A Project for Better Journalism chapter


The appeal of boy bands transcends decades

November 10, 2020 8:44pm | Jasmine Davis, '22

Picture this – 11 year old Jasmine in the stands of a One Direction concert. Looking like a hot mess, but feeling alive for the first time. The lights, the songs, the screaming girls accompanied by their dads. Little did young Jasmine know she would […]

Lil Uzi Vert emerges from retirement; fans rejoice

May 6, 2019 4:45pm | Justice John, '19

Lil Uzi Vert may have scared fans in the beginning of the year with his social media “retirement announcement,” but we haven’t heard the last of him just yet. Lil Uzi Vert burst onto the music scene in 2015 with his breakout mixtape Luv Is […]

The Best Self-Study Tool: Foreign Music

March 27, 2019 4:33pm | Gisela Jimenez, 19'

Learning a different language could lead to many challenges, including learning culture, tradition, slangs, and/or meanings in sayings. While talking to a native speaker could help, there’s a more fun way to teach yourself: listening to foreign music. Not only can foreign music teach the […]

BTS V ‘Scenery’ gives fans the ‘chills’

March 5, 2019 7:38pm | Gissel Jimenez, '19

Taehyung, a member of the record-smashing Korean pop group BTS, is bringing ALL THE FEELS with his latest single, “Scenery.”  Fans had to wait quite some time to have access to this sweet melody, though. On December 30th, Jimin, a member of BTS, dropped a […]

Earl Sweatshirt defines art in new album

January 31, 2019 9:01pm | Tyler Carlson, '20

In November, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, also known as Earl Sweatshirt, released his third studio album entitled “Some Rap Songs,” a critically acclaimed experimental hip-hop album that dealt with very personal issues of Kgositsile. “SRS” (Some Rap Songs) was a new artistic take for Kgositsile. The […]

“Bobby Tarantino II” logically tops the music charts

April 4, 2018 5:44pm | Gabriela Sanchez, '20

Bobby Tarantino ll is the seventh mixtape by the creator of the “1 800-273-8255” song (which happens to be the suicide hotline number), Logic. Apart from being his seventh mixtape, this album is the second installment to his previous –and surprise– 2016 mixtape Bobby Tarantino. […]

YouTuber Boxing: The new way to settle ‘beef’

March 5, 2018 5:21am | Manely Timoll, 18'

Although it may have taken place in the UK, an ameutuer boxing match caught the attention of many worldwide, mainly because it involved not professional boxers, but instead, famous YouTubers. The two YouTubers KSI and Joe Weller made history with this boxing event, being the […]

Korean boy band wins hearts internationally

February 12, 2018 1:48pm | Manley Timoll, '18

Who are BTS and why are so many girls going crazy for this Korean boy band? Simple: these boys are highly talented and give their all in every performance. Bangtan Boys, best known as BTS,  bring something to the table that other boy bands can’t […]

Could this be the end of Eminem?

January 18, 2018 11:41pm | Felipe Guzman , '18

Since 1998, , rapper Eminem has been releasing new music, which has been met with amazing reviews and undeniable dedication from fans. On May 23, 2000 he released his third studio album, “The Marshall Mathers LP’’, which sold 1.76 million copies in its first week […]