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Ariana Grande refusing to attend the Grammys was the wrong decision

Ariana Grande refusing to attend the Grammys was the wrong decision

Chelsea Strober '21

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts

While attending the Grammy Awards may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for some artists, Ariana Grande did not hesitate to say “thank u, next” to performing and attending the ceremony when they did not allow her to sing the songs that she wanted. I believe this was an immature and incorrect d...

Sundance retail store joins Main Street

Sundance retail store joins Main Street

Alexandra Sprouls '19

February 18, 2019


Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

The clothing store Sundance recently signed a long term lease to open on 97 Main Street at a 3,920 square foot location in Westport, Connecticut “I think the store will do well downtown because everyone is looking for cute clothes that they don’t have to order online and it’s different than the ...

Ariana Grande’s new song criticized for similarity to other artist’s music

Ariana Grande’s new song criticized for similarity to other artist’s music

Marlo Von der Ahe '20

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music

Ariana Grande is receiving major backlash after the release of her new song, “7 Rings,” on Jan. 18. The 25 year-old singer has been accused of copying music from rappers Princess Nokia, 2 Chainz and Soulja Boy. There has also been a big conversation over Ariana Grande appropriating black culture re...

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Zach Strober ’19

February 11, 2019


Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

As Johnny Hekker sent a beautiful, record breaking 65-yard punt through the air with 8:53 left in the third quarter, and I jumped with excitement for the first time in the entirety of the game, I came to a realization: Super Bowl LIII is boring, and the only thing that can salvage it is the entertainment...

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Grammy Awards announce performers, changes to nominee categories

Daniel Harizman ’19

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Music

When the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, wrote in their 1999 hit “Californiacation,” “Destruction leads to a very rough road, but it also breeds creation,” a 4 year old soon-to-be rap phenomenon, Austin Richard Post, known by his stage name Post Malone, responded with, “I went to California and I ain't...

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