Thump, Thump, Clap

by Jette-Mari Anni

Chances are, you just read the title in your head with thousands of feet stumping at once, followed by a united massive clap. There’s also a decent possibility it automatically repeated the sound in your head a few times with Freddie Mercury’s voice taking over, and now that song won’t leave your head for the next 24 hours.… Click here to continue reading!

The Blackhawks Offseason So Far

by Anthony Yench

A lot of people expected big changes from the Blackhawks this offseason. So far, they’ve been busy, as expected, but some General Manager Stan Bowman’s decisions have left some fans questioning the direction of the team. Here are some of the big talking points so far:

The 2020 Entry Draft

In the first round of this year’s Entry Draft, the Blackhawks selected left winger Lukas Reichel at #17.… Click here to continue reading!

TikTok – The New Record Store

by Jette-Mari Anni

TikTok, a short video app that has teenagers and young adults all the way to lawmakers, and even the President, going crazy (for different reasons), has taken over the entertainment world in the palm of your hand. You may have seen Gen Z using it for creative expression, and you might be like the many adults who don’t understand why or how TikTok has reached its popularity.… Click here to continue reading!

Music Review: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. VIIb:1

by Brian Clinkenbeard

Haydn is a composer who is well-known among music specialists, and certainly not unheard of in the general public; however, in both realms, he is sometimes dismissed as “That guy who wrote a lot of symphonies/string quartets”, or “That guy who wrote a symphony designed to scare people who had fallen asleep during the concert“, or, to paraphrase a Facebook comment I read a while back, “That guy who wrote dime-a-dozen symphonies, which are incomparable, both individually and collectively, to the mystical poetry of a piece like Berg’s Violin Concerto”.… Click here to continue reading!