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A Celebration of Holiday Music

Caitlin, Strauss December 22, 2023

‘Tis the season to enjoy both classic and new holiday songs. With the holiday season upon us, music is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. When asking a few students about their favorite...

On Sunday Oct. 22, Swift was pictured at the Chiefs vs. Chargers game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City wearing a bracelet with Kelce’s jersey number 87 on it.

Swift & Kelce: In Their Lover Era

Caitlin Strauss, Contributing Writer November 9, 2023

…Ready for it? From all of the recent media coverage, it is apparent that sparks flew between mega pop star Taylor Swift and Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce.  Over the summer, Swift left a “Blank...

Over 120,000 fans fulfilled their “Wildest Dreams” when they saw Taylor Swift perform at U.S. Bank Stadium in June.

Summer Concerts Draw Thousands

Amelia Bush, Managing Editor September 1, 2023

It was a “Cruel Summer” for those who didn’t get tickets to see Taylor Swift in concert. I was lucky enough to be able to overcome Ticketmaster’s thorny lair.  It was an amazing night. For...

Daisy Jones & the 6 Sparks Nostalgia

Zoey Ueland, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 2, 2023

Sex, drugs, and rock & roll: Daisy Jones and the Six, Amazon Prime’s new limited series produced by Reese Witherspoon provides all three, and does it exceptionally well.  The show follows The...

The band practices after their concert

Current Band Curriculum

Rowan Wallin, Managing Editor June 1, 2022

For the last three weeks of school, the band has been rehearsing an ensemble of songs which they will perform at commencement on Jun. 9 in the Blake Ice Arena. Josh Smith ‘23, a trumpeter, states, “We...

This Target edition record of “folklore” plays “august” by Taylor Swift.

Best Summer Songs

Sofia Perlman, Sci-Tech & Perspectives Editor June 1, 2022

Let The Sun In by Wallows -  Nothing captures the happy and carefree energy of summer more than “Let The Sun In” by Wallows. The song immediately brings me to a hot day in the middle of summer....

TikTok Audios, Trends Give Small Artists Platforms, Recognition

TikTok Audios, Trends Give Small Artists Platforms, Recognition

Will Rosenblum, Managing Editor May 28, 2021

TikTok has exploded since its creation in 2016, and with it, the world has entered a new era in music creation. A massive component of the media sensation has been music, as trends that fuel content on...

Once the nominations for the 2020 Grammys were announced, The Weeknd tweeted, “The Grammys remain corrupt. You owe me, my fans and the industry transparency.”

The Grammy’s Spark Controversy, Long History of Exclusion

Sara Richardson, Managing Editor December 16, 2020

In the 2014 Grammys, Macklemore won over Kendrick Lamar for Best New Artist. Beyonce's album, “Lemonade,” Frank Ocean’s “Channel,” Tyler, The Creator album “IGOR,” were all ignored or never...

Art, Music Aids Stress Relief

Art, Music Aids Stress Relief

Mackenzie Higgins, Staff Writer December 7, 2020
Student’s use creativity to cope
Dua Lipa performed “Don’t Start Now” with her dancers and bandmates through video chat on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Online Concerts Allow Artists, Fans to Stay Connected

Bernadette Whitely, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused mass cancelations of tours, concerts, and festivals, negatively affecting artists, big or small. However, by continuing to connect with their fans through online concerts...

Kajas Top 5: Autumn Playlist

Kaja’s Top 5: Autumn Playlist

November 2, 2018

Lucy by Still Woozy My favorite song this month has to be “Lucy” by Still Woozy. The soft instrumentals and overall melancholic, intimate tone of this song radiate a sense of coziness yet also invite...

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