Arts & CultureMusic

Review: Best albums released this summer (so far)

As the summer nears its end, the Emerald looks back at some of the best albums released during the time of the year when car windows stay rolled down and music means everything. Displayed chronologically, these are the albums the Emerald thinks are must-listens for the summer of 2018. Kanye’s …

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Who were the winners and losers of the 2017 Grammys?

In a word, the 59th Annual Grammy Awards show was complicated. This year’s show was filled with both subtle and overt political protests, major snubs to what should have been obvious winners and plenty of Adele; it was overwhelming and genuinely entertaining. James Corden of Late Late Night on CBS, hosted …

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Emerald Recommends: The best albums of 2016

It’s likely that 2016 will be remembered as the year that proved no one is safe as David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen and so many legends passed away. But as strange of a year as it may have been, there were many great releases that powered us through. Emerald writers have …

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Opinion

Spotify has a “blank space” and it’s caused by Taylor Swift

To Spotify or not to Spotify? That is the question that music artists are facing today. Taylor Swift responded to this question in a big way on Nov. 3 by removing her entire music catalog from Spotify. Though she has gained significant attention from her choice, she is not the …

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Harvey: Beyoncé’s new self-titled visual album is too raunchy for words

Last month, Beyoncé spontaneously released a new self-titled visual album, in which every song was accompanied by a music video. There were many things that Beyoncé claimed to be inspired by as she was creating this unique album. Beyoncé said that the visual aspect was added as she thinks people are beginning …

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Opinion

Beach: Five ways that Miley Cyrus is doing it right

It’s no secret that Miley Cyrus has made a comeback this year. She has gone against the grain in almost every aspect of her career and, in turn, has gotten people talking and has resurrected her popularity. There are five main reasons why I believe Miley Cyrus is making the …

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ColumnsFootballSports

Paskal: What the world was like the last time the Huskies beat the Ducks

The beauty of college football is that every game is important. For teams like Alabama and Oregon that have national title aspirations, a single sloppy game that results in a loss could all but ensure that these goals will not be met. While this need for perfection can be frustrating …

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