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#MeganMusicMonday: Festivals are a must-go

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 12, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

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...

BITTERSWEET COFFEEHOUSE BREWS UP TALENT AT OPEN MIC NIGHT

Hunter Morrison, Reporter

April 9, 2015


Filed under NEWS

A local Huntington coffee shop, Bittersweet Coffee House, has an open mic night every other Tuesday. The open mic nights are open to any singers, comedians and poets. Bittersweet employee Bridgette Kidd said she is proud to be a part of it the biweekly event. “We’ve had a really good turn out so ...

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”

“I got sick of class, started makin’ classics.”

William Izzo, Reporter

April 6, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Fans of hip-hop generally consider the genre’s birthplace to be in the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs. The sights and sounds of the Bronx are presumably 10 times as different as someone may find in Huntington. Though the people and experiences are different, elements of culture remain the sa...

#MeganMusicMonday: Festival lineups get graded

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

April 5, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

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...

COLUMN: The Tidal wave needs to be a big one for artists’ sake

COLUMN: The Tidal wave needs to be a big one for artists’ sake

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Recently purchased by Jay Z, Tidal, a high-quality music streaming service, announced its launch Monday with an extensive group of powerful A-list stakeholders. The service intends to bring music to fans and artists in a way that presents it in the way the creator meant for it to be heard. It also inc...

Defining my Appalachian identity

Defining my Appalachian identity

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

March 30, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, OPINION

Appalachian, as an identity, says so much more about a person than just the region they’re from or where they live. I returned Sunday from the Appalachian Studies Association Conference in Johnson City, Tennessee, with a more developed understanding of what being Appalachian means to me and says a...

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...

Ladies and everyone else, tell ‘em

Editorial

March 24, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The word “flawless” is arguably one of the most important in today’s popular culture. It has transitioned from a term simply expressing something without fault to an empowering declaration of personal strength and confidence. In a regular column about the effects of language on contemporary soc...

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...

#MeganMusicMonday: 8-tracks to character limits

Megan Osborne, Life! Editor

March 2, 2015


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

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


Filed under COLUMN, MEGAN MUSIC MONDAY, OPINION

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...