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Harry Brings Style

Harry Brings Style

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts

Harry Styles: an artist known for his immense popularity in the band One Direction, a budding acting career in “Dunkirk” and now his solo career. Styles released his debut solo album titled “Harry Styles” on May 12 of this year. He has since done promotion through various outlets such as “S...

Piano Man’s Still Got It

Piano Man’s Still Got It

Grant Mayfield, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Billy Joel is an old dude but I don’t think he’d be mad at me for saying that. Last Thursday, Sept. 21, the 68-year-old rocked Busch Stadium with hits ranging from his first album, “Cold Spring Harbor,” released 46 years ago, to his most recent pop album, “River of Dreams” from 1993. Fans di...

IT’s Here…Still Here

IT’s Here…Still Here

Alexis Stogner, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies

Based on Stephen King’s best selling 1986 novel of the same name, “IT” is centered around a group of seven children who call themselves “The Losers Club,” and the horrific events that shape their lives one summer in their hometown of Derry, Maine. Every twenty-seven years, “bad things” begin h...

Snoop Dogg Review

Snoop Dogg Review

Anna Cawley, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Loufest

LouFest patrons packed the area surrounding the Bud Light Stage on Saturday, eager to see the headliner, Snoop Dogg, round out the first day of the festival. LouFest received a record turnout this year, and most of those at the stage were anticipating Snoop’s setlist to be jam-packed with his bigge...

Lizzo Takes On Loufest

Lizzo Takes On Loufest

Alexis Stogner, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Loufest

When I arrived at Loufest’s BMI/Tunespeak stage around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, I had no idea what the next two hours of my life would have in store for me. Lizzo is one of my favorite artists at the moment, and I had been eagerly awaiting her Loufest performance since the lineup was released last sp...

Spoon No Longer ‘The Underdog’

Spoon No Longer ‘The Underdog’

Emma Marciak, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Loufest

The 1993 indie band, Spoon, dominated the stage Saturday evening at Loufest on the Bud Light state. The band's 12-song set kept fans interested as they gave variety between old and new songs. Spoon entertained the crowd by switching between their newer electric sound and their trademark sound filled...

LouFest, Snoozefest, and Snoopfest

LouFest, Snoozefest, and Snoopfest

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Loufest

LouFest is the traditional two-day music festival that brings local and established bands to Forest Park for St. Louisans to rock-out to while also having access to great local eateries. This tradition has been occurring annually since it was founded in 2010, having many well-known bands, such as the 1...

Margaret Atwood: 50th Recipient of St. Louis Literary Award

Margaret Atwood: 50th Recipient of St. Louis Literary Award

Emily Miller, News Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, News

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, author and poet Margaret Atwood joined the ranks of many literary giants who have received the St. Louis Literary Award. The ceremony was opened by the President of the Saint Louis Library Associates, Lana Pepper, and also included a speech by the Chairman of the Selection Commi...

Zayn’s Back and Wants Your Attention

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts

Zayn Malik, also known as the first member of One Direction to go solo, released his new single “Dusk Till Dawn” featuring Sia on Sept. 7 for his impending sophomore album. The music video dropping the same day acquired 9.77 million views in one day, not a record breaker by far, but a good place to sta...

Reigning Men

Marycait Dolan, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Fashion, St. Louis Guide

This past weekend marked the closing of the Saint Louis Art Museum’s summer exhibition, Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear. As fun as its punny title would suggest, Reigning Men encompassed the main goal of refocusing the frequently feminine lens of fashion to instead showcase the lesser-celebrated history of men’...

New song, new Taylor

Madisyn Siebert, Contributor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts

Like her or not, I guarantee you were asked within the last few days what you thought of Taylor Swift’s latest single, “Look What You Made Me Do.” This is the first single from her new album, “Reputation,” which is scheduled for release this coming November. Swift released the music video a...

Ice Cream fans get their dessert fix at Jeni’s

Ice Cream fans get their dessert fix at Jeni’s

Savanah Seyer, Contributor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Arts

While the Central West End is always a bustling place full of shoppers, food- lovers and socializers, on Sunday night around 10:00 p.m. things were beginning to calm down. Restaurants were clearing tables and cars were beginning to vacate their parking spots. However, this increasing tranquilit...

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