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Incandescent, unified lyricism on ‘evermore’ creates enchanting masterpiece

Taylor Swift dropped her surprise album “evermore” on Dec. 11, not posting about it until the morning before. It is the sister album to “folklore,” which she released in July.
December 22, 2020

Do you remember the feeling of comfort when your parents read a storybook to you?  Do you recall the dwindling sparkle of the holiday lights around a room while you watch a movie? Can you recollect the...

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

With the release of her new Netflix documentary “Miss Americana,” Taylor Swift gives fans the inside scoop on journey over the past few years since the release of her album “Reputation.”
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...

Taylor Swift’s, ME! is like any typical “feel good” song

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May 20, 2019

Taylor Swift dropped a new single on April 25, 2019 titled, “ME!”, featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco. The anthem has an upbeat, Disney-like, bubblegum pink flavor, featuring bright and...

Taylor Swift’s political outspokenness is a step in the right direction

Taylor Swift’s political outspokenness is a step in the right direction
October 12, 2018

    I’m eight years old in the back seat of my mom’s SUV, jamming out to “Love Story” by Taylor Swift like it’s no one’s business. Her lyrics could not be less applicable to...

End Game music video lacks substance

End Game music video lacks substance
January 20, 2018

By Erin Lynch '18 Taylor Swift has now made a full return back into the music industry after her two year hiatus. In just the past few months, she has released an album and three music videos. End Game,...

Taylor Swift’s ‘Gorgeous’ succeeds in merging past styles and new themes

Taylor Swift’s ‘Gorgeous’ succeeds in merging past styles and new themes
November 3, 2017

By Audrey Bernstein ’20 When Taylor Swift announced a new album after a two year absence from the public eye in August, the media was thrown into a frenzy, attempting to predict her new sound. As...

Why 280 characters is a big mistake

Why 280 characters is a big mistake
October 14, 2017

By Chris Andrews '18 Twitter has announced on Sept. 26 that it will be testing the number of characters for a tweet to 280 characters from the standard 140. Twitter’s reasoning was that people constantly...

Taylor Swift is back…Ready For It?

Taylor Swift is back...Ready For It?
September 16, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 The long awaited return of Taylor Swift has finally arrived, and it happened fast. Given the fact that it has been almost three years since Swift released any new music, and roughly...

Staples graduate publishes a second original crossword puzzle in the New York Times

Staples graduate publishes a second original crossword puzzle in the New York Times
March 28, 2017

By: Izzy Connors '18 After having his first self-made crossword puzzle featured in the New York Times on July 8, 2015, Ryan Milligan ’08 had his second original crossword published in the Times on...

New releases rock, rap and dance their way up the charts

These artists released new songs this Tuesday, March 3
March 17, 2015

This Tuesday, Ariana Grande was featured in Cashmere Cat’s newest electronic hit and Taylor Swift released an additional song for her album “1989,” which was released in late October. Not only did...

Taylor Swift debuts her pop-star persona with “1989”

“1989” was released on Oct. 27 with thirteen new tracks. Photo courtesy of MCT Campus.
October 30, 2014

Taylor Swift’s transition from young country rookie to mega pop star has finally been solidified by her pop-driven fifth studio album “1989” (Big Machine). I was excited to see where Taylor would...

Confidence songs dominate the charts

Taylor Swift is a major influence in the music industry. Her fanbase mostly consists of young girls who look up to her as a role model.
September 2, 2014

The Billboard Hot 100 list recently released its chart toppers for the week of September 6th. The number one spot belongs to Taylor Swift’s, “Shake It Off,” followed by Nicki Minaj’s, “Anaconda”...

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