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Music to help students destress before exams

Music to help students destress before exams

Leslie Bracamontes

December 11, 2017


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As exam week nears, many have found themselves staying up late to finish the year off with good grades. But as everyone knows studying is only half of the work, the other half is some good tunes. This playlist will relax anyone and put them in a state of calmness. Ranging from coffeehouse acoustics...

These hot tracks will switch up the holidays

These hot tracks will switch up the holidays

Aaliyah Grant

December 1, 2017


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The holidays are a great time of year to get into the holiday spirit by listening to music. But if you’re tired of the same old tunes check out these unique takes on traditional songs that can be found playing on the radio and being streamed this time of year. 1) Have Yourself a Merry Little Christm...

Olivia Holt’s new single will brighten up your playlist

Olivia Holt’s new single will brighten up your playlist

Mauro Monrroy

October 29, 2017


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Pop singer-actress Olivia Holt recently released her new single and video for her song, “Generous”. It’s a very upbeat song and gets me nodding my head. This is a type of song that you can listen to whenever you are relaxing or studying. The single already racked up to 1 million streams on Spotify....

Students react to Taylor Swift’s new single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Students react to Taylor Swift’s new single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Taylor Jordy

August 25, 2017


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Taylor Swift released her first single "Look What You Made Me Do" from her upcoming album "Reputation" at midnight. The album is set to be released on Nov. 10 and is her sixth one. Students in Jill Burns' journalism one class listened to the single today. Here's what they had to say: Do you think h...

John Mayer found everything in his “The Search For Everything” tour

John Mayer found everything in his “The Search For Everything” tour

Katie Delk

August 15, 2017


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Every mouth formed the words of his songs. Some tapped toes, others openly danced. On the night of August 13, the seemingly tatted hipsters and laid-back, chill folks enveloped the Amalie Arena with the blues, jazz, and soul of John Mayer. The opening act was a newly formed Boston band, The Ni...

Frank Ocean finds new role as tastemaker

Frank Ocean finds new role as tastemaker

Anthony Suarez

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Following the release of his debut album, Channel Orange, in July of 2012, Frank Ocean virtually disappeared from the public eye. Rumors swirled about the new music he was working on, but he continued to dodge cameras and radio waves alike. Due to frequent rumors that Frank would be releasing somethin...

Red Hot Chili Peppers heat up Amalie Arena

Red Hot Chili Peppers heat up Amalie Arena

Tegan Smith

April 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

A crowd filled with fans 40 and up, the smell of weed and floors made sticky by spilled beer. The Red Hot Chili Peppers made all of these beautiful things possible when they came to the Amalie Arena on April 27. The concert included a captivating light show, bass riffs by musician Michael "Flea" Balzary...

Bullstock comes back to USF

Bullstock comes back to USF

Juliana Lechner

April 13, 2017


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USF Week came to a close with a bang, thanks to the bright lights and the mellow music of music festival Bullstock on Friday, April 7. Headlined by pop-rock group Echosmith, the lineup also boasted singer Bishop Briggs, alternative band Bad Suns and indie rockers, the Griswolds, hailing from Aus...

Future drops two albums within a span of two weeks

Future drops two albums within a span of two weeks

Lauren Komar

March 20, 2017


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On Feb. 17, rapper Future released his highly anticipated album "FUTURE." As of right now, "FUTURE" is No. 2 on the billboard 200, which showcases what people view are the hottest albums currently. However, earlier (closer to when the album was released), the album made it to No. 1 on the charts....

Drake gives more mediocrity on ‘More Life’

Drake gives more mediocrity on ‘More Life’

Anthony Suarez

March 20, 2017


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In the follow-up to last year’s mediocre Views, Drake crafts what he has deemed a “playlist” as opposed to a new album. More Life seems to be a measured addition to Drake’s musical legacy, incorporating more rap-heavy tracks than his previous efforts while retaining his typically emotional, relatable lyrics and sample-h...

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