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12 most underrated Taylor Swift songs

Taylor Swift has released seven studio albums over the course of her career.

Ava Duggin, features writer

March 2, 2020

About 13 years ago Taylor Swift released her first song. After years and years of writing songs about star-crossed lovers and boys she will “never ever, ever, ever” date again, Swift’s career dazzles on. Swift has recently been recognized as “Artist of the Decade,” released “Lover” her 7th studio album, celebrated her 30th birthday, and just released “Miss Ameri...

Taylor Swift: Miss Americana Review

Miss Americana art

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer

February 28, 2020

*This article contains spoilers for Miss Americana. TW: sexual assault/groping, eating disorders. When you hear the name Taylor Swift, what comes to mind? Everyone has a different perception of who she is, her music and what she values. No matter who you are and how you feel about Swift, Miss Americana...

Lover: a conversation with Anaka Bretzke

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Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 10, 2019

In this podcast, Grace Klebe and Anaka Bretzke talk about each song on Taylor Swift's new album, "Lover", and share opinions on her new music.

Lover, Lover Not

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Grace Klebe, print managing editor

October 8, 2019

Taylor Swift released her newest album, "Lover", on August 23, 2019. Read Grace Klebe's review here.

KHS students play guess the song challenge

KHS students play guess the song challenge

Mia Alexander and Lilly Anderson

September 17, 2019

Interested to see some KHS students' knowledge of popular music? Listen to a variety of songs ranging from Taylor Swift to Travis Scott, and watch students guess song titles and artists.

How well do you know the 2018 Grammy nominees?

How well do you know the 2018 Grammy nominees?

Grace Klebe, entertainment writer

January 28, 2018

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Look what we made her do

Look what we made her do

Grace Klebe, entertainment

November 13, 2017

Taylor Swift’s new album, “Reputation,” is scheduled to be released Nov. 10, 2018. It will be her sixth album and her third pop album. Her first two singles, “Look What You Made Me Do” and “...Ready For It?” have a common theme: revenge. These releases have also come with strong feelings...

Different name, same game

Different name, same game

Logan Crews, opinions writer

December 9, 2016

We take note of when they appear on our television screens, magazine covers and radio stations. We buy their over-priced apparel for the mock signatures on the tags. We sacrifice a week’s salary to watch them in concert for a few hours. But as soon their hands slip off the reins of their perfectly ma...

Pop culture recap of 2015

Pop culture recap of 2015

Katherine Hubbard, features writer

January 19, 2016

Pion-ear: Taylor Swift’s 1989

Pion-ear: Taylor Swift's 1989

Tara Hawkins, print editor

October 9, 2014

I was a die-hard Taylor Swift fan. I attended three of her concerts and have an autograph from the first time I saw her circa 2009 (will sell for the right price). She wrote popular, catchy songs and had nice hair. As a 12 year old, that about sums up the depth of my music appreciation. Don’t get...

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