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Concerts you can’t miss

Concerts you can’t miss

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Over the next six months various A-list artists will be coming to St. Louis to share their music and perform live. This is a brief overview of what is to come.

Best of LouFest

Best of LouFest

Malcia Greene, features writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further. September's most astounding artists will hit the Lou for a weekend full of melodies and tasty treats in Forest Park. Artists such as Cage the Elephant, Snoop Dogg, Hippo Campus and more will perform in front of thousands of St. Louisans as we...

Senior Profile: Joshua Demetri

Senior Profile: Joshua Demetri

Abby Geisz, copy editor

May 11, 2017


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...

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