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Don’t get it twisted, respect that: In defense of fangirls

Don’t get it twisted, respect that: In defense of fangirls

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 21, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

When people ask me about my life plans or career goals, I have one answer: I’m going to fangirl professionally. As a potentially aspiring entertainment journalist (was that vague enough?), my dream job is to write about all the things I’m overly obsessed with every day. It’s a fairly extensi...

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Stop the track, let me state the facts

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Uncategorized

It’s barely April, but 2015 has been an undeniably great year for hip-hop music. With rappers headlining most of the major festivals, albums dropping out of nowhere and an incredibly popular television show based on the hip-hop scene, the work of some of this generation’s best poets and producers can o...

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

“Pitch Perfect 2” “Paper Towns” “Hot Pursuit” “Tomorrowland” “Aloha” “Spy” “Inside Out” “The Bronze” “Trainwreck” “Ricki and the Flash” These 10 films premiering this summer have something in common, something rarely seen in today’s film industry. Some are comedies, some...

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Disrespect us? No they won’t: A feminist analysis of Meghan Trainor lyrics

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 31, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

Meghan Trainor is an overnight superstar. In her breakout song “All About That Bass,” Trainor gives a doo-wop inspired tribute to vintage sounds and big butts. The bubblegum pop track went on to top 58 international charts, sell more than 6 million copies and Grammy nominations for both Record and...

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT RESULTS

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT RESULTS

Codi Mohr, [email protected]

March 24, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

Before a brief Spring Break hiatus, this column featured a showdown between the women of The Parthenon newsroom. In honor of Women’s History Month and inspired by Billboard’s Girl Group Week, we each drafted our own fantasy girl group. Each team took turns choosing a female artist to add to her u...

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

FANTASY GIRL GROUP DRAFT

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 11, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, Showcase

It’s all about the girls this week in celebration of Women’s History Month. Inspired by Billboard’s Girl Group Week, the ladies of The Parthenon decided to do our own Fantasy Girl Group Draft. Follow the action, and vote for the best group. THE RULES Each team selects one group member in e...

Changed the game with that digital drop

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 4, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

There’s not much comparable to the overwhelming feeling of seeing a beloved artist release new tunes out of the blue and trying to consume them as quickly as possible. In the past five years, the surprise album drop has become a frequent and welcome twist on typical music industry marketing tactics. H...

A tragic night for an Oscars stan

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 25, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE, OPINION

For anyone who knows me, it’s common knowledge that Oscars night is a religious experience. It’s like my birthday, Christmas and the Super Bowl all wrapped up as one perfect night of popular culture consumption. But the best night of the year was nothing more than a tragic trudge through the motions o...

Academy Awards predictions

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 18, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

The 2015 Academy Awards have been called unpredictable on several levels this season. Though the acting categories seem to be locked, the film categories are much more ambiguous. With no real front-runner, it’s anybody’s game for Best Picture and most of the other film categories. Regardless,...

Another Kanye think piece: Stop overthinking Kanye

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under CODINUNDRUM, LIFE

I’m not going to talk about Beyoncé. There is nothing more to say than what has already been said. She deserved to take home the award for Album of the Year, but the National Academy of Recording Sciences, which tends to gravitate toward the old-school studio way of production, chose another equal...