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Lil Baby smashes charts with ‘My Turn’

Lil Baby smashes charts with ‘My Turn’

Logan Gornbein ’21

March 18, 2020

Imagine being a dog and getting teased with a biscuit. Now imagine being a big rap fan and being teased over an album. Well, fans have waited long enough for Lil Baby to drop his second album, and they were not disappointed when he released “My Turn.” The album was released on Feb. 28, 2020 by...

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Justin Bieber revives his music career with new album “Changes”

Rebecca Kanfer ’21

March 14, 2020

Hit after hit, album after album, tour after tour has seemingly been Justin Bieber's music career for as long as any Gen-Z kid could remember. This non-stop lifestyle came to a halt in 2015, following Bieber's release of his sixth studio album, “Purpose.” This album was followed by an uncompleted...

Music festivals postponed due to COVID-19

Music festivals postponed due to COVID-19

Chelsea Strober '21

March 14, 2020

Spring music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach were postponed on Tuesday, March 10, because organizers were concerned about the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The cancellation of these festivals has raised concern that the Governors Ball music festival in Randall's Island, New York...

Taylor Swift shows fans a new relatable side in “Miss Americana”

Taylor Swift shows fans a new relatable side in “Miss Americana”

Reilly Caldwell '20

March 11, 2020

For the last few months leading up to the release of Taylor Swift’s Netflix documentary, “Miss Americana,” I was contemplating whether I really wanted to see it or not. While I would say I listen to her music regularly, I was worried that the film would be too focused on resurfaced drama with various...

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Billie Eilish sweeps Grammys

Remy Teltser '21, Features Editor

March 10, 2020

Two years ago, 16-year-old Billie Eilish was just starting out her music career.  She and her brother, Finneas, grew a solid platform of 257,000 Instagram followers and played small shows for 50 people. Now, the breakout stars are selling out stadiums on a world tour, playing for 30,000 die-hard fan...

Recording studio in library hopes to amplify experience for all

Recording studio in library hopes to amplify experience for all

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Nestled in the newly constructed Westport Public Library, sits a recording studio named after one of Staples’s very own, Justin Paul. The Justin Nobel Paul recording studio gives people a space to record and produce beyond their imagination.  The recording studio is the newest addition to the library, and ...

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Harry Styles sets bar high with new album “Fine Line”

Evi Tarshis ’20

January 8, 2020

We are all familiar with the famous boy band, One Direction, that ruled the radio stations for years. But when the group broke apart in 2015, one prominent member, Harry Styles, broke through to make a name for himself outside the group. In the creation of his new album, “Fine Line,” Styles turned...

Recapping the best songs and artists from the 2010s

Recapping the best songs and artists from the 2010s

Reilly Caldwell ’20 and Tallula Stvan ’21

January 2, 2020

Saugatuck Congregational Church rises from the ashes

Saugatuck Congregational Church rises from the ashes

Graham Day '21, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Eight years ago, a fire nearly destroyed a 189-year-old colonial church.  Today, high white ceilings and brand new state-of-the-art kitchens and facilities have risen from the ashes.  The Saugatuck Congregational Church has completed its renovation after the fire that occurred just over eight years ago....

Nicki Minajs’ abrupt retirement leaves fans shocked

Nicki Minajs’ abrupt retirement leaves fans shocked

Charlotte Smith '21

October 4, 2019

Acclaimed rap singer and songwriter Nicki Minaj retired from the entirety of her 15-year long musical career on Sept. 5, 2019. Minaj announced her retirement from the music industry via Twitter in order to devote all her attention to her family. The social media post from Minaj read, “To my fans,...

Travis Scott thanks fans through new documentary

Travis Scott thanks fans through new documentary

Rebecca Kanfer ’21

September 16, 2019

Flashing lights, screaming fans, and crowds of people anxiously wait for Travis Scott to light up the arena. Travis scott, a renowned performer and arguably one of the most famous artists of our generation, steps off this flashing stage and onto the big screen, with his new documentary, “Look Mom I...

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