The Sou’wester

Listen to this: ‘Thank U, Next’

Listen to this: ‘Thank U, Next’

Mat Diana '20, Opinion Editor

March 25, 2019


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Ariana Grande should have one of the easiest jobs in popular music. Her celebrity status, matched with the breadth of her vocal talent, should let her release chart-topping hits however often she wants. What makes this latest album, and her career over the last two years, so compelling is that she does ...

Listen to this: ‘Some Rap Songs’

Listen to this: ‘Some Rap Songs’

Mat Diana '20, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2019


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I know I am late to the party by reviewing this album more than two months after it was released. I could blame it on Winter Break, or the slowdown of album releases at the end of the year giving me less material. But at the end of the day, I would be lying if I said reviewing this album was not a top...

Record reviews: ‘Master of the Sun’

Record reviews: ‘Master of the Sun’

Mat Diana '20, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2018


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I was on the fence about starting this music column until I heard about the new Black Eyed Peas album. They are the lowest hanging fruit of the hip-hop scene, giving me the chance to start the column strong by ripping on another formulaic, forgettable album from a group whose relevancy is far behind t...

Advice from Alexandra: Balancing school work and social life

Advice from Alexandra: Balancing school work and social life

Alexandra Greenberg '20, Columnist

October 30, 2018


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Anonymous Advice seeker:” I have been having a really hard time balancing school work and my social life. I feel like I have to pick between doing school work or being social. I don’t want to lose my friends from not hanging out with them often enough, but I also don’t want to perform poorly in schoo...

Advice from Alexandra: Getting out of toxic relationships

Advice from Alexandra: Getting out of toxic relationships

Alexandra Greenberg '20, Columnist

October 4, 2018


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Anonymous advice seeker: “I feel like I currently have a lot of unhealthy relationships in my life and I’m not sure what to do. I want to make things better, but I also don’t want to lose the majority of my friends. I am a pretty shy person, and I don’t really like to confront people. What s...

Advice from Alexandra: Keeping in touch with your old friends

Advice from Alexandra: Keeping in touch with your old friends

Alexandra Greenberg '20, Columnist

September 26, 2018


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Anonymous Advice seeker:” A lot of my friends who lived in my building last year I don’t live by anymore and I don’t want to lose my friends because I love them but it’s hard to see them and I don’t know what to do. Like yes I can ask them to hangout but we just have such different lives its...

Advice from Alexandra: Finding your significant other

Advice from Alexandra: Finding your significant other

Alexandra Greenberg '20, Columnist

September 26, 2018


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Anonymous Advice Seeker: “How do I find a man outside of tinder or dating apps… all the boys I meet on tinder are trash and don’t want a relationship but I want a relationship and catch feels pretty fast lmao. Please give an introvert who doesn’t like to go up to random cute boys some advice...

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