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The Conflicted Legacy of The Doors

The Conflicted Legacy of The Doors

Grace Marie Burton April 28, 2020

In the rock canon, there aren’t many bands like The Doors. Simultaneously underground and mainstream at the same time, they’ve certainly left their mark in the rock genre and numerous sub-genres,...

Movie Soundtrack History

Movie Soundtrack History

Grace Marie Burton April 16, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3jKVlcmyEyz3KDCi4swBM1?si=Wv0irMpgRNi0Jt3ikZvzWA Even before films had any speaking roles, music was still a colossal element of the early movie adventure. Early...

Illustration by Maryrose Ceccarelli

3 Peace Activists Who Are Better Than John Lennon

Grace Marie Burton March 28, 2020

Illustration by Maryrose Ceccarelli The past two weeks have shaped the entire world into a brand new claustrophobic ethos. We’ve all etched keeping hands clean, staying six feet away and working...

Illustration by Drew Donovan

Prom Queen and Blonde Boys: Tik Tok Legends

Grace Marie Burton March 15, 2020

Illustration by Drew Donovan With the death of Vine in early 2017, the internet culture lost a unique stage for the inventive yet brief content that filled it. TikTok, the controversial Chinese platform,...

Two of Us: The Magic of Indie pop Duos

Two of Us: The Magic of Indie pop Duos

Grace Marie Burton March 13, 2020

Music genres are very loose categories. Mainly, they’re used for marketing, selling and promoting music to certain audiences of people. Indie pop is no exception to this rule. It’s more of a subgenre...

In Defense of Boy Bands

In Defense of Boy Bands

Grace Marie Burton February 15, 2020

Illustration by Dominica Hoover The boy band has been a staple of defining an era, just as much as slang or regrettable fashion trends. Often, these groups are put together by a batch of industry producers...

100th Anniversary of Harlem Renaissance

100th Anniversary of Harlem Renaissance

Grace Marie Burton January 31, 2020

With a month down in the new decade, it’s a time of reflection upon the past. When choosing my subject for this piece, I was originally gonna do the roaring twenties as a whole. But one, that’s been...

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