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Album review: Did you know that theres a tunnel under Ocean Blvd

Album review: Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd

Addie Weggen, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

With the rise of “sad girl” and melancholy music, we need to pay respect to the woman who started it all, Lana Del Rey. Lana Del Rey is an alternative artist with one pop album and 8 alternative albums....

High School Era

High School Era

Stella DeLong, Feature Section Editor December 14, 2023

Dedicated fans and casual listeners both know that Taylor Swift is an amazing lyricist. Fans around the world use her songs to help them get through tough times, happy moments, heartbreak, and much more....

Revisiting ARTPOP, 10 Years Later

Revisiting ARTPOP, 10 Years Later

Chevy Palmer, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

Many people know Lady Gaga, international superstar, for her widely celebrated global hits, like Bad Romance (2008), Born This Way (2011), and Shallow (2018), along with many others. However, with...

Fall Playlist

Fall Playlist

Stella DeLong, Feature Section Editor November 27, 2023

A lot of people may just see music as something they can listen to year-round. Even though that may apply to some songs, I feel like there are categories for the time of year. There is summer music, winter...

This cover image released by Republic Records shows 1989 (Taylor’s Version) by Taylor Swift. (Republic Records via AP)

1989 Taylor’s Version

Stella DeLong, Feature Section Editor October 30, 2023

Taylor Swift, one of the most awarded artists of all time, has released ten studio albums throughout her career. In 2019, Scooter Braun bought and sold Taylors masters, which means she had no rights to...

A Relatable Billie Eilish Playlist

A Relatable Billie Eilish Playlist

DeLaney Hagens, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

Billie Eilish is a popular singer-songwriter, from Los Angeles, California. Her music has been a staple across not only the United States but many other countries as well.  Billie’s music has a broad...

5starr: How He Did That

5starr: How He Did That

Hayden Cortez, Staff Writer October 19, 2023

Everyone has different passions. Here at MHS Luis Padilla has one that is especially different. Some know him as Luis, but others know him as 5starr.Lui, the rapper. Rap is good music and 5starr intends...

Mother Mitski: An Album Review

Mother Mitski: An Album Review

Jaela Staker, Staff Writer October 18, 2023

The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We is Mitski’s 7th studio album and is produced by her longtime producer, Patrick Hyland. After she announced an indefinite retirement in 2019, fans thought Laurel...

Unreal Unearth Album Review

Unreal Unearth Album Review

Estella Bland, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 17, 2023

Though some of you may not realize, something historic happened on August 18th 2023. The musical artist Hozier released his third album Unreal Unearth. Throughout the album, Hozier explores concepts referenced...

Do People Look like the Music they Listen to?

Do People Look like the Music they Listen to?

Kaitlyn Ford, Sport's Section Editor October 5, 2023

According to a recent MHS survey, most students feel as if their music taste matches the way they look. However, 17 students feel as if they don't match the description. Here's a further look into them.  The...

GUTS Review

GUTS Review

Stella DeLong and Alexandria Galloway September 21, 2023

On September 8th Olivia Rodrigo released her sophomore album “GUTS''. As people who have been a fan of Olivia for a very long time, I was very excited to hear the album, and it did not disappoint. Her...

Mahayla: The Melody of the Newspaper

Mahayla: The Melody of the Newspaper

Alexandria Galloway, Staff Writer September 8, 2023

Alex Galloway, '25 Mahayla Martin is a senior at MHS.  Her gas station order: coconut redbull, funyuns, and gummy worms. “I am inviting, but on the outside, I feel I'm not the most inviting person....

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