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Franconia Sculpture Park showcases new talent

Franconia Sculpture Park showcases new talent

Emma Polucha, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local Arts

Art is in the eye of the beholder. It can consist of many different materials like bricks, tires, paint, crayons or many other things. Artists can decide which materials best fit their art or creation. Ultimately, artists are using more creative ways to portray their art. There are not many pla...

Nice for What by Drake

Nice for What by Drake

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

  Drake has released three new singles this year and his most recent one is called ‘Nice for What'. Drake sings this most recent song for all of the women out there who are trying and struggling to make it in their industry. He is telling them that he recognizes and appreciates their hard...

‘Shackletons’ take on Basilica Block Party

‘Shackletons’ take on Basilica Block Party

Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local Arts

The Shackletons, the local Stillwater band of senior Evan Campbell and his older brothers Colin and Cameron, will be performing July 7 at the Basilica Block Party. The music festival will take place at Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis Minnesota. As of April 18, The Shackletons were recognized as one of ...

Mercy by Brett Young

Mercy by Brett Young

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

Brett Young is known for is more happy and romantic songs such as 'In case You Didn’t Know' and 'Sleep Without You’ but his  newest song 'Mercy' is the exact opposite of. 'Mercy' is a story about a heartbreak. It is a combination of many break ups that Young has had all combined into one story th...

Say Something Justin Timberlake

Say Something Justin Timberlake

Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

'Say Something' is the new hit by American star Justin Timberlake. The song was released January. The song was released as his third song on his fifth album 'Man of the Woods'. Justin wrote and produced this song. The song, after it was released in January, hit number nine on billboard. It also reache...

Psycho by Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla Sign

Psycho by Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla Sign

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

On Feb. 23, Post Malone released 'Psycho' which is a song he collaborated with Ty Dolla Sign on. Post Malone released this song as one of his singles from his second studio album. Post Malone has become more popular due to his unique spin on rap where he slows the raps down. Post Malone raps about his weal...

Soundset approaches quickly

Soundset approaches quickly

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Arts

As the weather gets warmer, summer music festivals appear more frequently. One popular festival is Soundset Music Festival on May 27. Located at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Logic, Migos and various other hip-hop artists are set to perform. Senior Gabrielle Kraus is an avid music enthusiast and ...

Mine – Bazzi

Mine – Bazzi

Katelyn Krech, student playlist reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

'Mine' is the fourth single by the American songwriter Bazzi. The song was released in the United States and Europe in October 2017. The song did not reach the charts until February this year. The song is very upbeat and catchy. The song is about someone that he fell in love with and how grateful he...

Call out my name by The Weeknd

Call out my name by The Weeknd

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

April 28, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

The Weeknd released 'Call Out My Name'  Mar. 30 as part of his album My Dear Melancholy. The song has R & B and soul rhythms, which makes it different than traditional pop songs. The Weeknd is commonly known for his passionate love and breakup songs. In 'Call Out My Name', The Weeknd sings about how he ...

‘Love Lies’ by Khalid and Normani

‘Love Lies’ by Khalid and Normani

Izzy Allen, Student Playlist Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

From the soundtrack of a new movie, "Love, Simon", comes Khalid's newest single with Fifth Harmony member, Normani. "Love Lies" is a very R&B/soul song and is Normani's first single for her solo debut. Some of the other songs on the movie's soundtrack include songs by Troye Sivan, The 1975, Jack A...

Pray for Me by The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar

Pray for Me by The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

On Feb. 2nd, The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar released 'Pray for Me.' This song was created as part of the movie soundtrack for Black Panther. The song contains futuristic instrumental pieces as well as lyrics. Lamar was chosen to be part of the creation of this song because his artistic styles are sim...

Woman by Kesha

Woman by Kesha

Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

Kesha’s new hit 'Woman' is taking social media and America by storm.  Kesha dropped the new album Rainbow. She released this single in early Jun. 2017 because of the Trump protest and due to the nasty statement he made towards women.  Kesha made this song to prove women are strong and don’t need a man to be strong...