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Playlist of the Week

Julia Maldonado // September 26, 2017

With midterms coming our way, it’s always nice to have a solid list of songs to help us get through the week. Whether it’s studying, getting that workout in or on your way to school, these...

Adele's stage in San Jose, California. Photo credit: Rylee Pedotti

Battle of the divas

Rylee Pedotti // December 16, 2016

2016 has been a year for the books, and with the announcement of the 2017 Grammy nominees, music's elite have confirmed this trend won't end as calendars turn. As expected, the night will showcase music's...

Photo courtesy of the official MTV Facebook page for the Video Music Awards.

What we learned from MTV’s Video Music Awards

Rylee Pedotti // August 31, 2016

The MTV Video Music Awards have a longstanding history of representing both the best and worst in music. More often than not, these moments offer artists a first class ticket to infamy and beyond. While...

Beyoncé plus ‘Lemonade’: A timeline

Cassandra Porter // May 10, 2016

Celebrity power couple Beyoncé and Jay Z, worth a collective $1.1 billion, have spent their 14 years together maintaining a solid image of a happy, blissful couple, but the recent release of her new...

Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Feminism is my favorite F word

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // March 22, 2016

Feminism: “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes.” A large majority of the college-aged population is not able to understand this simple definition of the...

Image credit: Grant Garnsey.

Queen B doesn’t deserve to be dethroned

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // February 14, 2016

Last week, Beyoncé released her most recent and extremely controversial “Formation” music video that seems to be rubbing people the wrong way. The video was released Saturday, Feb. 6 and...

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The “F” word: Feminism is necessary

Katelyn Martin // October 10, 2015

We’ve all heard it becoming a more prominent word discussed in the media, the dirty little “F” word that no one necessarily wants to say— feminism. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie defined...

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