The Wichitan

A day in the life: Samuel Frederick

Samuel Fredrick

April 29, 2020

Most students spend their free time hanging out with friends or binging Netflix, but Mass Communication Senior Samuel Frederick spends his free time creating his own music. With the passion for music and the motivation to be different from other rappers, he has already released three albums this year on...

Lil Uzi Vert has the braggadocios virus

Lil Uzi Vert

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

March 29, 2020

Philadelphia born rapper Symere Woods also known by his stage name, Lil Uzi Vert, has done it again with his new space-themed album, Eternal Atake. Eternal Atake is the second official studio album by Lil Uzi Vert following 2017’s Luv Is Rage 2, which was a commercial success for the rapper. The album ...

The Weeknd makes the wait worth it

The Weekend

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

March 29, 2020

Abel Tesfaye, better known by his stage name "The Weeknd," debuted his new album, After Hours last week. After Hours is The Weeknd's fourth studio album and his first studio album to drop in four years, with his last studio album to drop being 2016's Starboy. The Weeknd started production and recording of After Ho...

New Artist on the scene: Ant Clemons

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

March 5, 2020

New Jersey native Anthony “Ant” Clemons released his debut album Happy 2 Be Here this past Friday and while it might be his debut album Ant Clemons is anything but a stranger to the music scene. Anthony Clemons or “Ant Clemons” his chosen artist name, started making music in 2009 to deal with...

My awesome take on the awesome halftime performance

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer

February 4, 2020

This past weekend one of the biggest sporting events in the world (best one imo) took place with QB Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs making a comeback victory within the last 12 minutes against the San Francisco 49ers to win Super Bowl LIV. For the next couple of weeks (or until the XFL begi...

Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Christian Evans

April 17, 2019

Khalid Robinson, or Khalid as he commonly is known, released his sophomore album “Free Spirit", this past Friday. If not for its release date, “Free Spirit” would be an absolute contender for the album of the summer. Khalid collaborated with dozens of producers including Disclosure, Stargate &...

Conductor builds confidence through Heaven’s music

Midwestern Singers and Conductor Dale Heidebrecht close the concert with “Cells Planet by Erika Lloyd

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Parents and friends gathered in the Burns Chapel, April 4 to listen to the sweet melodies of the Midwestern Singers. Preparing for two months and meeting three days-a-week, the audience was serenaded at no cost with Stevie Wonder's top hits, "Superstition" and "Don't Worry ‘Bout a Thing." Con...

Faculty saxophonist, percussionist duo perform March 28

Faculty Recital: Rouge Two

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 1, 2019

The 51 members of the audience including student and members of the community patiently waited in Akin Auditorium March 28, for Andrew J. Allen and Gordon Hicken to begin their yearly faculty recital, Rogue Two. Rogue Two is presented by the department of music and was composed of four unique piece...

Caribbean Student Organization to hold Expressions on March 29

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Music will be playing, people will be dancing, and the food will be cooking on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Akin Auditorium. It's the biggest event the Caribbean Student Organization holds this semester and is free for all students. The CSO uses the event to help educate students learn more about...

Chartwells uses Rockbot’s music filter

Justin Garner, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Censorship sucks, especially when there’s not much justification for it.  In Maverick’s Corner and Starbucks, the Chartwells staff uses an app called Rockbot, with which you can request a song to be played. Here, many songs and artists have been labeled as “explicit content."  There are two...

‘Feed The Soul’ brings a soul-filled night

The guitarist Hazel, singing at Feed The Soul on Feb. 17 in Legacy Multipurpose Room

Andrew Murray, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Late in the evening of a cold Sunday, music could be heard from the Legacy Multipurpose Room with people gathered together to listen to soulful music to eat some great food and to win some prizes. All as part of Feed The Soul. “With Feed The Soul we try to incorporate food, music, and the culture,...

Mariachi band to hold meeting to gather members

Paige Champagne, Reporter

December 3, 2018

To gather potential members for a mariachi band, mechanical engineering freshman Kevin Muñoz will be holding a meeting in Apache in the Clark Student Center Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. “We’re still hoping that there are people interested," Muñoz said. Muñoz said his interest in mariachi has carried over ...

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