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Swift passes down stories of human condition on ‘folklore’

Former Sidekick editor-in-chief Anthony Cesario describes Taylor Swift's folklore as a

Anthony Cesario, guest writer

July 30, 2020

I went to sleep on July 22 following another uneventful day of social distancing and isolation; nothing to complain about, but nothing to be excited about, either. Then I logged onto Instagram the next morning and practically fell off my bed, because Taylor Swift had announced the surprise release of her eig...

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

Taylor Swift released her long-awaited album Reputation on Nov. 10. According to Nielsen Music, it sold 1.05 million copies in the United States in its first four days, already making it the biggest selling album of 2017.

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Over the years, Taylor Swift has been America’s sweetheart, gaining the adoration of millions of people as she transcended the genres of country and pop music with appeal to all ages. That’s why it was so surprising when, after three years’ silence, Swift released “Look What You Made Me Do”,...

Spotify gives artists benefits that transcend profits

December 17, 2015

By Amy Roh Student Life Editor @rohmyboat   You just broke up with your boyfriend.   In an effort to wallow in your sadness, you open Spotify in search of Taylor Swift, or perhaps even Radiohead to lull your woes away. You open up the music streaming service, but none of the...

Swift’s performance fulfills fans’ “Wildest Dreams”

Swift’s performance fulfills fans' “Wildest Dreams”

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

By Elena Gillis Staff Writer @elenamg24 ARLINGTON- “Well good evening, Arlington, Texas,” Taylor Swift began, after shocking the crowd with an elaborate performance of “Welcome to New York”, “In my opinion, there is no greater, or more beautiful sight in the world than 60,000 screaming people in Arli...

Adams’ 1989 sings a different tune

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Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015

By Elena Gillis Staff Writer @elenamg24   Taylor Swift has continuously proven herself to be a next-level artist, but what happens when established indie artist Ryan Adams puts his spin on it? Adams has taken Swift’s most recent album, 1989, and made it into a chilling collection of tracks with emotion...

Tweeters too quick to cry ‘racism’

Graphic by Rachel Buigas-Lopez.

September 9, 2014

By Sakshi Venkatraman Staff Writer @oompapa1 In America, it is a known fact, that even 50 years after the movements for civil rights, racism is still rampant on the streets of even the most diverse cities. Each day, people are put down and categorized unfairly because of the color of their skin;...

Upcoming year brings new promises in entertainment

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas.

January 10, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This past year, popular artist, Justin Bieber gave his dedicated fans exactly what they had been waiting for, a new album.  Teenage girls not only got gift from Bieber in 2012, but also Taylor Swift who released her new album Red.  But the music industry was not the o...

Swift paints the town red with new album

Swift paints the town red with new album

October 30, 2012

By Christina Burke Features Editor Behind the sparkles, theatric shows and extensive boy troubles, 22-year-old Taylor Swift has proven herself capable of capturing multiple audiences around the world. Swift has come a long way from her country music start in 2006 to create an almost unnamable genre of music that millions of peopl...

Unique mix of movies hits theaters Friday

February 28, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer A variety of movies hits theaters this Friday, including Dr. Seuss' The Lorax which features the voices of Taylor Swift and Zac Efron.  While this is mostly a family movie, Project X, which is rated R, also comes to theaters this Friday and is already the movie to see ...

“Sparks Fly” in Swifts concert

October 11, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer There were 20 songs, eight wardrobe changes and 50,000 people present on a Saturday night. These numbers do not even begin to explain what went on in Cowboys Stadium on Oct. 8. With thousands of people screaming in a pitch-black stadium, Taylor Swift appeared on a p...

CHS gets a break from school

October 6, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer This week, students at CHS will get a well deserved break from school. Students who have been working hard since August will celebrate with the first four day weekend of the year. Students will be receiving Friday, October 7th off for staff development and Monday, Oc...

CMA awards make for big country music night

November 11, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The 44th annual CMA Awards were last night, making for a big night in country music and a debut for a favorite Iron Man Actress. The awards were hosted by country music starts Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert, both of whom have won many awards in the past and to...