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This cover image released by Parkwood/Columbia/Sony showsAct II: Cowboy Carter by Beyonce. (Parkwood/Columbia/Sony via AP)

Righting The Wrongs: A Review of “COWBOY CARTER”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor May 20, 2024
It’d be criminal to deny Beyoncé’s ability to send a listener through an unbuckled emotional rollercoaster, having to hold themselves down through the highest of highs, lowest of lows, and flips upside down, all of which are upheld by Beyonce’s natural ability to craft an art piece, and use her voice as a paint brush. 
This cover image released by Republic Records shows “Eternal Sunshine” by Ariana Grande. (Republic Records via AP

Grace Under Fire: A Review of “Eternal Sunshine”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor May 20, 2024
The album is a well-crafted masterful diary entry that she’s shared with the world. Grande shows her understanding of the ebb and flow of her love-life with freeing and contempt reflections of her volatile and passionate relationships, alongside an excitement for what the future may hold. 
Benson Stays Booming

Benson Stays Booming

Halle Graybill May 17, 2024

   Benson Boone’s new album has real emotion and soulful lyrics that will hit you hard. With each piece telling a story of growth, love and the rawness of being a human.  Benson Boone’s...

The Darkest Minds

The Darkest Minds

Britton Mazey, Reporter May 17, 2024

Alexandra Bracken’s most famous story, according to Amazon, The Darkest Minds, is a dark and gritty dystopia about the balance of power when it’s distributed randomly in different quantities to anyone...

This image released by Geffen Records shows GUTS (spillled) by Olivia Rodrigo. (Geffen Records via AP)

Coming Of Age: A Review of “GUTS (spilled)”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor April 25, 2024
Olivia Rodrigo’s “GUTS” is an emotionally scattered, nail-biting, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed follow up to her fame-launching debut album “SOUR,” after a two-year music disappearance.
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A Betrayal-Ridden Call-Out: A Review of “Scarlet 2 CLAUDE”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor April 25, 2024
The album dares listeners to say “she’s not a rapper,” and while it asserts her capabilities, the album, like Rico Nasty’s “Anger Management” and Taylor Swifts “reputation,” feels like another razor-edged, betrayal-ridden call-out, that always has something to prove.
This cover image released by Republic Records show The Tortured Poets Department by Taylor Swift. (Republic Records via AP)

Muses Acquired Like Bruises: A Review of “THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT: THE ANTHOLOGY”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor April 24, 2024
I often find myself disappointed by Swift’s deluxe editions because they more often than not, don’t feel like an extension of the album, rather an accident where she forgot to include a few songs when releasing the album. But this is a rare case where I have a deeper love for the extended tracklist as opposed to the original one.
This cover image released by Republic Records show “The Tortured Poets Department” by Taylor Swift. (Republic Records via AP)

All’s Fair In Love and Poetry: A Review of “THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor April 23, 2024
Taylor Swift’s stark-white and murky-black “THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT” (TTPD) is the artists blood-red reflection of a now-closed, tumultuous chapter of her life. Swift is expected by fans to, once again, break endless records similar to TTPD’s predecessor, “Midnights.”
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Maison Margiela Haute Couture SS24: Artisanal

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor March 8, 2024

On the night of the first full moon of the year, Maison Margiela’s breathtaking Spring Summer 2024 collection, “Artisanal,” designed by John Galliano, shocked media with the viewer-proclaimed “revival...

Benson Is Booming

Halle Graybill, Social Media Manager March 5, 2024

Benson Boone is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Boone began sharing his music on TikTok in 2021. He had his first debut on the American Idol stage when he was 18, a year before...

The Dallas Cowboys Season in Shambles

‘This year is – not- our year’

Levi Tapia, Copy Editor January 23, 2024

   The NFL Playoffs were filled with upsets and big wins. Many teams looking for a Superbowl run had their hopes cut short in the opening playoff games. The Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers game...

The album cover of 1989 (Taylors Version).

All I Ever Needed: A Review of “1989 (Taylor’s Version)”

Thomas Treviño, Photo Editor November 1, 2023
The high hopes I had for songs like “Out Of The Woods,” “I Wish You Would,” “I Know Places,” and “New Romantics,” were beyond my wildest dreams. Similarly, the “From The Vault” tracks are what I was missing from the Swiftie-proclaimed pop-bible. I had a fear that songs with gut-wrenching lyrics would be met with brain-easing sounds, but I was pleasantly surprised when I was met with just-as-emotional production.
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