Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ covers give Swift’s music new life

“1989” (2014) was perhaps Taylor Swift’s biggest step away from her country singer-songwriter roots and toward the world of pop. She collaborated with high-profile pop producers like Max Martin and Shellback to create hits including the chart-topping “Shake it Off” and “Blank Space” and showed that album sales are not necessarily a thing of the past.  “1989” sold almost 1.3 million copies during […]

Arts & Living: A semester in review

Finals period is quickly approaching, and we’ve reached the part of the semester when students realize just how much they didn’t get done in the past three months. Even studying all year, those final projects are bound to sneak up on you, and chances are, amidst all the assignments, staying updated in the arts and […]

Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’ video officially erases the goodie girl image

“Blank Space,” Taylor Swift’s new single and accompanying music video, which debuted on Nov. 10, and has already garnered over 15 million views on YouTube, indicates a clear departure from the artist’s classic “good girl” persona.  “You look like my next mistake,” she sings. Yup, Taylor Swift is officially cool now. What does this mean for the hipsters […]