The Spectator

3 Recent Releases Worth Your Time

Jenna Ramsey

October 21, 2015

October has been an exciting month for me as a music fan. Three artists I am wildly into released new material, and each of the albums lived up to my (unreasonably high) expectations. Without further ado, please listen to the...

Oscar Watch with Scott

Scott Johnson

October 16, 2015

Welcome back for another week of Awards Season talk! I’m not sure what sort of formula and routine this column will take, but I will always be trying to make improvements (and you can always comment at the bottom for suggestions,...

Listen to This: Courtney Barnett

Jenna Ramsey

October 14, 2015

Every once in awhile, I get heavily invested in a young musician with promise and convince myself they’ll wind up with a full and impressive discography a few years down the road (so that I can then become one of those irritating...

And the Award Goes to… Oscar Watch with Scott

Scott Johnson

October 9, 2015

Keeping you informed on all of the years biggest movies and their standings in the Awards Season. It’s that magical time of year where each week at least one movie comes out that is going to be in contention at the SAGs and...

Listen to This: Best of the Year (So Far)

Jenna Ramsey

October 7, 2015

For this first installment of my new music column, I’ll begin with an important disclaimer: Aside from my self-proclaimed expertise on the experimental rock band Radiohead (which I’ve been obsessed-beyond-belief with since...

Bows Before Bros: A Guide To Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Bianca Sewake

November 30, 2014

The stroke of midnight on Black Friday is always lively with sounds--shop doors opening, people shouting and feet shuffling, cash registers ringing--sounds that mean the holiday season is here and that holiday shopping has begun....

Bows Before Bros: Back To School

Bianca Sewake

September 29, 2014

Another year, another wardrobe. Am I right? Welcome back to a new year, Redhawks! If you're reading this, congratulations! You have found the Spectator's weekly fashion column by none other than yours truly, which means...

Bows Before Bros: Get Spring Break Ready

Bianca Sewake

March 12, 2014

Can we just fast forward to spring break? (I wish). I’ll be road tripping it to Canada with my friends during our one week off. Just the thought of long, sunny days adventuring around is what's helping me get through dead...

Bows Before Bros: Springing Forward with Fashion

Bianca Sewake

February 12, 2014

I don’t know about you, but after getting what I wanted out of winter—the snow, and playing in it—I’m ready to burn all my sweaters. That’s right, I’m ready to peel off the multiple layers of coats on cardigans...

Bows Before Bros: Time for a Wardrobe Check-Up

Bianca Sewake

January 8, 2014

Raise your hand if you ever had a wardrobe meltdown of claiming there is nothing to wear despite looking at a closet full of clothes. I’m currently raising my hand. We all have been guilty of this at some point. This used...

Bows Before Bros: Shine Bright This Holiday Season

Bianca Sewake

December 6, 2013

I shine during the holidays. Literally. I can get pretty festive during this time of year. And by festive, I really mean sparkly. Maybe it’s all the pretty lights that are put up each year or the bells jingling everywhere—I...

Bows Before Bros: Word of the Year Becomes Fashionable

Bianca Sewake

November 22, 2013

Congratulations, Internet. You've managed to dominate the way we use language thanks to social media. A survey carried out by the Global Language Monitor revealed that the word 'hashtag'--referring to a system of labeling or taggi...

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