It’s time to take video games seriously

By Samantha Anteau Staff Writer When I first started playing video games in earnest,  my mother was completely perplexed. Her perplexity grew as I continued to spend hours and hours of my life on one game, Mass Effect.   “I don’t know how you can sit around just shooting people for hours,” she’d say. This is... Continue Reading →

Musgraves, Morris realize country’s potential

By Paige Daniel Thoughts Editor Up-and-coming country artists are often overlooked because of the stark divide between fans of country and fans of, well, every other genre of music.  Two country artists, Kacey Musgraves and Maren Morris, exemplify the arguably necessary shift in country music toward pop, while also underscoring its potential for crossover appeal.  ... Continue Reading →

BioWare teases a new Dragon Age game

By Samantha Anteau Staff Writer Though game developer BioWare is currently focusing the majority of its attentions on its ambitious new game, Anthem, many fans of the developer have expressed their desire for the next game in the Dragon Age series.   While an official announcement has yet to come, it has been made clear that... Continue Reading →

Soccer Mommy grows up on new album “Clean”

By Paige Daniel Thoughts Editor Soccer Mommy, whose Bandcamp account I first stumbled upon deep in the depths of another artist’s Twitter, is now being covered in Rolling Stone, Billboard, Entertainment Weekly and the New York Times with the release of her debut studio album, “Clean.”  This trajectory strikes me out of the blue –... Continue Reading →

Broadway struggles with accessibility

By Samantha Anteau Staff Writer In the past decade, as a result of the rise of the internet and a new resurgence in the popularity of musical theater, bootleg videos of Broadway productions have become a point of contention for many creators and fans.   Some creators and actors, such as Lin Manuel Miranda of Hamilton... Continue Reading →

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