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Review: Adrianne Lenker’s songs

On Oct. 23, 2020, Indianapolis-born singer-songwriter Adrianne Lenker released “songs.” Lenker is most known for her role in the band Big Thief, and her latest release provides the same emotional lyrics and high octave vocals that prove time and time again to be a relentless earworm.   The album, “songs,” was born from a breakup and

Joyce Manor’s New Album Resurfaces Old Sound

In the closing week of May 2020, Joyce Manor, an emo/punk outfit from Torrance, Calif., surprised listeners with a raw and, for the most part, never before heard, full-length release of recordings from the band’s early years titled Songs From Northern Torrance. The record contains only recordings from Joyce Manor’s first two years of existence,

Student panel discusses sustainability in the pandemic and screens film

This past Sunday, Nov. 1, the Sustainability Steering Committee held a panel and screened the 2018 documentary “The Human Element” to start a conversation about sustainability during the pandemic. This was an opportunity for like-minded individuals to come together virtually and share their thoughts and concerns on the matter. The two-hour affair began with the

Senior recital inspires

Senior Spencer Bunch-Hotaling performs in recital. Photo by Pei Robins This past Saturday, Oct. 17, senior Spencer Bunch-Hotaling performed his student recital. It was a percussion performance with a wide range of instruments, all evoking strong emotional reactions from those watching. There were moments of peace and ambience during his performance accompanied by other times

Student vocal recital awes

Senior Samantha Gibson strikes a high note. Photo by Sebastian Evans. This past Saturday, Oct. 10, senior Samantha Gibson performed a repertoire of songs for her student recital. Though the performance space was empty, Gibson’s voice filled the stage and the ears of the limited number of attendees. Her first three songs exemplified her voice

Student Spotlight: Daniel Green

Photo of Senior Daniel Green Photo by Sebastian Evans Senior Daniel Green has been pursuing his love for music since he joined Studients of Lawrence (SOL) Studio his freshman year. There, Green said, he worked to further develop his music production skills and learned to use all the different equipment.  At the end of his