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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 15, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Mitski’s new album is unapologetically angst-ridden

By | Sep 2, 2018

Raw sincerity brings “Be The Cowboy” away from merely glum to unapologetically angsty and resonant.  

Review: Singles for the week of 8/31

By | Aug 31, 2018

 
BEBE
6ix9ine, Anuel Aa
Released Aug.

WATCH: New café offers coffee and adoptable cats

By | Aug 29, 2018

Across the room, a black kitten, Moira, balances on her hind legs, trying to reach a feather wand that a couple is holding just out of her reach.

Student awarded for lead musical role tackling identity

By | Aug 28, 2018

“. . . It blew me away because for the first time I felt like there’s a role written for me, and I’ve never really felt that before,” Saha said.

Review: Trap influences infuse party pop in “Sweetener”

By | Aug 27, 2018

“Sweetener” brings a much-needed, quirky energy to a genre in which it’s all too easy to pump out stale, predictable hits.

Review: Singles for the week of 8/24

By | Aug 24, 2018

“Home With You”
Liam Payne
Released Aug.

ICircus soars in jungle-themed end-of-the-year showcase

By | May 2, 2018

Each act had a theme that related to nature, with most performers adopting an animal persona that connected to their props.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/27

By | Apr 27, 2018

 
“Ball For Me”
Post Malone, Nicki Minaj
Released April 26
Republic Records
Post Malone masterfully constructs a dynamic rhythm out of morphing, gooey synth effects and structured beats.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/20

By | Apr 20, 2018

 
“No Tears Left to Cry”
Ariana Grande
Released April 19
Republic Records
Ariana Grande uses her signature belting vocals as accents, focusing instead on rattling drums and a synth that sounds directly inspired by old-school Madonna.

Theater incubator fosters competition between students

By | Apr 18, 2018

The plays competed for the Golden Egg first place trophy and the Silver Egg second place trophy, which were built by Theater Production and Design majors.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/13

By | Apr 13, 2018

 
“Pynk”
Janelle Monáe, Grimes
Released April 10
Bad Boy Records LLC
A staccato, sugary voice voicing heavily suggestive lyrics is a winning contrast.

Review: Singles for the week of 4/6

By | Apr 7, 2018

“Back Seat Driver (Spirit Guide)”
 
Bear Hands
Released April 5
Spensive Sounds
’80s synth and fuzzy vocals are a surefire combination, but Bear Hands relies too heavily on them to carry the song.