• joshua lu

    Country Music’s High Horse

    Kacey Musgraves returns with “Golden Hour”

    April 5, 2018
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    In 2012, recent The Voice alum RaeLynn premiered her debut single, questionably titled “God Made Girls,” which to a liberal ear praises women for serving their husbands. “Somebody’s gotta wear a pretty skirt / Somebody’s gotta be the one to flirt / Somebody’s gotta wanna hold his hand / So God made girls,” she sings […]

    Sad Beautiful Tragic

    Talking Through Taylor Swift’s Latest Album

    November 15, 2017
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    On November 10th, Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album Reputation. The managing editor of A&C, Joshua Lu, and section editor Josh Wartel discuss the new album. Joshua Lu: Before I share my thoughts on the album, I should admit something: I’m just sick and tired of Taylor Swift. I’m tired of her as an […]

    mario’s new kingdom

    nintendo’s odyssey into the unknown

    November 8, 2017
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    Nintendo can’t help but switch things up. Look at its recent console history: The Wii, the first console to properly implement motion controls, was a commercial hit that bore no similarities in shape or design to its predecessor, Gamecube. The Wii U, a console that included a clunky, awkwardly sized gamepad necessary for playing, was […]

    Casually Cool

    Talking Through St. Vincent’s Return

    October 18, 2017
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    Joshua Lu: So as I was preparing for this discussion, I remembered an old article from The Brown Daily Herald that I copyedited a couple years back (“St. Vincent crushes Lupo’s with intensity in dynamic concert,” 3/11/15). As far as I know this is the first time The BDH or even Brown has discussed St. […]

    Shania Twain, Then and Now

    A Country Music Icon Returns

    October 4, 2017
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    2002 was a simpler time. George W. Bush was barely in his second year as president. The Iraq War was still in the distance. Taylor Swift was 13 years old, Beyoncé was part of Destiny’s Child, and Ashanti was being played on the radio. The majority of us were in elementary school. And 2002 was […]