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Yeah, Usher electrified the Super Bowl

Yeah, Usher electrified the Super Bowl

Abigail Troth, Editor-in-Chief | February 16, 2024

When I first heard that Usher was going to be performing at Super Bowl LVIII, I was a little shocked. Maybe it was just me, but I thought that a halftime performance by Usher might have been much more...

Graphic by Abigail Troth.

The Grammy Awards were just fine, and that’s it

Abigail Troth, Editor-in-Chief | February 7, 2024

The 66th Grammy Awards kicked off on Sunday, Feb. 4, pulling in millions of viewers across the nation. And it was just alright. There was nothing stellar about the ceremony, besides a few historical moments...

Cartoon by Abigail Troth.

Action Required…

Abigail Troth, Editor-in-Chief | February 3, 2024

Audiences are slowly tuning out of awards ceremonies this awards season after issues of sexism and sheer boredom.

A historically lackluster awards season

Abigail Troth, Editor-in-Chief | January 30, 2024

With the start of a new year comes cold weather, new classes and, inevitably, awards season. The major awards ceremonies started off with the Golden Globes on Jan. 7, which notoriously received major...

The silhouette of a man appears in front of an illuminated signage advertising the New Orleans Book Festival on the New Orleans Book Festival on Friday, March 10, 2023.

2023 New Orleans Book Festival

Sean Smith, Photo Editor | March 13, 2023

Top 10 2022 Alternative Summer Anthems

Top 10 2022 Alternative Summer Anthems

Ben Milburn, SM2 Music Reporter | September 14, 2022

For this list I’m going to cover my personal top ten tracks released in the summer of 2022. For songs to be considered they’d have to be released between May 6 and August 22, the end of the Spring...

Carter’s Countdown: Top 100 Songs

Carter’s Countdown: Top 100 Songs

June 11, 2022

90. No Vaseline – Ice Cube: One of the greatest diss tracks to ever grace the planet of Earth. This song is about the fallout of the legendary group NWA and Ice Cube destroyed them. No Vaseline takes...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard hop genres on Omnium Gatherum

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard hop genres on ‘Omnium Gatherum’

Jessica Besnard and Jessica Besnard | May 4, 2022

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, a wonderfully erratic band known for genre-hopping and psychedelic rock, released their latest album ‘Omnium Gatherum’, which continues what their signature sound. The...

“The King of Harts”: Owen Hart’s legacy continues through inaugural wrestling tournament

“The King of Harts”: Owen Hart’s legacy continues through inaugural wrestling tournament

The Owen Hart Cup is a series of tournaments annually produced by All Elite Wrestling in direct partnership with The Owen Hart Foundation in honor of the late, great Owen Hart, continuing his great legacy. This...

Devmaccc celebrates another April 20 with his latest project

Devmaccc celebrates another April 20 with his latest project

Jeremiah Henry and Jeremiah Henry | April 27, 2022

Mississippi Rapper Devmacc has released his third installment to his famed four twenty series with the latest project, ‘Four.Twenty: Sessions 3’.  Dev’s latest addition to the ‘Four.Twenty’...

Father John Misty’s ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ swings into jazzy old Hollywood

Father John Misty’s ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ swings into jazzy old Hollywood

Jessica Besnard and Jessica Besnard | April 27, 2022

Father John Misty, also known for drumming in the folk band Fleet Foxes, released ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’, which feels like a love letter, with all its ache, sealed with a kiss. It is...

Pusha T returns with ‘It’s Almost Dry’, a potential album of the year

Pusha T returns with ‘It’s Almost Dry’, a potential album of the year

Koby Moore and Koby Moore | April 27, 2022

Last Friday, Pusha T dropped ‘It’s Almost Dry’ which is his follow up to the Grammy-nominated album ‘Daytona’. This album follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, excelling in its genre. The...

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