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Listen to what you’re listening to

Alyssa Pak, Features Editor

May 3, 2019

“If you’re back here only taking pictures, you gon’ have to take your a– back home ‘cause the only thing you’re taking is your clothes off.” If I told you that some guy said this to me, I’d hope that you’d be...

Jonas Brothers return in Sucker

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

March 22, 2019

As the old Disney shows have been replaced with new ones, the Jonas Brothers faded away with them. Until now. The recent, monumental announcement of their reunion however, has answered the prayers of early 2000s fans. The group...

The true meaning of Christmas (music)

Editorial Board

December 21, 2018

A debate has emerged about the political correctness of listening to Christmas music in public places. The whole separation of church and state in the Constitution is being called into question because of “Jingle Bells.” But...

We should all listen to Noname

Claudia Levens, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14, 2018

The first time I heard Noname was on Chance the Rapper’s song “Lost” off his mixtape, Acip Rap. Ever since, I’ve been enthralled by the way her soothing voice spins together intimate stories of growing up on the west s...

“Damn” takes home Pulitzer

Eleanor Kaplan, Co-Editor in Chief

April 27, 2018

Kendrick Lamar’s rap album redefines the meaning of the prestigous award

An expensive means of distraction

MacClement Guthrie

April 20, 2018

After Apple released their new wireless earbuds, AirPods, students have been utilizing their discrete design to listen to music during class. “You can’t see them under my hair so its really easy to wear them” said one...

Who to make time for at this year’s Lollapalooza

Eli Lieberman

April 20, 2018

Lollapalooza’s 2018 Chicago lineup was announced last month and has been received with mixed reactions. The headliners for each day are Arctic Monkeys (Thursday), Bruno Mars (Friday), The Weeknd (Saturday) and Jack White...

Meaning in music tuned out by pop hits

Tia Rotolo, Features Editor

March 9, 2017

As a political revolution sparked in 2016, music became one more facet for the outcry for social justice.  But with the increasing importance of the message, mere sound and production struggle to stay on the same scale. A ...

Radiothon goes live

Emily Wong, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017

January 13 and 14, WNTH 88.1 hosted its 13th annual radiothon in an effort to raise funding for the station, featuring guests like Louis the Child, Rebecca Black, and Jared Haibon from The Bachelorette. Every DJ is expected...

Why old school rap still paves the way for social justice

Bella Geroulis, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2016

My 7th grade English teacher was probably the cutest woman I’ve ever seen. She loved to read. She always had her hair in ribbons. You would never catch her in anything but a dress. She screamed “teacher” from a mile away....