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What to know about HQ

What to know about HQ

Ben Brown, Sports Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews

If you have not heard about this game or have not played it, you are missing out. HQ is a live trivia app- it can be downloaded from the Apple store or Google play- and has games at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. on weekends. The premise of the game is simple; there are 12 trivia questions e...

Lindsey Stirling’s “Warmer in the Winter” concert review

Lindsey Stirling’s “Warmer in the Winter” concert review

Lauren Fischer, Print Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

Before attending her concert, I knew next to nothing about Lindsey Stirling.  I only knew that my sister, a violin player herself, absolutely loved her. So I tagged along with her to the concert, feeling neutral about the whole experience. When we arrived at the Lied Center in Lawrence, a long line...

Music review: Aikotoba by GARNiDELiA

Music review: Aikotoba by GARNiDELiA

Japanese culture diva, Paige Fulenwider

December 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

GARNiDELiA is a popular Japanese music duo featuring a young man, Toku, and a woman, MARiA. Their new single, “Aikotoba (the meaning of love),” is a very bright and happy song, which is a contrast to their usual slow and mellow sound. This change in sound may be due to the fact that “Aikotoba” ...

Music album review: “Dua Lipa”

Music album review: “Dua Lipa”

Sara Rooney, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

With the release of many singles throughout 2016, Dua Lipa has now officially released her first album. This album includes her singles from the past year along with numerous new songs. Her album offers a rare sound of pop music with her unique voice that sounds similar to Amy Winehouse and Katy Perry...

Music album review: Taylor Swift’s “reputation”

Music album review: Taylor Swift’s “reputation”

Lauren Fischer and Ryan Jones

November 15, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

After almost a year of silence, Taylor Swift dropped her latest and most introspective album yet: “reputation.” After teasing the album release through “Look What You Made Me Do”, fans were split over their feelings for the “new Taylor.” However, this one single shouldn’t deter anyone from l...

Music review: Marteen’s “Sriracha” and “Try”

Music review: Marteen’s “Sriracha” and “Try”

Sara Rooney, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews

Marteen Estevez just recently signed with Warner Bros Records where he released his debut single, “Sriracha”. However, the 16 year old independently released his mixtape, “Focus," along with other singles before signing. Estevez takes on a unique look, from his shirts from the 80s and 90s to his new...

Music review: Miley Cyrus’s “Younger Now” and Kesha’s “Rainbowland”

Music review: Miley Cyrus’s “Younger Now” and Kesha’s “Rainbowland”

Gia Shipman, Copy Editor-at-large

October 20, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, FROM THE EXPRESS, OPINION, Reviews, Top Stories

In “Rainbowland” by Kesha, there is a distinct range between each of her songs, from an upbeat pop feel to a feisty rock and roll rebel girl to inspirational and delicate. In “Boogie Feet,” her voice takes a more auto-tuned route with a grunge impression and a strong electric guitar presence...

Meet the meats

Meet the meats

Walker Johnson, Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews

Apple Airpods: A great start

Apple Airpods: A great start

A cup of tech, Ryan Jones

March 1, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

The AirPods are Apple’s first try at truly wireless headphones.

Review: Dare to Dazzle TV

Review: Dare to Dazzle TV

Lauren Fischer, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews, Top Stories

The lights dim, and the stage goes silent. 17 girls walk out, crossing in front of the audience, then making their way up the stairs and onto the stage. Suddenly, the lights go up, revealing a shiny silver background reflecting all the stage lights and the BVNW Dazzlers wearing black glittery outfits....

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