Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” doesn’t disappoint

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” doesn’t disappoint

By: Amanda Malawski, Special Projects Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Taylor Swift is one of the biggest artists of the generation and one of the most talked about regarding celebrity feuds. Whether or not you like her, she has talent and her products sell crazy numbers. Since her transition from the innocent, country girl in 2010 with her “Speak Now” album to the ta...

Look what Taylor made me listen to

Look what Taylor made me listen to

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Taylor Swift has produced many different types of songs throughout her career.  However, her most recent single called  “Look What You Made Me Do,” takes that to a whole new level.  I think that the new song puts her in a phase that I'm not a fan of. Now I liked most of Swift’s old music. H...

Old in every way besides sound: LCD Soundsystem’s epic return

Old in every way besides sound: LCD Soundsystem’s epic return

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Oh, how things have changed in the Internet age. It used to be that when your favorite band decides to sell out Madison Square Garden for their “farewell concert,” you would not see or hear from them for at least a very long time. But leave it to LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy who, after taki...

Flower Boy brings new things to the hip hop world

Flower Boy brings new things to the hip hop world

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

July 25, 2017


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With the influx of bad hip hop piercing the airwaves this decade, it is refreshing to hear rappers bring new things to the table. New ideas and evolution are what remind me of why I love hip hop in the first place. Odd Future did just that when they released their debut mixtape in 2008. Although they...

The perfect soundtrack for summer

The perfect soundtrack for summer

By: Bella Vargas, Editor

June 23, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Whether it be going on long roadtrips, working out or just hanging around the house with your friends and family, these songs will provide the perfect soundtrack to your summer. ...

Lorde’s Melodrama album hits Hard Feelings

Lorde’s Melodrama album hits Hard Feelings

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

June 17, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

In 2013, my favorite album of the year was "Pure Heroine." Now, in 2017, my favorite album from that year is still "Pure Heroine." 2013 was a great year of music which included amazing releases from Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, Earl Sweatshirt, Arcade Fire and Kanye West. However, the unlikely pop star, Lorde...

Listen up: music for everyone’s earbuds

Listen up: music for everyone’s earbuds

By: Lesley Chavez, Reporter

April 19, 2016


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Slumber Songs: Slow It Down- The Lumineers Get Away- The Internet Light- Sleeping at Last Pink Matter- Frank Ocean Woosah- Jeremih ft. Juicy J & Twista Long Live A$AP- A$AP ROCKY (bearface remix) Maybe- Alina Baraz & Galimatias Talk Is Cheap- Chet Faker Driving Jams: No ...

Justin Bieber splashes into maturity

Justin Bieber splashes into maturity

By: Madeline Mohatt, Executive Editor

March 27, 2016


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

The high-pitched scream echoing across the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, March 25 was the result of long awaited, bottled up, anxious excitement. Through the midst of Ellen DeGeneres's historic "Bieber Week" special, Canadian singer Justin Bieber first shined light on his 58-day world tour. This announce...

Four, five seconds from another Rihanna invasion

Four, five seconds from another Rihanna invasion

By: Lucas Rotter, Editor

March 8, 2016


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

There was nothing gradual about Barbadian singer Rihanna’s rise to the top of the charts. Just a month after releasing her debut album, she began to work on the follow-up -- A Girl Like Me -- released in early 2006. The album including hit singles like “SOS,” and “Unfaithful” went on to sell...

Inside look on the majestic “Lolla Land”

Inside look on the majestic “Lolla Land”

By: Lucas Rotter, Editor

August 7, 2015


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Lollapalooza, an annual music festival that takes place at Grant Park in Chicago, brought music lovers to their feet this past weekend. With seven stages, weird food and interesting vendors, this first time Lolla-goer was blown away. The three day festival started on Friday, July 31 featuring ...

Taylor Swift brings anything but “bad blood” to Chicago

Taylor Swift brings anything but “bad blood” to Chicago

By: Madeline Mohatt, Executive Editor

July 25, 2015


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase, Uncategorized

This past weekend, female artist, Taylor Swift took the city by storm when she decided to shake it off at Soldier Field. Swift proved all her haters wrong when she was not only able to sell out one night at Soldier Field, but two, with a whopping 55,000 people per night. Although this achievement shocked...

Local singer Niykee Heaton rises to fame

Local singer Niykee Heaton rises to fame

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

September 22, 2014


Filed under Music, Pulse

Receiving many shout outs from famous rappers like DJ Khaled and Chief Keef over social media, Niykee Heaton is rising to fame. 18 year old singer and songwriter, Heaton’s hometown is Geneva, Illinois. On September 23, 2014, Heaton’s extended play (EP) will be released. Being only 18 and her EP...

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