Fall Out Boy – “Champion” Review

Fall Out Boy released the second track on their upcoming album “M A  N   I    A” and it is an uplifting summer anthem. Continue reading “Fall Out Boy – “Champion” Review”

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Harry Styles – Sign of the Times MV Review

Harry Styles finally released the music video for his debut solo single “Sign of the Times” this morning and it is has fans just as excited as when the song was released.  Throughout the nearly six minute video, Styles is seen floating above beautiful scenery in Scotland. Though it is a simple music video, Styles’ usual calm and soothing aesthetic is perfectly captured. Continue reading “Harry Styles – Sign of the Times MV Review”

Live Review – Call Me Karizma Emo Espresso Tour – Dallas – March 7, 2017

The line outside of The Prophet Bar was almost a block long as fans waited for doors to open for The Emo Espresso Tour.  After the release of his newest EP, Call Me Karizma went on his first headlining tour across the country. With his fast rise in popularity over the past year, tickets for Karizma’s show in Dallas unsurprisingly nearly sold out. Continue reading “Live Review – Call Me Karizma Emo Espresso Tour – Dallas – March 7, 2017”

GOT7 “Flight Log: Turbulence” Review

“After an exciting year of new music and a world tour, South Korean band GOT7 just made a comeback with the second installment of their “Flight Log” series, “Flight Log: Turbulence,” and they have already made it to the number 1 spot on the Billboard World Albums Chart. The 13-track album has a mixture of R&B influenced songs and EDM back beats. Even the slower, emotional songs have dance beats, making “Turbulence” a party album.” Continue reading “GOT7 “Flight Log: Turbulence” Review”

Agust D Mixtape Review

Kpop idol Min Yoongi released his highly anticipated, self-produced, self-titled solo mixtape on August 15 under the name Agust D.  His mixtape is different from the music that he puts out with his band, BTS (방탄소년단,) and he examines mental health issues not usually discussed in idol culture. In an interview with Grazia magazine, Agust D explained his new stage name. Agust D backwards is “Dt Suga,” with Suga being the name he goes by with BTS, and Dt standing for his hometown Daegu Town, South Korea.”

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callmekarizma – “Uninvited” Album Review

“Minnesota native callmekarizma released his new album Uninvited on April 28, 2016, which just happened to be his 21st birthday. The rapper’s album was produced by friends and current tour mates Stephen and John Gomez of The Summer Set.  Karizma is on the Stories for Monday tour with them until the end of the US stretch of the tour.” Continue reading “callmekarizma – “Uninvited” Album Review”

Biffy Clyro Big Weekend Profile

“BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is happening in Exeter, Devon this year and the lineup is exciting, as always. On the second day of the festival, East Ayrshire rock band Biffy Clyro will be taking on the “In New Music We Trust” stage. Over the course of the weekend, some other performers that will be on that stage are Panic! At the DiscoFetty WapCHVRCHES, and twenty one pilots.” 

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Dorms vs. Off Campus Living

The thought of moving into a strange building and sharing a tiny room with a possible stranger can be very daunting for many people but is living off campus really any better? There are 14 dorms on the main campus.  Entering freshmen are required to live in a dorm, unless they want to live at home and their home is a “commutable distance.” Living in a dormitory on the University of North Texas campus has its pros and cons.

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Causality is the Lack of Arbitration

 

             In Immanuel Kant’s Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, he explained the difference in several knowledge claims, and in the process tried to prove the existence of cause and effect. His views were that even though we cannot explicitly see the necessary connection of events, we know that causality exists. Kant’s theories are correct because the lack of causality would mean some events are random, which is not true. Random events are impossible; everything has a cause.

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Profile on Gabby Buerger

As she walked into the coffee shop on the square, it was obvious that she fit right in. Though it was pouring outside, the tall woman walked to a table with a huge smile on her face. She was wearing a black pair of Doc Martens, high wasted jeans, and an acid wash button up shirt, buttoned all the way to the top. Several tattoos peeked out from under her sleeves as she took off her raincoat and set her things down. She walked up to the counter and asked the cashier about every vegetarian or vegan thing on the menu.

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