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Indie Flavour: spring music updates!

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

April 1, 2016

Azelia Banks has just dropped a new mixtape...for free via download. It's titled “Slaz-Z.” She releases it after firing her studio engineer late last week under suspicion that he was leaking her new tracks. She took to twitte...

A rebuttal to Anthony Fanucci’s anti-marijuanna article

Eric Casey, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

At the end of last semester, our Wilkes University president of Student Government, Anthony Fanucci, wrote an opinion piece on why he thinks weed shouldn't be legalized. The title was “Clinton and Sanders misspoke on the realities of marijuana.” First of all, Hillary Clinton did not speak much about the is...

Politically Unapologetic: Rand Paul is out, but now who do I vote for?

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 8, 2016

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has dropped out of the Republican Presidential primaries. After a disappointing 5th place finish in Iowa with only 4.5% of the vote, it is now over. That leaves no one left on either side of the party...

Indie Flavour: My favorite songs of 2015 part 2

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 5, 2016

Here's part two of my favorite songs of 2015 in order! 51. “America's Sweetheart” ~ Elle King 52. “Hallelujah” ~ Panic! At The Disco 53. “Peanut Butter Jelly” ~ Galantis 54. “Wicked Ones” ~ Dorothy 55. “Could...

Indie Flavour: My favorite songs of 2015 part 1

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 5, 2016

Hey Colonels! The spring semester is well on its way. I'm taking this time to reflect back on my favorite song releases of 2015. There were many astounding albums and singles that kept me going throughout last year. I'll keep...

Double review: Slaves riding on Wavves

Eric Casey, Staff Writer, Music Guru

November 9, 2015

The name of the band Slaves may be off putting to some, but once you get past that point there's no turning back. Unless you're not into punk or lo-fi garage rock, then I guess you should leave. With their official debut album Are You ...

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