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Sidewalk symposium: Students share their favorite stress-relieving activities

Malika Chauhan, Pulse Reporter November 18, 2022

With finals right around the corner, many students may be feeling overwhelmed. Stress-relieving activities and music are great ways to cope and manage these important yet hectic times. Students around...

Student vendors sell their art to other students at Wednesdays Art Market, hosted by Trinity Art Collective and the Student Programming Board.

Trinity Art Collective hosts their second-ever art market

The event, co-hosted by SPB, allowed student artists and performers to share their works
Monica Martinez, News Reporter November 18, 2022

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI) breezeway was filled with canopies and tables where Trinity students sold and showcased their art. The fall art market, hosted by...

Why cancel the art when the artist messes up

Why cancel the art when the artist messes up

Sarah Fridakis, Opinion Columnist November 18, 2022

My jaw dropped and my heart sank as I read the news that Morgan Wallen had said racial slurs while intoxicated. An artist whose music I had connected with deeply, I could no longer respect. His songs carried...

Spotify Wrapped: Your best and worst playlist

Spotify Wrapped: Your best and worst playlist

The personal and cultural significance of Spotify’s annual time capsule
Madison Haxton, Arts & Entertainment Reporter November 18, 2022

Spotify Wrapped is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get your listening act together. Or not, since Spotify probably already has your tastes figured out. Wrapped is a curated collection...

Taylor Swift, Arctic Monkeys and introspective music

Taylor Swift, Arctic Monkeys and introspective music

A couple of the newly released albums that are resonating with Trinity students
Madison Haxton, Arts and Entertainment Reporter November 10, 2022

Fans of indie and pop music have been given plenty of music to enjoy in the past couple of months with new releases from industry giants like Carly Rae Jepsen, Joji, Taylor Swift and Arctic Monkeys. Swift’s...

Forget the Playlist: Put on an Album

Forget the Playlist: Put on an Album

Album Listening: The Key to a More Tolerant Society
Emma Power, Opinion Columnist October 27, 2022

With the release of Taylor Swift’s “Midnights,” it is clear that Swift’s fans have exemplified the remnants of what I call the “album generation” — a time when music listeners didn’t have...

Andra Key

Sidewalk Symposium: music edition

Asking the hard questions, like “What are you listening to right now?”
Madison Haxton, Arts and Entertainment Reporter October 6, 2022

The music scene at Trinity is constantly evolving. Groups like the Acabellas, the Trinitones and Loon-E Crew ensure that the student population is consistently exposed to diverse types of music and dance. This...

Upcoming event: Annual Open Mic Night

Upcoming event: Annual Open Mic Night

Trinity students to showcase their talents in Stieren Theater on Saturday, Oct. 1
Madison Haxton, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 29, 2022

Trinity students are, and always have been, a wildly diverse group with an even wilder array of talents. One day, some decided they needed an outlet with which to express themselves, and thus Open Mic...

Honoring a legend: Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts

Honoring a legend: Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts

Foo Fighters & friends gather for a night of music dedicated to the late drummer
Abigail Hernandez, Arts and Entertainment Reporter September 22, 2022

The death of Taylor Hawkins, the drummer for the band Foo Fighters, left a deep void in the hearts of music lovers around the world. On Sept. 3, the Foo Fighters and fans came together to honor Hawkins...

The curated sound of KRTU

The curated sound of KRTU

Students gain on-air experience while exploring new music
Ashley Allen, Arts Columnist October 28, 2021

KRTU is the independent radio station owned by Trinity University which plays jazz music from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and indie rock music from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. every day on channel FM 91.7. The station has...

Give it a rest: The trouble with classifying music into genres

Give it a rest: The trouble with classifying music into genres

The traditional labeling of music genres fails to account for all the nuances of music
Ayden Smith, Arts Columnist October 21, 2021

I have SiriusXM radio in my car, and I am often overwhelmed by the number of channels. SiriusXM satellite radio boasts almost 150 different music channels. There are some broad categories like pop and...

Exploring the early-2000s roots of todays indie-pop

Exploring the early-2000s roots of today’s indie-pop

Iconic sounds from early 2000s pop-rock have found a home in Gen-Z's playlists and music
Ayden Smith, Arts Reporter September 9, 2021

What we listen to, watch and spend time doing shapes us in both big and small ways. Artists of all different types both intentionally and unintentionally wear their influences on their sleeve, and some...

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