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Popping Into Holiday Music: Upbeat nature of pop-style holiday music is superior to classic holiday music

Popping Into Holiday Music: Upbeat nature of pop-style holiday music is superior to classic holiday music

Hannah Gretz

December 13, 2018

From November to January, holiday music is and will be heard everywhere you go. Department stores, car radios, grocery stores, you name it. But, while classic holiday songs are festive and enjoyable, I cannot help but feel pulled toward pop-style holiday music instead. Don’t get me wrong, I do of...

Student musicians use social media as platform to promote musical careers

Student musicians use social media as platform to promote musical careers

Jessica Konrad

May 19, 2016

As freshman Morgan Koontz gets ready in her bathroom, she thinks about the video she’s going to post tonight. She plans to sing “Hello” by Adele, feeling immense pressure to hit each note perfectly, and for good reason. Koontz boasts 140,000 followers and counting on her Instagram page @morgansin...

Comparing Classics. Despite criticisms, this generation of music is no more flawed than that of previous generations.

Comparing Classics. Despite criticisms, this generation of music is no more flawed than that of previous generations.

perspectives

January 21, 2016

The Grammys are here again. Held on Feb. 15, it’s a great time for audiophiles like me to celebrate music and the people who create it and make my own judgements on the songs and artists on the nominees’ lists. However, for many, the Grammys also provide an ample opportunity to unfairly criticize...

For better or worse, social media increases the effect of celebrities on students

For better or worse, social media increases the effect of celebrities on students

entertainment

October 11, 2013

Three hundred and six thousand. That’s the number of tweets per minute Miley Cyrus garnered during her controversial performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 26. Regardless of what side of the fence Cyrus’s followers were on, her antics generated a huge social media buzz, and for ju...

Celebrity Similarities

studentsection

September 23, 2010

Here are the most popular submitted celebrity look-alikes By Adele Zhou <azhou@hilite.org> CHASE ACTON as JUSTIN BIEBER How often do people mistake you for him? Pretty much every day, since a couple of months ago, I guess. Any significant events because you look like the celebrity?...