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Kesha Takes the “High Road” in her Life

Reem Abouchleih, Scarlet Staff

February 21, 2020

Trigger Warning: mentions sexual assault    Kesha is back and better than ever. Last month, the songstress released, “High Road,” her first album since 2017’s groundbreaking “Rainbow”.  She shocked t...

Nostalgia and New Sounds in Green Day’s Latest Album

Malcolm Jacob, Scarlet Staff

February 21, 2020

Every once in a while, you’ll find something that takes you back to another part of your life. One thing reminds you of another, and suddenly you’re hit with a flood of nostalgia. It can be a picture, a TV show, or a so...

“Birds of Prey” Glitter Bombs and Drop Kicks Superhero Conventions

Oscar Kim Bauman, Living Arts Editor

February 21, 2020

“Birds of Prey,” also known as “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” or “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey,” is the latest offering from DC Films, and a lively palate-cleanser from many of it...

Best Songs of 2019

William Talbot, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

2019 was an exceptional, albeit transitional, year for music. The Billboard Hot 100 saw unlikely viral #1 hits from talented new artists, the titans of the early-2010’s indie boom continued their fade in quality and popularity,...

Beads, Balloons, and Blacklights: VIVA MOMIX at the Hanover Theater

Will Clark, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2020

Glued together by a quirky, experimental verve and delicate attention to costuming and acrobatics, MOMIX’s company of modern dancer-illusionists demonstrated their ability to entrance and awe at the Hanover Theater on the e...

Oscar on the Oscars: Episode III- The Real Deal

Oscar Kim Bauman, Living Arts Editor

February 14, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards, the second edition of the annual ceremony to go hostless, were a largely successful, if slightly awkward affair. During the night, the expected clashed with the unexpected, and the Academy’s stodgy past...

They Killed Mr. Peanut

Mia Levine, Scarlet Staff

February 7, 2020

January 22, 2020 will be a day that lives on in infamy, or so hoped the public relations staff of Planter’s  Peanuts. Mr. Peanut, the mascot for Planters, “passed away” on January 22 due to an act of self-sacrifice. ...

The Grammys Show They Still Have Work to Do

Matt Rushford, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

On January 26, the 62nd annual Grammys took place, with mold-breaking pop artists such as Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X taking home top awards. While the Grammys would like to view themselves as progressive after recognizing such pop icon...

“You Need To Calm Down” and Watch Miss Americana.

Mary Kelley, Scarlett Staff

February 7, 2020

I must first confess to being a Taylor Swift fan. I know all the words to all her songs, without a conscious effort to do so. While she is not my favorite artist, she is a constant in my life. Her journey in the limelight has be...

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