Taylor Swift captures attention with fifth studio album

allie brandl, staff writer

October 29, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Taylor Swift released her fifth album, 1989,  on Monday, October 27. Unlike Speak Now, Swift’s third album, 1989 features many more upbeat songs that portray Swift as less dependent on men. Of course most... Read more »

Young musicians will compete their way to the top in Battle of the Bands

julia ketcham, staff writer

October 14, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, News

Young, undiscovered artists in music will be performing this Wednesday, October 15, in the PAC at 7pm.   "Battle of the Bands is a showcase of all the talent in our school. Since the bands... Read more »

Blue Man Group takes the stage in Chicago

genna danial & julia ketcham, staff writers

October 6, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, News

Throughout the month of October, the Blue Man Group will be performing at the Briar Street Theatre in downtown Chicago.   The Blue Man Group, well known for being painted completely blue, wearing only black,... Read more »

Ed Sheeran lights up the stage at Chicago concert

danna tabachnik, staff writer

September 18, 2014

Filed under Entertainment

“I See Fire,” “The A Team,” “Lego House.” These are just some of the songs that Ed Sheeran performed on Tuesday, September 16 at the Chicago show of his first headlining tour.   The... Read more »

Coming to a theater near you

julia kuhn, bf graduating staff

May 27, 2014

Filed under Entertainment

You duck into a cool theater, escaping the repressing heat and the glaring sun outside. You sit in the plush chair and the lights dim as one of the many interesting movies of the summer comes on. Although... Read more »

Michael Jackson rises from the dead

danna tabachnik, bear facts staff

May 27, 2014

Filed under Entertainment

Looks like Michael Jackson has risen from the dead. Or, at least his vocals have. The King of Pop has once again released nothing short of spectacular with his new... Read more »

Bombay Bicycle Club’s new album is a success

nikos stroubos, news writer

May 12, 2014

Filed under Entertainment

As a band rooted in experiments, Bombay Bicycle Club’s new album So Long, See You Tomorrow is a captivating result of the band’s roots. So... Read more »

24 returns to TV

julia kuhn, in depth editor

May 2, 2014

Filed under Entertainment

Jack Bauer is back in action. The counter-terrorism agent from the long running TV show 24 returns to the small screen after a four year break. The show's series finale was in 2010, but 24 is returning... Read more »

Karmin’s album Pulses through speakers

sara pardej, editor-in-chief

April 22, 2014

Filed under Entertainment

Karmin’s new album will get your heart beating and your mind racing. The album, Pulses, features everything from dance songs, to rap, to heart-felt serenades. Karmin is best known for their 2012 hit song, “Brokenhearted,”... Read more »