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Fire Lines and Flowetry

Fire Lines and Flowetry

Addie Soyski, Copy Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Online Carousel

Adorned with flannel and campfire goodies, a platform stands above a sea of students who look eagerly towards the spectacles unfolding in front of them. The little snaps turn into one big noise as students show their appreciation for a particularly impressive line. A performer's cheeks go rosy as she...

Singing Away at Cabaret

Tara Phillips, A&E Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel

The choirs kicked off the evening with a night filled with jazz and choreographed dances. The cafeteria was transformed into a room with table cloths lined with delicate pastries and tea light candles. The ceilings were filled with strings of lights and the stage was nicely decorated in serious to...

Living Under a Rock: Music

Living Under a Rock: Music

Lauren Rosenstock, Assistant Editor-In-Chief, Sports Editor

December 6, 2015


Filed under A & E, Online Carousel, Opinions

The feeling of your heart dropping, or maybe it was a beat... Anyway, when you’re favorite artist releases a new single, or even worse, and entire album, it's startling. Just think of some of the artists to do this today: Beyonce. Need I saw more? No, Beyonce is all we need. Continuing on. The day Beyonce rele...

Kiss Me Quick

Kiss Me Quick

Lauren Rosenstock, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under MOXY, Online Carousel, Reviews

In 2014, the British boyband sensation, The Wanted, broke up after one of five singers, Nathan Sykes, quit to pursue a solo career in music. 'Kiss Me Quick' is a modern take on jazz. There are notes of smoothness and a rhythm that flows clearly throughout the song. The seemingly large orchestra used...

The EPs: Van Damsel

The EPs: Van Damsel

Lauren Rosenstock, Writer

April 4, 2014


Filed under Archive

Who knew the break up of a metal band would have driven these four artists to form their own group? Van Damsel’s music is described as “ [Rich’s] guitar backed up with layers of synths, my [Sebastien’s] rhythm guitar work, and a backing section of drums and bass that we [Van Damsel] strive to ha...

The EPs: Windmills

The EPs: Windmills

Lauren Rosenstock, Writer

February 12, 2014


Filed under Archive

When music is surrounding a person from an early age, many people might embrace the challenge of understanding the complex rules and theories it takes to learn an instrument. Cory Myraas, vocalists and guitarist of Windmills, did just this. Q&A First, please give a background on your interaction a...

The EPs: Outsides

The EPs: Outsides

Lauren Rosenstock, Writer

February 11, 2014


Filed under Archive

Constantly surrounded by music from an early age, Tim Ellis, lead singer of Outsides, a local Kansas City band, began playing guitar and writing music when he was 10 years old. With his first band, Skybox, Ellis practiced and recorded covers, like most bands, and also began writing and connecti...

5 Under Appreciated Artists

5 Under Appreciated Artists

Jenna Fackrell, photographer

February 11, 2014


Filed under Archive

1 If you want to feel grungy a good artist is…   Jake Bugg  With a guitar that resonates like Bob Dylan and The Beatles, Englishman Jake Bugg has hit No 1 on the UK Album Chart  with his self-titled debut album. His single "Two Fingers" has become a hit near home on the local alternative...

Strip Me: Natasha Bedingfield

January 24, 2011


Filed under Reviews

[Rating:3/5] If there’s one thing that always sticks out about Natasha Bedingfield’s albums, it is that the songs are continually positive. Strip Me is no exception, and while there is not a bad song on the album, there is one minor downfall. After listening to every song in succession, one tends to lose t...

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