Tracks of the Week: Gregory Porter, Langhorne Slim, Hippo Campus and more

Gregory Porter – “Be Good (Lion’s Song)” This song sounds straight out of 30’s jazz club, to the point where I feel like I can see it if I close my eyes. Each part of the song moves to its own beat. The piano, bass, saxophone, and singer all move to their own complementing beat,Continue reading “Tracks of the Week: Gregory Porter, Langhorne Slim, Hippo Campus and more”

Film Review: American Sniper

Chris Kyle’s journey through adversity was portrayed in a whirlwind of emotions in Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster film American Sniper. The film’s unique mix of cinematography, score, and excellent acting complimented each other in a way that allows the viewer to become fully immersed in the heart-wrenching story. American Sniper provides viewers with an in-depth lookContinue reading “Film Review: American Sniper”

BOUCHER: Tattoo stigma shifting

As a kid growing up in the early 2000s, the stigma associated with tattooed people always seemed to ring true. In pop culture and cartoons, tattoos represented the tough, deviant and sometimes villainous. Even when my class watched The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in grade school, the antagonist “Injun Joe”, was replaced with “Tattoo Joe”. MyContinue reading “BOUCHER: Tattoo stigma shifting”

Mac Walsh Trio Takes Battle of the Bands

On Thursday night, the McGee Hall left behind its identity as a place for theatre intermissions and occasional lunches and became home to loud, resonating music. The Battle of the Bands, once an annual tradition, was reinstated as an event to showcase the musical ability of Rockhurst’s most talented bands. The McGee was packed withContinue reading “Mac Walsh Trio Takes Battle of the Bands”