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Everybody’s Everything: Gone but not forgotten

Kiley Newby, Staff reporter

November 25, 2019

After Lil Peep passed away in 2017, music continued to be released. His death skyrocketed his career. Since 2017 two albums have been released. “Everybody’s Everything” was set to be released alongside a documentary of Lil Peep’s life. The album doesn't stray far from the emo-punk style fans kn...

Top listens to help students relax

Dayton Jones

September 3, 2019

Many students listen to music on a daily basis, even in school while completing their work, but music can impact stress levels in many different ways. It is going to be a stressful year coming up and the pumas need to be prepared with the aid of music. There are many different genres and subgenres in...

Rostam’s masterpiece debut album Half-Light impresses

Rostam’s masterpiece debut album Half-Light impresses

Ian Graham, Editor

September 26, 2017

Rostam Batmanglij has become an important hidden force in the music industry, collaborating on projects like Frank Ocean’s Blonde and co-producing HAIM’s latest album Something To Tell You. Batmanglij was vital to creating the world-influenced sound of his former band Vampire Weekend, producing all...

The Van Buren combines music and history in downtown Phoenix

The Van Buren combines music and history in downtown Phoenix

Ian Graham, Reporter

September 1, 2017

Last year, Charlie Levy announced plans to open a venue for live music in downtown Phoenix. Levy’s vision for the space was to create a stage for large acts to perform on, in a theater capable of holding over one thousand fans. Renovations ensued, acts were booked, and the Van Buren was set to open ...

History teacher pursues musical passion

History teacher pursues musical passion

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

May 21, 2017

  Teachers strive to motivate students to follow their passions, no matter how abstract they may seem. U.S. and World History teacher Paul Kreutz does this by embodying what it means to make a dream reality. A dedicated teacher and devoted musician, Kreutz is able to start the day sharin...

Annual St. Patty’s Day Pot of Gold music festival in the works

Annual St. Patty’s Day Pot of Gold music festival in the works

March 10, 2017

Everyone loves a reason to party. Because of this, once ignored holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day have been amped to a level farther than initially intended to celebrate. Nonetheless, it is a reason to jubilate and enjoy some amazing music. The Pot of Gold music festival held in Chandler has become an a...

Lack of originality in entertainment needs revision

Lack of originality in entertainment needs revision

Brittany Tomes, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016

One step forward, Two steps back. “We’ve just come to represent a decline in the standards of what we expect.” The 1975 said it right there. Within the past twenty years society has struggled with the concept of originality, the ability to put out new, intriguing ideas that are a person’s o...

Same old tune, just a new beat

Same old tune, just a new beat

Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016

Trying to accept that 2016 is coming to an end is hard to grasp. And while everyone's getting ready with their resolutions they hope to,but never actually accomplish, one subject remains controversial,music. Yes 2016 will definitely be remembered for more important matters, but it also was a wild rid...

Christmas music endures change past essential meaning

Christmas music endures change past essential meaning

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016

When it comes to Christmas music everyone has their own favorite song that is special to them in its own way. Whether it be because they relish in the snow and holiday spirit, have a loved one for the winter season or simply hate everything about the holidays, there is a song that resonates with all...

Winter dance fails to impress

Winter dance fails to impress

Alison Sandoval, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2016

As the winter dance approaches, students are making plans. From finding a date, to picking the perfect dress, students are getting excited for Student Government's’ newest dance. Although it seems like it’s going to be a formal dance, it isn’t. According to president of StuGo, Aaron Clouse,...

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