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Coldplay colors the BOK Center

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Noah Estes

September 6, 2016

Coldplay performed at the BOK Center on Aug. 25 on their A Head Full Of Dreams Tour. Coldplay‘s success began with their first album, Parachutes, in 2000. Even after the release, many saw them as a trend that filled the void Radiohead had left when they began to move to a less radio friendly so...

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers review

Parker Acree

May 11, 2016

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, by Dorothy Kingsley, Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, was performed on May 6-8 by the BHS drama department. The play involves Adam Pontipee, played by Spencer Hayes, who sets into town to find a wife. Adam meets and marries a woman named Milly, played by Katie McCollum,...

Donald Trump, Sarah Palin Bring Energy to Tulsa Crowd

Trump speaks to a crowd in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Around 15,000 people attended the event. Jack Settle/MediaPrime

Alex Merrifield

January 21, 2016

It may have taken a while, but after a delay of over an hour, Donald Trump showed up to excite the crowd of around 15,000 at the Oral Roberts University Mabee Center.  The presidential candidate excited the crowd for about an hour, also bringing in former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin who...

Teacher Shortage problems continue

Teacher Shortage problems continue

Zachariah Schelin

December 3, 2015

It is a fact that Oklahoma's teacher shortage is a state-wide problem of recent years. While most see it as being relevant to teacher pay, it goes deeper than that, according to three Oklahoma state senators. "Teacher shortage is relevant to societal respect for teaching as a profession," State Senator...

Classic Album Review: Synchronicity

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Noah Estes

November 9, 2015

 Synchronicity was the peak of The Police's career. The Police is a British rock band. Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland formed the band. The band is regarded to be one of the first groups of the New Wave to achieve any mainstream success. The band has a large punk, reggae, jazz feel. The band...

Current Album Review: Chaos and the Calm

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Abby Turner

November 9, 2015

James Bay is a 23 year old acoustic alt-pop artist from Hitchin, Hertsfordshire. Bay is easily compared to fellow British artists George Ezra and Ed Sheeran, with similarity in raw lyrics and a gravely, alluring voices. Bay released his debut album Chaos and the Calm in March of this year. The album ...

Classic Album Review: The Stranger

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Noah Estes

October 22, 2015

The Stranger by Billy Joel was the highlight of the amazing musician's career. Billy Joel was born in 1949 and lived in New York during his childhood. This area contributed immensely to his music style, which was jazz as well as blues, though he also added a pop-rock flare to his songs. Joel's father w...

Current Album Review: Four Pink Walls

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Abby Turner

October 22, 2015

Alessia Cara, a 19- year-old R&B-pop artist, just released her first EP* (extended play) on Aug. 26 of this year. Alessia Caracciolo, Cara for short, is originally from Brampton, Canada. Four years before Cara signed with a recording label, she made a singing cover video on YouTube. The cover...

Changes required for Oklahoma Education to survive

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Parker Acree

October 20, 2015

Tax cuts will not fix any of our education problems. According to the Oklahoma Policy Institute, Oklahoma will soon commence a new regulation stating students who do not pass a reading test in the third grade will be held back. This is a good way to keep students with learning deficits from passing...

Current Album Review: Badlands

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Abby Turner

October 8, 2015

Halsey is a 20-year-old, New Jersey-born techno alt-pop singer who recently came out with her first full length album, Badlands. Her vocal range and control is incredible considering how young she is. Halsey's sound is a mix of Lorde and Lana Del Rey with a techno beat behind her. Halsey is actually...

Classic Album Review: Led Zeppelin IV

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Noah Estes

October 8, 2015

Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin is an album solidified in music history as one of the best albums of all time. Led Zeppelin was a British rock band from London, England. Led Zeppelin was very versatile as a band because they could go from singing folk rock to a more heavy metal sound. The band con...

Classic Album Review: Abbey Road

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Noah Estes

September 25, 2015

Abbey Road by The Beatles, simply put, is a masterpiece. The Beatles were a '60s band who launched into greatness almost instantly. They have made one of, if not the biggest, impacts on music then and now. The British rock band out of Liverpool, England, consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartne...

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