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Pop music is just bigger than rap

Dillan Schorfheide

January 27, 2020

The Grammys came and went, and as seems to be the case with any award show over recent years, there is controversy over those who won. The Oscars have received criticism for being whitewashed, with white actors and actresses receiving far more nominations and awards than their Black or Latino counterparts. Sean...

Here’s a list of important albums (part 3)

Blake Faith

November 15, 2019

This week is the final part to the albums that have affected me this decade. Here are my top three influential albums. 3. "Dark Sky Paradise-Big Sean." This album has two songs that are motivational and gave me the strength to succeed in life. When I first listened to it, there was one song that h...

Vienna Boys Choir to perform at Doudna

Staff Report

November 12, 2019

The Vienna Boys Choir will perform in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Tickets can be purchased at the box office in Doudna or at www.doudnatix.com. The general public can purchase tickets for $20 each, Eastern employees and seniors aged 62 and older c...

Here’s a list of important albums (part 2)

Blake Faith

November 7, 2019

Last week I said I would unveil part two of my three-week series of albums from this decade that have affected me the most. This week I am doing seven through five on my list. 7. "Good Kid, M.A.D.D. City" by Kendrick Lamar This album in particular is an album that either gets me in a motivated...

Here’s a list of important albums (part 1)

Blake Faith

October 31, 2019

This decade has seen albums that can impact a person’s life, and my closest friends and I are composing our lists of 10 of these albums. Through the next few weeks, I will break them down. 10. NF-'Therapy Session' (2016) This album came out at a crucial time of my life. I was a sophomore at my jun...

Get out there, go to more concerts

Jaidyn Yarber, Columnist

October 21, 2019

Blaring speakers, blinding lights, and a crowd full of faces. A good concert exposes you to all of this and the promise of an unforgettable time. In my opinion, the experience of live music is so worth it. It gives you the opportunity to see your favorite artists, while blending into a crowd and feeling th...

PMB Festival set for Saturday at O’Brien Field

David Boggs, assistant director of bands, adresses the Panther Marching Band after a Sept. 27 rehearsal at the Greek Court parking lot. The PMB Festival will be Saturday, and the first performance is at 9:30 a.m.

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

The Panther Marching Band Festival will bring a variety of high school band performances and classic rock songs from “Queen” to O’Brien Field Saturday. The first performance of the festival is at 9:30 a.m. and the last one will be at 9 p.m. Abigail Emmert, senior music education major and drum maj...

FEATURE PHOTO: Jamming at Booth Library

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Malyn Williams, a junior communication disorders and sciences major, studies in Booth Library on Thursday afternoon. “Right now I’m studying math, Elementary Statistics,” Williams said.

Anya Porter, Photographer

August 29, 2019

Malyn Williams, a junior communication disorders and sciences major, studies in Booth Library on Thursday afternoon. “Right now I’m studying math, Elementary Statistics,” Williams said.

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing some tunes

Ozzie Gardner, a freshman whose major is undecided, plays a melody on the piano in the lobby of Lawson Hall on Thursday afternoon.

Anya Porter, Photographer

August 23, 2019

Ozzie Gardner, a freshman whose major is undecided, plays a melody on the piano in the lobby of Lawson Hall on Thursday afternoon.

FEATURE PHOTO: Splendid strings

Jennifer Murphy, cellist for the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Summer Strings, performs

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 16, 2019

Jennifer Murphy, cellist for the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Summer Strings, performs "Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)" on the string bass during a concert at First Christian Church Tuesday night.

Janoma, local band of teenagers, talks beginnings, progression

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

July 9, 2019

Janoma's five bandmates sat in a circle, ready to rehearse for their next upcoming performance, among fragrant smells, wicks, jars and blocks of wax at Madison Avenue Candle Company Monday evening. The creation of the Janoma band started two years ago as a simple joke between friends, said 13-year-...

FEATURE PHOTO: Climbing the steps

Jessica Valenzuela, a senior Elementry Education student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, climbs stairs back and forth on Wednesday evening at the Mellin Steps outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 26, 2019

Jessica Valenzuela, a senior Elementry Education student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, climbs stairs back and forth on Wednesday evening at the Mellin Steps outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Valenzuela said she does this to keep her body moving. She said she usually climbs...

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