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The Courier

Killer Kuts: Yukeu - “Little Less Noise EP”

Killer Kuts: Yukeu – “Little Less Noise EP”

While Yukeu demonstrates immense potential for talent, his sophomore EP falls a little short on that promise.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
July 1, 2024
The Rise of a Midwest Pop Star: “The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess” Review

The Rise of a Midwest Pop Star: “The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess” Review

Chappell Roan is the name on everyone’s lips this pride month. And with the impeccable debut album, it’s easy to see why.
Bee Bishop, Editor-in-Chief
June 17, 2024
Demonstraters protest for a ceasefire at Michigan Avenue on Oct. 21.

More than A Viral Video: The Layers of Struggle Palestinian Journalists Endure

Palestinian journalists face unique challenges not just while reporting in deadly circumstances, but also through their mass media reception.
Areej Khalid, Staff Writer
June 3, 2024
Netflixs Damsel Movie Poster

Netflix’s “Damsel” Put Me in (Emotional) Distress

By the end, I was hoping the dragon would kill me too.
Marley Hamil, Staff Writer
June 3, 2024
“Rules of Civility”: A Post-Depression New York City Tale

“Rules of Civility”: A Post-Depression New York City Tale

“Rules of Civility” is Amor Towles’ first and lesser-known novel, but remains a captivating read, rich in characters and atmosphere. The novel’s success gave Towles the platform to produce bestsellers “A Gentleman in Moscow” and “The Lincoln Highway.”
Gabe Parker, Staff Writer
April 29, 2024
Killer Klassix: Midwest Blue - “Alarm Clock EP”

Killer Klassix: Midwest Blue – “Alarm Clock EP”

Given its more “independent” nature and very concentrated sound, the EP holds up against the very time it opposes thematically throughout the entirety of the album.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
April 8, 2024
Demonstrators hold Palestinian flags at a Nov. 12 protest on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Ill.

Selective Sympathy Amounts to Hypocrisy

Varying media coverage of international adversities suggests bias when it comes to demonstrating sympathy.
Areej Khalid, Staff Writer
March 4, 2024
Killer Klassix: The True Blue - 2017 Singles

Killer Klassix: The True Blue – 2017 Singles

While initially challenging, the band flourished under the challenge, further pushing the sound of alternative pop, and adding their own artistic flare to each track produced during the beginning of the year.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
March 4, 2024
A Girlie Girl’s Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy: “Iron Widow” Review

A Girlie Girl’s Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy: “Iron Widow” Review

Xiran Jay Zhao sets out to create a technological and fantastical world to explore feminine rage unapologetically. The result was a fast-paced thrill ride that made for an entertaining read.
Bee Bishop, Editor-in-Chief
February 26, 2024
Graphic by Sara Spampinato

A Million Faces: Identity Within The Aesthetic Movement

A look into how the internet has turned visual language and subcultures into a fleeting trend.
Kate Stuck, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024
Killer Klassix: The True Blue 2016 Singles

Killer Klassix: The True Blue 2016 Singles

In the case of The True Blue, the search for identity is somewhere between prose-driven lyrics and small, thematic melodies that parallel experiences in life.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024
The New Look: But What Are We Actually Looking At?

“The New Look”: But What Are We Actually Looking At?

An examination into the disappointing release of the Fashion House Battle of 20th Century France.
Kate Stuck, Staff Writer
February 19, 2024
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