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Kelsea Ballerini Gives Inspiring Performance

Kelsea Ballerini Gives Inspiring Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2018

Kelsea Ballerini lit up the stage at Mohegan Sun on Sept. 7 while opening for Keith Urban on his Graffiti U World Tour. Ballerini is a country-pop singer who hit the stage in Connecticut for the first time.   She opened her performance with the title track from her most recent album “Unapologetically....

Say What?

Samantha Higgins

April 6, 2016

On Thursday March 31, students filled Bucknall Theater for a night of laughs for Kppa Gamma Rho fraternity’s semiannual Say What Karaoke. This semester was a country theme and contestants were judged on their performance to a song of their choosing for the first round and, if they made the second...

President’s Corner

James Kielar

February 17, 2016

Chargers, You can do anything you put your mind to! While the possibility of failure may be reason enough to not try something new, keep in mind this quote by John F. Kennedy: “those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” While many quotes are overused and cliché, this particular quote...

The Political Buzz around Country Music

Ashley Winward

April 8, 2015

In the past couple weeks, news of Texas senator Ted Cruz’ run as a candidate for the Republican nomination has stirred up controversy but not on the front you think it might: the musical kind. Recently in an interview with CBS News, senator Cruz said that while he grew up listening to rock, it was after the 9/11 attacks that he began listening to ...

Bringing Back The Sunshine

Elyse Von Der Fecht

October 22, 2014

Blake Shelton is an American country music singer and a television personality. In 2001, he debuted with his single “Austin” off his self-titled album. In 2003, he released his second album, The Dreamer, as well as in 2004 he released his third album, Blake Shelton’s Barn & Grill. A few years...

Gosh Darn Country Music!

The Charger Bulletin

January 30, 2013

By Yvelise Moreno Contributing Writer   When I decided to come to the University of New Haven, I knew I was giving myself up to disgustingly cold weather, crappy college food and a life of no sleep. But what I didn’t sign up for was the gosh darn country music that EVERYONE here listens...

Winners at the Academy of Country Music Awards

Brittni DeHart

April 19, 2010

From The Associated Press List of winners at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas: ___ • Entertainer of the year: Carrie Underwood • Top male vocalist: Brad Paisley • Top female vocalist: Miranda Lambert • Top vocal group: Lady Antebellum •...

Toby Keith voted songwriter/artist of the decade

Brittni DeHart

September 16, 2009

From The Associated Press County music star Toby Keith has been voted songwriter/artist of the decade by the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Keith will be honored Oct. 18 for his hits "Courtesy of the Red, White And Blue (The Angry American)," "Who's Your Daddy?," "As Good As I On...

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