Category Archives: A & E

Movie Review: Frozen II

After six years, the sequel to the wildly successful Frozen finally came out, and it did not disappoint. The characters were back and better than ever, the music was beautiful and woven seamlessly into the story, and the plot was complex and intriguing but kept the classic Disney feeling.  The movie starts with a mysterious voice that Elsa hears repeatedly,

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The 1975 concert review

Before the Ariana Grande concert on Friday, British alt rock band The 1975 came to the PNC Arena on Tuesday, November 19. A concert filled with lights, dancing, and songs about youth, The 1975 concert was the best concert I’ve been to in awhile.  Before singer Matty Healy and his band came out, the concert was opened by a small,

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Why Music?

Neuromusicology: the study which explores how the nervous system reacts to those catchy tunes you were playing this morning. Yes, it has such a potent effect on us that there is a whole branch of science dedicated to the human body and music. In fact musicians have better-connected, more cognitively flexible, and overall larger brains. Not only is there a

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Analysis and Review of Chance the Rapper’s “Acid Rap”

  Chicago native Chance the Rapper has influenced the genres of rap, soul, hip hop, and gospel with his stylistic bridging of genres, and wholly unique take on emotional and meaningful song writing. Hallmarks of Chance’s music include heavily interlaid synth beats, gospel and soul influences, colorful wordplay, dynamic rhythm and flow, and larger than life adlibs. Chance’s humble beginnings

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Inside The JUUL

It’s just water vapor…right? Millions of the millenials taking part in the vaping/juuling phenomenon haven’t been affected yet; however, recently there have been increasing cases of people falling ill and some even having their lives taken at the hands of these devices. Most people can agree that Juuls aren’t beneficial, yet they still choose to use them anyway because it’s

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