy Awards were adorned with symbolic white roses, the statement of solidarity for the initiative to end sexual harassment and gender inequality ultimately ended there. The hashtag #GrammysSoMale has been trending on social media since Sunday night, and rightfully so. The awards […]

60th Grammys epitomizes gender inequalities

60th Grammys epitomizes gender inequalities

By Nicolas Jozefczyk | A&E Editor 02/01/2018 The 60th Annual Grammy Awards encapsulated strength, vulnerability and, quite frankly, too many honors for Bruno Mars. Unlike last year, the show did not stand out in terms of comedic breaks, but held strong with some jaw-dropping and tear-jerking performances from incredible artists. Opening this year’s show, Kendrick […]

Racism, horror and Bowie: Best songs of 2016

Racism, horror and Bowie: Best songs of 2016

What it Means – Raymond Arke The Drive-By Truckers, an alternative country rock band, tackle tough issues like racism in their politically-fueled album “American Band,” and their tone is highlighted in the song “What it Means.” The song details the police shootings that have captured America’s attention, specifically mentioning the killings of Michael Brown and […]