Album Review: Mendes Latest Strikes a Chord with Teens

By Kimberly Landeck, Production Manager Here’s to the struggles of being a teenager, of learning how to live while fighting down the endless pit of work from your classes. Here’s to feeling like “giving up but [knowing you] just can’t.” If you’ve ever trudged through a high school campus, you know what I’m talking about. But this is not just the words of one fellow … Continue reading Album Review: Mendes Latest Strikes a Chord with Teens

Album Review: 4 Your Eyes Only

By Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, released his fourth studio album 4 Your Eyes Only in December. The hip-hop album reached impressive positions on the charts, marking the achievement of Cole’s fourth number one album. The album contains songs reminiscent of Cole’s previous work containing intricate background vocals, captivating hooks, and striking lyrics. Cole began … Continue reading Album Review: 4 Your Eyes Only