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Swifty Rates Taylor Swift’s Midnights Album (+3 AM Tracks)

Swifty Rates Taylor Swift’s Midnights Album (+3 AM Tracks)

Sophia Jiang November 13, 2022

I've been a Taylor Swift fan for years and enjoy listening to all of the songs from her many albums, so you can imagine my excitement when her 10th album, Midnights, dropped. Here are my rankings of...

Beneath Taylor Swift’s Anti-Hero’s Lyrics is a Deeper Message About Mental Health

Beneath Taylor Swift’s Anti-Hero’s Lyrics is a Deeper Message About Mental Health

Sophia Jiang October 28, 2022

On October 21 at 7 A.M. CT, Taylor Swift dropped her first music video for the Midnights Album: Anti-Hero. Unlike the other songs on the album that revolve around revenge and romance, Anti-Hero represents...

Non-Swifty Rates Taylor Swift’s Midnights Songs

Non-Swifty Rates Taylor Swift’s Midnights Songs

Sophia Jiang October 27, 2022

We all know that devout Swifties are falling head over heels for Taylor Swift’s Midnights album. But what are the first impressions of a non-Swiftie? My friend, a non-Swiftie who doesn’t regularly...

Best Quotes from Taylor Swifts Midnights Album

Best Quotes from Taylor Swift’s Midnights Album

Sophia Jiang October 27, 2022

All her fans met her at midnight. With 3 songs trending on Youtube, 357 million on-demand official streams, and earning 1.3 millions US dollars in just 4 days, Taylor Swift's Midnights has taken the world...

Don’t Miss Violinist James Ehnes’ Barber Concerto with the Madison Symphony!

Ava Kenney, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 12, 2022

This coming weekend, the Madison Symphony Orchestra will perform three concerts programs of exhilarating repertoire featuring guest soloist James Ehnes. As a prominent concert soloist, Ehnes has toured...

Stay in Tune with a Plethora of International Violin Competitions

Ava Kenney, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 12, 2022

We are amidst a prime seasons for major International Violin Competitions, where young rising-virtuoso musicians travel from all over the world to compete for generous prizes, instrument loans, and...

2022 October Playlist

2022 October Playlist

Sophia Jiang October 9, 2022

Youtube link: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKpV4MvqVbYg5SUkP3wrflaXMqc9l03Z3  Autumn Leaves by Ed Sheeran we fell in love in october by girl in red Control by Halsey October by Alessia...

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JULY 31: J-Hope performs during day 4 of Lollapalooza at Grant Park on July 31, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/WireImage)

BTS’ j-hope’s Historic Lollapalooza Performance

Vince Kim August 25, 2022

Korean rapper j-hope made history at Chicago’s Lollapalooza on July 31 after becoming the first Korean artist to headline a “major US music festival”. Debuting as a solo artist alongside other headline...

2022 Back to School Playlist

2022 Back to School Playlist

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Listen on Youtube! The Boys are Back from High School Musical Fifteen (Taylor’s Version) by Taylor Swift Motion sickness by Phoebe Bridgers Wild things by Alessia Cara Mr. Blue Sky by...

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