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Music Mosaics Fund Scholarship

February 29, 2016

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Feb. 24, 2016 By Mary Davisson The staff and alumni of the Music Department are bringing in the spring with “Valves, And Reeds, And Strings, Oh My!” Music Mosaics is a concert series that showcases the talents of ...

Vinyl captures a digital generation

February 16, 2016

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Feb. 16, 2016 By Brandon Bennett In the age of digital entertainment, records are becoming popular once again. “There’s nothing quite like opening a new record,” said Drew Metter, an employee at the Exclusive Compan...

Workshop attendees turn cans into lamps

February 16, 2016

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Feb. 16, 2016 By Aleda Johnson Turning a can into an unusual lamp sounds like something right off of a Pinterest board, but Roberta’s Art Gallery held a workshop to teach students how to do just that. The workshop was ...

Royal Reviews: Deadpool

February 16, 2016

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Feb, 16, 2016 By Mary Davisson The biggest fixation of our generation is clearly the mystique of the superhero. Since the first “X-Men” movie in 2000, we have seen a non-stop escalation of abnormally talented and/or t...

Royal Reviews: Album Review Rihanna ‘Anti’

February 8, 2016

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Feb. 8, 2016 By Logan Peaslee Before reviewing Rihanna’s latest album, we have to address its seemingly endless rollout. I can’t recall an album campaign as confusing or drawn-out as this one. Aside from just being annoying,...

Top 10 workout songs of 2015

January 27, 2016

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Jan. 27, 2015 By Charles Trafelet The year has just begun and many people are making commitments toward their New Year’s resolutions. For a lot of people, their New Year’s resolution is to get moving.  Every new wo...

Royal Reviews: Album Review Adele ’25’

December 9, 2015

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It's been about four years since we have heard from Adele. Her last album, "21," came at a time when album sales were at an all time low. Not even records by Beyoncé could sell as well as earlier albums. But then Adele came....

Solutions to beat winter boredom

December 9, 2015

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Although there isn’t any snow on the ground, winter is definitely here. In less than two weeks, everyone will be on winter break. It will be fun at first; no papers, no assignments, no deadlines to meet, but then, boredom sinks...

Royal Reviews: Book Review ‘Jurassic Park’

December 9, 2015

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Spoiler alert: The lawyer doesn’t get chomped by the T-Rex while sitting on the toilet. It generally goes without saying that a book is better than its movie version. This is true for Michael Crichton’s “Jurassic Park,”...

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