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VMAs Rewind Playlist

Shaylen Stancil, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2020

The annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) are an anticipated event for artists to put together show-stopping performances for their newly released music. This playlist is a throwback to the 2000s, with some of the best VMA performances from this decade. 2000 - “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem In this performance...

Disability in Entertainment

Disability in Entertainment

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2020

In the entertainment industry, characters, along with supporting plotlines having to do with disabilities, have been few and far between. While shows such as “Switched at Birth,” “Glee,” “Breaking Bad,” “Atypical,” “Red Band Society,” and “The Good Doctor” all have characters...

Singer Selena Gomez Has Many Opportunities Coming Her Way

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Shaylen Stancil, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2020

Throughout the global pandemic, singer and actress Selena Gomez has continued to stay busy throughout several months of quarantine. Her newest projects are not related to singing or acting, allowing her to branch out into new territory and expand her brand. On Sept. 3, Selena released her own mak...

Recap of the 2020 MTV VMAs: The Inventive Production Value of the Music Industry’s New Normal

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Tiara Starks and Sean McGuire

September 4, 2020

Using unique technology, pre-filmed footage, and green screens, the MTV Video Music Awards streamed on Aug. 30 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and live-event restrictions. This year, there was not a physical audience at the VMAs. However, this allowed the award show to film in multiple cities and countries a...

Ambient – Music for Patience and Meditation

Ambient – Music for Patience and Meditation

Ken Fabian, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2020

In a time where everything feels still and overwhelming at the same time, finding a quiet place mentally can be a struggle. Whether for meditation, sleep, or studying, ambient music can help bring it all together. While some might not recognize it as music, there is a beauty that comes with the patience...

Lady Gaga Begins the Chromatica Era with Single, “Stupid Love”

Lady Gaga Begins the Chromatica Era with Single, “Stupid Love”

Kayla Mutchler, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

After three years without releasing a single, Lady Gaga is back with her new song, “Stupid Love,” released on Feb. 28. This is the first single from her upcoming sixth album, “Chromatica.” Gaga announced “Stupid Love” on Feb. 25. The tweet contained a photo of a billboard in California ...

Justin Bieber Drops the Ultimate Love Album with “Changes”

Justin Bieber Drops the Ultimate Love Album with

Majelique Lewis, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

After a lengthy hiatus, Justin Bieber dropped his fifth studio album “Changes” on Valentine’s Day. According to Billboard, the album was inspired by his super-model wife, Hailey Baldwin. "This is an album I wrote in the first year of our marriage, so it's so fresh,” said Bieber. “There's so much mo...

Black History Month Playlist

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Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

This playlist is all about Black History Month. We are traveling through the decades of classic black artists to see how far we’ve come in music. This diverse playlist displays a variety of music for each generation to enjoy. “Respect” by Aretha Franklin (1967) Aretha Franklin is known as...

Valentine’s Day Playlist: Made for U.N.H.

Valentine's Day Playlist: Made for U.N.H.

Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

Welcome to Made for U.N.H! Valentine’s Day is around the corner and sometimes you need a new playlist. This playlist can be used to express your love to your significant other or to rant about an previous ex. Here are ten songs that summarize the upcoming holiday. “All for You” by Janet Jackson...

Grammys 2020 Recap

Grammys 2020 Recap

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2020

What was expected to be one of the biggest nights of the year started solemnly as Sunday’s Grammys began with a tribute by Alicia Keys to Kobe Bryant, an NBA MVP who’d been killed in a helicopter crash earlier that day. Artists including Lil Nas’ X, Lizzo, and Keys, herself with Boyz II Men...

Grammy Nominations Report

Grammy Nominations Report

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

On Jan. 26, music artists will be honored at the 2020 Grammy Awards. This year, the Grammys may change the trends of past years. In 2018, during the televised ceremony, Alessia Cara was the sole female winner, which drew criticism for a lack of female representation in the award winners, according...

Release of “Jesus is King” Proves There’s No Keeping Up with Kanye

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Ria Maisonet, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

Finally, the album we’ve been waiting for has arrived— except it’s not at all what we wanted. If you thought the days of lyrics like “whoopdity scoop” were bad, wait until you hit play on “Jesus Is King.” It seems that in the new era of Kanye, the man cannot be mentioned without...

Spooky Playlist

Spooky Playlist

Ken Fabian, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

Monster (feat. Jay Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver)  – Kanye West  A monumental moment in hip-hop history, “Monster” holds a special place. Every verse has iconic lyricism that is perfect for getting into spooky season.  This is Halloween (From The Nightmare Before Christmas) - Danny Elfma...

The Status of Jesus is King

The Status of Jesus is King

Dominic Robucci, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

The rollout for Kanye West’s forthcoming album, “Jesus is King,” has been tumultuous. Last year, West’s wife,  Kim Kardashian West, announced West’s next album, “Yandhi,” which was scheduled to release September 2018. “Yandhi”  was later delayed indefinitely by West on Twitter after his pe...

Cuffing Season

Cuffing Season

Ken Fabian, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

Right around this time of the year, for some reason, love is in the air. To celebrate the special feelings you might have for someone, here are some of the sweetest songs around. A mix of mostly Pop and R&B, with a few wild cards thrown in. “Lovefool” – The Cardigans Better remembered by mo...

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