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Entertainment Radar Ep. 5 – “Trench” by Twenty One Pilots: Album...

Entertainment Radar is a new podcast from Greenville University, examining what’s new in music and pop culture! Stay tuned for new material!

Entertainment Radar Ep. 4 – Prince, Zedd/Shawn Mendes, Avril Lavigne

Entertainment Radar is a new podcast from Greenville University, examining what’s new in music and pop culture! Stay tuned for new material!

Shut Up and Dance: Walk the Moon Comes to St. Louis

Written by Regina Sanders. Media by Joey Clinton. “It really felt like we were walking on the moon, mainly because the crowd hugged you like...

Meet Mandy Pennington

Written by Erin Lobner. Media by Courtney Murphy. Let me introduce one of GC’s very own singer/songwriters, Mandy Pennington. She’s a sophomore Commercial Music and...

Albums That Should Be Interpreted Like Books

Written by Ben Casey. Media by Bekah Dothager. How many times have you sat down and listened to an entire album straight through? It’s a...

“Create Your Own Mythology” – Kristin Diable Album Review

Written by Andrea Martin.  Media by Stephen Hillrich. Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, it is quite unmistakable to hear the southern rawness within Kristin Diable’s...

Following the Latest from Bethel Music

If you have not heard the music coming out of Bethel Church in Redding, California, you have got to check it out. Really, I cannot imagine how you could have not come across them earlier, because they have been contributing to the world of Christian worship music for years.

Track by Track through Noah Gundersen’s “Ledges”

At 24 years old, Noah Gundersen is a songwriter not unlike many others, but so far ahead of the game. And his debut release has cemented himself as one of the great songwriters of our day.

How to Justify Your Fridays

Justin Timberlake is moving to “Take back the Night” from Miley Cyrus and her crew his new album the 20/20 experience – 2 of 2. He has inspired many people since his days with Nsync, especially GC student Crystal Belwood. Her love of Justin Timberlake influenced her to create the GC tradition, Justified Fridays. What started off as simple enjoyment became a weekly celebration of all things Justin.

“Accidental Racist”??

Written and Media by Austin Schumacher Racism. Wasn’t that something that the U.S. took care of back in the days of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks? I thought we were over all that jazz. Besides, I just went to see 42, the movie about Jackie Robinson. All that stuff about blacks and whites and all the hatred, that’s all done now, right? …….Right?? Wrong. At least, according to country artist Brad Paisley, it’s certainly alive today, and considering the firestorm that has been brewed on account of his new song “Accidental Racist,” I would have to venture that most of the country agrees with him. Now, exactly what Paisley is trying to say about that racism takes a slightly different slant than most people would think. Included on his newly-released album Wheelhouse, the song opens depicting a conversation that takes place between a customer and the man behind the counter at Starbucks. Taking on a bit of country ballad flavor, the Paisley claims that he only wants to show that he’s a Lynyrd Skynyrd fan by wearing one of their t-shirts, but “The red flag on my chest is somehow like the elephant in the corner of the south.” In the song, he claims “We’re still siftin’ through the rubble after one hundred fifty years,” and teams up with LL Cool J at the end to say that if the black man and the white man would just not judge one another based on appearances and things that happened generations ago, then maybe we could understand one another.

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