The Parthenon

Getting right with Yeezus

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 19, 2015

I have a confession to make, and I’m finally ready to admit it. I like Kanye. A lot. And with Kanye appreciation came a general appreciation for hip-hop, a genre I was previously way too good for. Come to think of it, I’ve been way too good for a lot of things in my musical lifetime, and the f...

#MeganMusicMonday: Festivals are a must-go

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 12, 2015

As I sit here in the newsroom trying to recover from watching Circa Survive’s Coachella set via live stream, I am taken back to the sweet smell of dust and sunshine that permeates music festivals, and I cannot wait to experience it again this summer. Every music enthusiast needs to experience a music festival a...

#MeganMusicMonday: Festival lineups get graded

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 5, 2015

It’s here, y’all. Festival season is upon us. The lineups have been dropped (though we’re still waiting on some holes to be filled), and anyone who knows me well knows I’ve been contemplating how much money I can realistically spend on music festival tickets. This year’s lineups have made that ta...

#MeganMusicMonday: Women of punk rock

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

March 8, 2015

In honor of Women’s History Month, this week’s column is dedicated to all the ladies who used their musical powers to curb stomp the patriarchy. Honestly, this one’s a little much less of a musical analysis, but history is important in music! The Riot Grrrl movement is a facet of third-wave feminism tha...

#MeganMusicMonday: 8-tracks to character limits

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

March 2, 2015

February was an interesting time in the music world – Drake, Jack Ü and Big Sean all dropped new albums, and they’re all pretty freakin’ good (coming from someone who isn’t up to speed on the hip-hop scene). Of course these aren’t the only noteworthy albums or newsworthy happenings in the m...

#MeganMusicMonday: Best shows I’ve attended – Part 2

#MeganMusicMonday: Best shows I’ve attended - Part 2

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

February 23, 2015

Last week I started a top 10 list for the best performances I’ve ever seen. This week, I’m listing numbers five through one, which are much harder to put in some sort of hierarchical order because these performances were immeasurably good. 5. Jack White I have almost nothing to say about this one be...