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  • Voice recital Jan. 26-27
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Brunch showdown: Ascension vs. Black Walnut Cafe (with video)

Brunch showdown: Ascension vs. Black Walnut Cafe (with video)

Deepti Patil, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

Sunday brunch, a time to spend with family and friends while leisurely munching on classic meals. From creamy eggs benedict to pancakes drizzled with syrup, The Sidekick staff members Deepti Patil, Aliza...

The early 2000s were a great time for rock, along with music in general, although for many high school students these songs may get lost in the new era of streaming. The Sidekick designer Josh Campbell highlights some of the best rock albums of 2001 two decades later.

Rock redux: The best of 2001

Josh Campbell, Staff Designer December 8, 2021

Modern rock isn’t the same as two decades ago, when it was in its prime at the top of the charts. 2001 brought on historical debuts and great music, but many of my peers haven’t heard of these...

Singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran released his latest album,=, on Oct. 29. The Sidekick communications manager Varshitha Korrapolu writes about how the album portrays different stages of his life through deep and meaningful lyrics.

Sheeran traveling through stages of life in latest album

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager December 6, 2021

As I stream English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s new album =, I resonate with the sense of maturity conveyed in the music even though I have not experienced the same life events as Sheeran. It is almost...

Singer Taylor Swift released Red (Taylor’s Version), the second of her re-recorded albums, on Nov. 12. The Sidekick editor-in-chief Anjali Krishna writes about how the album is different from the first recording and why it doesn’t have the same impact as the original from 11 years ago.

Swift is golden on ‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2021

Taylor Swift never forgets a thing. Not her scarf, left in an ex’s drawer with other things long passed, not the note on the door with a joke she made and not a new guy pulling out a chair for her on...

Tame Impalas Slow Rush tour: a time altering kaleidoscope of pop rock (with video)

Tame Impala’s Slow Rush tour: a time altering kaleidoscope of pop rock (with video)

Olivia Short, Staff Photographer November 30, 2021

DALLAS - The atmosphere buzzed with excitement. We nearly sprinted through the crowd, learning that day we had secured general admission tickets. Shortly after, we found ourselves entangled in...

Video: Starbucks fall favorites transitioning into autumn

Nandini Paidesetty, Staff Videographer November 5, 2021

Every year, Starbucks chooses around six drinks to feature as the “fall favorite”. In this video, The Sidekick staff videographer Nandini Paidesetty tastes four fall favorite drinks at Starbucks including...

Singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey released her latest album, Blue Banisters, on Oct. 22. The Sidekick staff writer Shrayes Gunna writes about how the album relays her embrace of her independence and femininity through the beautiful crafting of lyrics.

Del Ray embracing self on ‘Blue Banisters’

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

She once needed a man. She once needed a support system; someone to preserve the state of stability she cherished. But with a sudden rise to stardom, she soon embraced the majesty behind independence,...

Video: Fine arts teachers opinions on modern trends

Video: Fine arts teachers’ opinions on modern trends

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

What do teachers think of the transformation of different fine arts fields online and the influence of technology on these fields? Watch The Sidekick staff writer Yaamini Jois' video about Coppell...

Lord Huron’s fourth studio album Long Lost released May 23 and is composed of 16 tracks. Lord Huron’s recording studio, the Whispering Pines Studio, inspired the album with its vintage aesthetics and eerie clouded history.

Lord Huron searches for Long Lost familiarity in time’s blur

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor October 21, 2021

Familiar arias that sail and sink evoke nostalgic and melancholic emotions, unearthing distant memories never experienced, yet close enough to cherish. Introspective lyrics echo romance and heartache,...

American rock band Greta Van Fleet released its latest album, “The Battle at Garden’s Gate”, on April 16, its first music release since winning a Grammy in 2018. The Sidekick staff writer Olivia Short writes about how the album presents a revival of 1970s rock with a modern twist.

‘The Battle At Garden’s Gate’: an ethereal journey into rock

Olivia Short, Staff Photographer October 7, 2021

Light from flickering candles slowly illuminates the room. Soft notes from a piano are followed by a voice that rings through the silence, a beacon that calls out to any who listen. A siren that bewitches...

Singer-songwriter Clairo, Claire Cottrill, released her sophomore album, Sling, on July 16. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Anjali Krishna discusses the album’s wildly different style from Clairo’s first album, Immunity.

Clairo takes her time on ‘Sling’

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2021

Atop a mountain in New York, far away from the crammed city bedrooms implicated in Clairo’s typical bedroom pop, is Glen Tonche Studios. It is secluded, quiet, serene and inconspicuously beautiful among...

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