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Senior Profile: Joshua Demetri

Senior Profile: Joshua Demetri

Abby Geisz, copy editor
May 11, 2017 • 228 views
Filed under Features, Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

At 4 years old, he spent his weekends climbing Machu Picchu or in town where sheep and chickens were being sold at every street corner. Because he went to an English immersion school, he learned how to speak fluent Spanish in order to fit into the culture around him. Joshua Demetri lived in Peru for three...

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Pion-Ear: Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN.

Holden Foreman, web editor
May 3, 2017 • 196 views
Filed under Pion-Ear

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth. Sound odd? As musical connoisseurs, we tend to dehumanize the artists to which we unquestioningly surrender our ears. We place musicians upon Mount Olympus and expect them to bless us with perfect harvests in return. We rarely even acknowledge their real names. But rappers n...

Senior Profile: Andrew Jones

Senior Profile: Andrew Jones

Sha'Diya Tomlin, features writer
April 24, 2017 • 130 views
Filed under Senior Magazine, Senior Profiles

In the halls wearing his hats and Vans, Andrew Jones can be seen joking and laughing with his friends. If you talk to him long enough you may get to hear him freestyling or talking about life as a whole. It's rare to catch him unhappy. Especially when you get him to talk about the things he loves. Since...

The cost of music: priceless

The cost of music: priceless

Thomas Birmingham, news-features writer
April 7, 2017 • 198 views
Filed under Columns

  Luckily, Proposition K has passed, but this story serves as a reminder of the importance of the measure within the school district. Right now, there are over 290 third and fourth graders scattered across the district with a growing sense of excitement about the upcoming school year. Their ...

Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Top Billboard number one songs throughout the decades

Kate Hennessy, sports writer
March 17, 2017 • 311 views
Filed under Entertainment

1950’s-1960’s Racial tensions were brewing in America throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, and under the leadership of civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., the Civil Rights Movement was gaining nation-wide attention. The ‘60s featured the civil rights March on Washington where Luther delivered his iconic ‘I have a Dream...

Record revival

Record revival

Izzy Colón, news-features writer
February 27, 2017 • 302 views
Filed under Entertainment

With new technology comes a demand for the newest, best gadgets available. However, many young people are breaking this trend as they choose to listen to music the way their parents and grandparents did: on vinyl. While current music fans scroll through Spotify on their iPhones to listen to their favorite artists, As...

Pion-Ear: Big Sean’s I Decided.

Pion-Ear: Big Sean’s I Decided.

Holden Foreman, web editor
February 24, 2017 • 268 views
Filed under Entertainment, Pion-Ear

If you asked me to name the most likeable rapper in the game, Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, aka Big Sean, would take the crown hands down (sorry Jay Z). While he may not be the best lyricist around, Sean’s dedication and honesty offer hope in an industry of artists more respectable for their musi...

59th Annual Grammy Award recap

59th Annual Grammy Award recap

Laura Belle Crews, opinions writer
February 13, 2017 • 173 views
Filed under Editor's Pick, Entertainment

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards was definitely one for the books. Complete with political statements from established musicians, new artists joining music icons to pay tribute to the past and a witty host bringing elements from his own “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” the awards show has set the tone for the ne...

Which 2017 album should you listen to?

Which 2017 album should you listen to?

Naomi Blair, news writer
January 31, 2017 • 489 views
Filed under Quizzes

Popular artists like Ed Sheeran, Gorillaz and Migos all have albums coming out this year. There are so many different genres and styles, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. Let TKC help you pick which 2017 album you should listen to. [playbuzz-item url="//www.playbuzz.com/naomib14/which-2017-album-should-you-listen-to"]    

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