Representation At Music Festivals

Representation At Music Festivals

‘Tis the season for summer music festival lines-ups to be announced. And with festival announcements comes criticism about representation of women, people of color and LGBT+ identities. Each year festivals continue to place mainly CIS male acts on their lineups, seemingly forgetting about other identities that have just as great music. This week the British … Read More

The Digital Divide

Have you ever stopped to think about why your grandparents and parents always ask you tech related questions, or why they struggle to just Google something? There are even students across the US that also don’t have access to technology in classrooms- things most of us took for granted. The digital divide is defined as “the … Read More

Concert Survival Guide: Getting Ready

Concert Survival Guide: Getting Ready

Whether you’re about to attend your first concert ever, a general admission concert for the first time or you’ve been attending concerts for years, it’s great to make sure you’re fully prepared for a night of live music. Regardless of how many concerts you’ve attended throughout your life, sometimes you just don’t know how to … Read More

My 2017 In Concerts

My 2017 In Concerts

Concerts have been a major part of my 2017. While there were many more I wanted to go to, I still made it to a handful of concerts throughout the year. I spend so much money on concerts it’s probably unhealthy. This whole storing your credit card info in Ticketmaster is dangerous and promotes my … Read More

Fall 2017 Playlist

Fall 2017 Playlist

My favorite thing about music is how quickly it happens. Every day there’s new music to be discovered and it’s just out there waiting for you to find it. And the feeling you get when one of your favorite artists drop new music in an incredible feeling. For me this fall, those feelings came from … Read More

Waterparks “Made In America” Tour – Detroit

Waterparks “Made In America” Tour – Detroit

November 25, 2017 Saint Andrews Hall – Detroit, Mi For Indie Band Guru (Recap Post) Texas isn’t typically the place you picture a pop-punk band developing out of. Yet, Waterparks are one of the biggest rising names out there right now in the genre. Everyone who knows about their music is absolutely obsessed with it … Read More

Macklemore’s Gemini Tour – Detroit

Macklemore’s Gemini Tour – Detroit

Remember when I said Jon Bellion was the hypest show I’ve been to this year? Well, he’s been bumped down to number two because let me tell you about Macklemore live. I don’t know what I was expecting when I walked into The Fillmore (my favorite place in Detroit) on a cold November night, but … Read More

Jon Bellion’s Human Connection Tour Pt III – Detroit

Jon Bellion’s Human Connection Tour Pt III – Detroit

I fell in love with Jon Bellion as a performer this summer at AMP Live. As soon as he got off stage in June, I knew I had to see him again. The energy in that show was insane and got me on such a high that I wanted to chase again. Four months after … Read More

Note Card Story

First Draft Cesante dragged me to his room and sat me down on an uncomfortable chair. He began telling me about his trip to Las Vegas for his moms birthday. While his family was out gambling and drinking, he ventured over to a more thrilling part of the city. His 30 seconded jump down on … Read More

Advice For Younger Writers

Journalism major Mallary Becker gives her younger self advice on how to grow as a writer.