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Stomping on Classical Music Limitations, among Other Things with Dr. Gregory Walker

Stomping on Classical Music Limitations, among Other Things with Dr. Gregory Walker

Khulan Erdenechimeg April 8, 2022

Stomp! Stomp! An ever louder Stomp! On a breezy February evening, the old McNeil hall was blessed with a lovely performance in which the Rhodes Orchestra reminisced and reimagined many sounds. The setlist...

Staying Safe During Formal Season

Leven Greene March 8, 2022

Everyone already knows the drill: stick with your friends and don’t leave your drink unattended. With Greek formals coming up this semester, I wanted to give a few extra tips on how to stay safe while...

To All the Frat Boys I’ve Loved Before: A Comprehensive Guide to Dating Men in Greek Life

To All the Frat Boys I’ve Loved Before: A Comprehensive Guide to Dating Men in Greek Life

Anita D'vice March 8, 2022

Dear Anita, I’ve recently started seeing this guy from my bio class. He’s super sweet, the only problem is that he’s in a frat and I am very far removed from Greek life. Sometimes I honestly have...

Change in Perspective: Going to a Liberal Arts College

Izzy Wollfarth March 8, 2022

Editor's Note: I want to preface by saying I am by no means an expert on penal reform in any way but it is something that is new to me and I would love to share it with others who are like me. Growing...

Eleanor Ellsworth

Eleanor Ellsworth

Emma Knight March 8, 2022

Local Memphian, and Rhodes College student, Eleanor Ellsworth, '25, has always shared an interest in art- particularly in the style of semi-realism. Although always fascinated by art, Ellsworth only began...

The Band Camino Shares an Electric Reunion With Their Home City Before Setting Off on a Headline Tour

Claire Gruen March 8, 2022

“We’ve got hands and hearts and noses, so stop and smell the fucking roses!” the crowd roared as Jeffrey Jordan, co-lead singer and guitarist of The Band Camino (TBC), pointed his microphone at the...

When the Clock Strikes Midnight

When the Clock Strikes Midnight

Emma Knight March 8, 2022

After the twelfth chime of midnight from the old grandfather clock, chaos ensues. As if receiving pleasure from others' despair, neighbors (both adjacent and above) wreak havoc on my sleep pattern; and,...

​​Vitamin D Deficiency: The Silent Ongoing Pandemic

​​Vitamin D Deficiency: The Silent Ongoing Pandemic

Nowreen Sarwar September 21, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic had many degradations in the quality of human life: we were collectively deprived of proper nutrition, human connection, conventional education, employment opportunities, travel,...

The Abrasive Phenomenon of Slamming Doors and Pissing Off Your Neighbors

The Abrasive Phenomenon of Slamming Doors and Pissing Off Your Neighbors

Emma Knight September 16, 2021

Just like Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”, the sound of the beating heart (in this case constant door slams) are enough to drive even the most sane person mad. No matter the hour of day,...

Billie Holiday (left) and Lester Young (right)

Fine and Mellow

Khulan Erdenechimeg September 13, 2021

Today’s piece by Khulan Erdenechimeg recounts the fine and mellow musical romance between two of the best jazz artists of the past century, Billie Holiday and Lester Young. The Lady Day’s voice...

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Listen to this: the ten best albums of the decade (according to me)

Mat Diana, Managing Editor December 6, 2019

To mark an incredible decade for music, this is a special edition of “Listen to This” listing my ten favorite albums from the 2010’s. As a few disclaimers: this list is only in alphabetical order,...

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Listen to this: ‘Thank U, Next’

Mat Diana '20, Opinion Editor March 25, 2019

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....

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