If you catch yourself peering through a history textbook, you will undoubtedly find stories of the modern African American. From the days when Gone With the Wind was a reality to when an African American woman sat down courageously at the front of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, the trials, experiences and joys of African […]
One of the 10 rules that Nick Offerman revealed to a sold out audience at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on Friday, Feb. 8, was simply that. Eat more red meat. No explanation necessary. NBC’s Parks and Recreation star and founder of Offerman Woodshop recently decided that he had a lot to say to audiences after […]
You know the saying, “April showers brings new, interesting music.” That’s not it? Okay, well this month we heard a lot of new songs, a lot of old songs, and again, more Lady Gaga and Wiz Khalifa. Yet with the sun shining on this particular day of surveying students, we got PLENTY of songs from […]
It’s been two long months since we last found out what fellow students were listening to, and now we finally get to hear what new (and old) music they’re rocking out to on their walk to and from Wells Hall. This really has become the most interesting social experiment I get to test every month. […]
This month, I chose a different location for some samplings of student songs. The library is teeming with people the weeks before and during finals week, so I was sure I’d get some good responses. I was right, but after this third round of queries, I’ve learned a few things about students: 1. We have […]
November has brought us unexpectedly warm weather and sudden snow fall. Yet rain or shine, MSU students are always listening to music as they trek to and from class. I know I always want to know what they’re listening to, so once again, I’ve used my privileges as Arts & Culture editor to find out […]
Sitting on the bus, walking to class, riding down Farm Lane on your bike… Do you ever wonder what the person next to you is listening to? They may seem completely entranced in their music or they may be mouthing the lyrics. Or maybe, you can actually hear what’s blasting through those headphones. Either way, […]
By Alyssa Firth Jersey Boys, a musical based on the life of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, has just finished up with its run at the Wharton Center. I had an opportunity to speak with Michael Lomenda while he toured in Omaha, Nebraska last month. Born and raised in Alberta, Canada, Lomenda tells TBG […]
Have a listen to this month’s “homegrown” playlist by Arts & Culture editor, Alyssa Firth.
Ever been curious about what the guy next to you is listening to on his iPod? Perhaps he’s blasting those headphones and you can already hear it, but chances are, you never will. Here’s a peak at what some of your fellow MSU students are listening to. The list is varied, but if it’s someone’s favorite song, it must be good. Check them out!