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Fangirl One of the most nerve-racking things for me is buying concert tickets, especially for a big name artist. This past Monday, my nerves were high as I waited as person 200 in the queue to buy tickets to see Harry Styles on his upcoming

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JFK A group of obnoxious guys in my freshman science class in high school somehow found out my middle name and coined “John F. Kennedy Anne Frank Amelia Earhart” as a new nickname for me. I’m not really sure what you call a name that people

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Never Grow Up Growing up, my all time favorite movie was Peter Pan. I had birthday cakes that were Peter Pan themed, and I most certainly did not want to see Captain Hook on the trip my family took to Disney World when I was

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Flight The outside of my left wrist is adorned with a feather shaped treble clef. The meaning of the treble clef is probably quite obvious considering the section this column is placed in, but the feather—while undoubtedly cool for design purposes—has more meaning to me

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1969 Chevy This week in my Critical Listening class (my ears are killing me), we were tasked with analyzing all parts of a song that make up the entire production like equalization, compression, reverb, lyrics, etc. from the 1960s. It took me longer to actually

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Hoodie Szn This past Sunday I got to see one of my favorite artists live for the third time. I’ve been a fan of Hoodie Allen for about six years now after I heard songs off his All American EP for the first time on

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“Something Good Can Work” I’ve been feeling a lot of emotions lately, all stemming from a lot of different factors happening in my life recently. Usually I’m not an emotional person and when I do have them, I certainly don’t share them with the people

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Roaring 20s I have now been 20-years-old for 72 hours. The idea of it has started to ease up on me as the days progress, but has also brought upon a lot of reminiscing. This has been the first year that turning a certain age on

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Folie á Deux One of the first records I ever received was Folie á Deux by Fall Out Boy for my 17th birthday a few years back. Fall Out Boy, as harrowing as this may sound, has been a paramount band in my existence. When

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Frisson A few days ago, I read a study that those who encounter frisson—a french term meaning goosebumps or “aesthetic chills”—when they listen to music might be more emotional, have unusually active imaginations, and often seek out new experiences. I guess this is just something I’ve