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REVIEW: Taylor Swift finally grows up on ‘Folklore’

This cover image released by Republic Records shows “Folklore,

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor

July 24, 2020

I spend a lot of time thinking about Taylor Swift. For all her faults — her history of butting heads with other massive personalities, her downright lack of skill at picking good lead singles and a recent tendency to overstuff albums with filler tracks — there is no denying that Swift is one of the b...

‘Miss Americana’ attempts to restore Taylor Swift’s reputation

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Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor

February 16, 2020

Taylor Swift and I have a complicated relationship. Ever since I was nine years old, Swift and her music have been a large fixture in my life. I still have nearly every word of her 2009 album “Fearless” memorized and I listen to her music almost daily. In a way, we grew up together and she is ar...

End of the decade: women in 2010s pop music

End of the decade: women in 2010s pop music

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions and Social Media Editor

December 28, 2019

As the 2010s come to an end, major publications are weighing in to give their takes on the best music of the decade. When looking at the music that filled the decade, one may notice that some of the most enduring hits were made by women. This is backed by decade-end numbers for album sales, in which T...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent's DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 3, 2019

These past two years at the helm of the Arts & Life section has been both a pleasure and a privilege. At the same time, the task of coming up with a theme for DeJamz every week was a consistent thorn in my side — trust me, it’s harder than it seems. For one, I simply don’t listen to that much...

St Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 15, 2018

Alex Bialek | The DePaulia What a week it has been in music--not really because of any music, but rather the actions of the music makers. Kanye West went to the White House for practically no reason and Post Malone ( finally) got rid of his frizzy cornrows. Taylor Swi inspired a bunch of young Tennes...

Commentary: Female celebrities mixed in response to feminism

Kendall Jenner attends the Fragrance Foundation Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Mandy Durose

June 27, 2015

“To be or not to be, that is the question”… when discussing feminism. Most of our information on the topic comes from the media, specifically female celebrities proudly stating their stance while adorned in Zac Posen gowns on the red carpet or dismissing the idea entirely in an exclusive magazine interview. Either way, the public is hearing mixed responses from the females leading...

Taylor Swift vs. Spotify

Taylor Swift vs. Spotify

Kirsten Onsgard

November 16, 2014

Taylor Swift sends a message by pulling music from streaming service Read More »...

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