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St. Louis is Burnin’ Up After Jonas Brothers Concert

St. Louis is Burnin’ Up After Jonas Brothers Concert

Grace Wilken, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Nick, Joe and Kevin took St. Louis on a trip back to the late 2000s this past Saturday night with their “Happiness Begins” tour. All fans, new and old, joined together to wish the brothers a warm welcome as they came on stage.    The Jonas Brothers popped on stage and began the concert with ...

Convenient Caffeine Fixes on and around SLU’s Campus

Convenient Caffeine Fixes on and around SLU’s Campus

Aman Rahman, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Being a college student means becoming accustomed to constant exhaustion. Whether it’s due to late-night study sessions or early-morning classes, sometimes our bodies just need a jumpstart to get through the day. The perfect remedy for this is a good ol’ cup of coffee. SLU’s campus provides many di...

The Fountain on Locust: A Retro Fantasy

The Fountain on Locust: A Retro Fantasy

Jack Johnston, Contributor

September 18, 2019

When I went to the Fountain on Locust, I was thrown into an adventure full of contradictions—but I wasn't complaining. With strange flavor combinations and an aura that seemed to be from another point in history, I leaned into the uniquely St. Louisan experience. The Fountain on Locust is open every day exc...

Charli XCX is on the rise with new album “Charli”

Charli XCX is on the rise with new album “Charli”

September 18, 2019

The progression of Charli XCX has certainly been an interesting one to watch. After penning some of the biggest pop hits of the decade (Iggy Azealia’s “Fancy,” Icona Pop’s “I Don’t Care”), as well as going three-times platinum with her first solo hit, “Boom Clap,” Charlotte Emma Aitchis...

The Lumineers Capture the Sound of the Sparks in “III”

The Lumineers Capture the Sound of the Sparks in “III”

Tomi Delp, Contributor

September 18, 2019

The Lumineers, a folk rock band based in Denver, Colorado, have come a long way since their initial 2012 Billboard hit “Ho Hey”. The band’s newest album, aptly titled “III,” is their third studio album, coming three years after their last release in 2016. To stick with this recurring theme...

Tropical F*** Storm Was A Total F*** Storm – And That’s A Good Thing

Tropical F*** Storm Was A Total F*** Storm – And That’s A Good Thing

Daniel Bernas, Contributor

September 18, 2019

“This is our first Friday night in St. Louis,” announced Erica Dunn of Tropical F*** Storm after an electrifying performance of the title track from the band’s new record “Braindrops.” The quartet, made up of Dunn (backing vocals, guitar, keyboards), Lauren Hammel (drums, electronics), Fiona Kit...

Son Little Brings More “New Magic” to St. Louis

Son Little Brings More “New Magic” to St. Louis

Sarah Steen, Contributor

September 18, 2019

It was a steamy night on Wednesday, Sept. 11, but the chilled tunes and calm presence of R&B and soul artist Son Little cooled down the evening for an intimate audience in Blueberry Hill’s famous basement concert venue known as the Duck Room. Blueberry Hill sits right in the center of St. Loui...

Lana Del Rey: A Woman Who Knows What She Deserves

Lana Del Rey: A Woman Who Knows What She Deserves

Jack Johnston, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Lana Del Rey’s new album “Norman F*****ing Rockwell,” or “NFR,” shows how the singer-songwriter has evolved over the decade she has spent in the music industry. “NFR” is the self-portrait of a woman who knows she’s stronger than those around her and who keeps fighting back against the...

A Capella Showcase

A Capella Showcase

Grace Wilken, Contributor

September 4, 2019

SLU A Cappella kicked off their fall season with a showcase, courtesy of Six Eight A Cappella and the Student Involvement Center. In hopes to recruit new voices, four of the five groups showed off their ac-abilities with breathtaking performances.    Although the Bare Naked Statues, SLU’s all...

Broadway on a Budget

Broadway on a Budget

Claire Battista, Arts Editor

September 4, 2019

Looking for things to do as the fall semester gets underway? The Fabulous Fox, located just a block off Saint Louis University’s main campus, hosts an array of award-winning musicals and plays every year. Plus, the venue itself is just as impressive as the entertainment it hosts. Walking into the Fox ...

The World is in Love with Lover

The World is in Love with Lover

Celia Searles, Arts Editor

September 4, 2019

The long-awaited release of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album, “Lover” was met with relief and excitement. Swift’s sixth album “reputation,” released in late 2017, was significantly darker than her previous albums, leaving fans wondering what Swift’s next move would be. Per usual, they ...

Good Eats in SLU’s Backyard

Good Eats in SLU’s Backyard

Sydney Compton, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Saint Louis offers an amazing scene for foodies of all sorts. Bars, fine dining, cozy cafes and more are available throughout the Saint Louis area. Unfortunately, not everyone at SLU has a car to zip down to some of the more well known areas of Saint Louis for a good meal or exciting drink. Thankfully, ...

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