Chris Young hears the voices of students

Chris Young hears the voices of students

A sea of cowboy hats and denim jeans made up the crowd Saturday night during Chris Young’s performance to arguably the biggest crowd at the Green Music Center to date. The 31-year-old country artist performed songs from his newest album, “I’m Comin’ Over,” an album that in his words, “is the quickest album to gold I’ve ever created. I’ve put so much love and time into these songs—these songs I’ve made for you.”

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‘The Magnificent Seven’ lives up to its name

‘The Magnificent Seven’ lives up to its name

“The Magnificent Seven” is a remake of the 1960 film, which is considered one of the greatest movies of all time. It was selected in 2013 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” according to the website.

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Ty Dolla Sign’s ‘Campaign’ falls short

Ty Dolla Sign’s ‘Campaign’ falls short

Ty Dolla Sign’s “Campaign” is like vanilla ice cream. It’s generic tasting and really doesn’t bring anything new or unique to the table. It isn’t anything exciting like Rocky Road or Chunky Monkey. “Campaign” feels like somewhere I’ve treaded before, which is a shame because Ty Dolla Sign does have the talent to create good music. 

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Shawn Mendes illuminates the music industry

Shawn Mendes illuminates the music industry

Heartthrob sensation Shawn Mendes has had a great start to fame. Just a little over a year ago he released his first album, “Handwritten” which instantly brought him fame. Before his rise to fame, Mendes was just a teenager from Canada posting videos of song covers online. From there he signed with Island Records and began his career. Right off the bat he was compared to Justin Bieber and some people consider him to be the ‘new Bieber,’ but his music says otherwise. 

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'The Voice' premieres with new and improved judges

'The Voice' premieres with new and improved judges

America welcomed new talent to The Voice stage on Monday and Tuesday night. Season 11 kicked off with incredible vocals and four judges, two of which are new to the show. Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine gave quite a performance while fighting for their teams. Each judge has their own genre and flare  they bring to the show, making this season unique.

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Destiny’s ‘Rise of Iron’ is a must have

Destiny’s ‘Rise of Iron’ is a must have

A cinematic story filled with secrets. Bungie’s expansion for Destiny,“Rise of Iron” offers players a gritty story behind the Iron Lords past and the last Sentry standing. The campaign demonstrates how well Bungie delivers entertainment to it’s fans and never fails to satisfy. Despite it being short, the creativity and aesthetics put into the environment and characters combined equals another classic expansion

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‘Blair Witch’ terrifies audiences

‘Blair Witch’ terrifies audiences

During the late 1700s, stories began to arise about the evil Blair Witch in the Black Hills of Maryland. Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick came across these legends and decided to direct a film called “The Blair Witch Project” in 1999. The movie was a huge success and sparked the idea for the recent release of the sequel, “Blair Witch.” According to IMDB, the reason the original was such a success was because the directors told the cast the stories were true, so all of their reactions were real. 

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Remembering Tupac after 20 years

Remembering Tupac after 20 years

Anniversaries are usually meant to be celebrated, but the twentieth anniversary of Tupac Shakur is a bittersweet one. He was know for some of his top hits such as “California Love”, “Dear Mama”, “Hit Em Up”, and many others. According to Rolling Stone, Tupac was often described as a gangster or thug which can be defined as “a violent person, especially a criminal” according to the Oxford Dictionary. Through his upbringing and his career Tupac redefined this term into “a man who triumphs over systematic and societal obstacles.”

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