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Streaming services are considering removing Yes music due to recent controversy surrounding his anti-semitic comments. (Photo taken from Yes Instagram)

Kanye West’s Music Should NOT be Taken Off Streaming Services

Jackson Ogden, Writer
November 29, 2022

  Separating art from artists has been a very hot discussion in recent years, and none bigger than recent  controversy surrounding Ye, formally known as Kanye West.    Most people are aware of the inappropriate, anti-Semitic and harmful statements Ye has said on various...

Photo courtesy of @taylorswift on Instagram.

Review: Taylor Swift’s Midnights is a Masterpiece

Maleigha Billings, Writer
November 9, 2022

  With the stroke of midnight on a late October eve, Taylor Swift brought fans on a “journey through terrors and sweet dreams,” with her new album, “Midnights.”  People are brought to the middle of the night for many reasons, whether it’s self-hatred, what ifs,...

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Review: Tyler Childers’ “Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?”

Maddy Bremer, Writer
October 19, 2022

  Tyler Childers–our lord and savior of country music–has released a gospel album.    “Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?” is a gospel-inspired triple album that sounds just like all the classic hymns you sang in church–until you read the lyrics. Despite...

Campus Band warm up before rehearsal. Photo by Ellen Beshuk

UMKC Forms Band Open to All

Ellen Beshuk, Writer
October 6, 2022

  For the first time ever, people outside the Conservatory have the chance to participate in a band at UMKC. No matter their major or year, students can join together to play music.   Campus Band counts as an elective class or extracurricular club. While the program...

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