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Students suffer at hands of inflation

Students suffer at hands of inflation

Nate Hunt, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Within the past few years, inflation has led to harsh, negative effects for many Americans across the country. Inflation has been on the rise since...

Letter to the Editor: Student voices concerns over advising

Letter to the Editor: Student voices concerns over advising

Austin Ford, Guest Contributor May 2, 2024

Dear Editor, As a non-traditional freshman transitioning to my sophomore year, I am compelled to share my concerns regarding our university’s advising...

Son of Johnny Cash to release his fathers posthumous album Songwriter on June 28.

The News Reviews: ‘Songwriter’ by Johnny Cash

Ben Overby, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

The announcement of a posthumous album by country music icon Johnny Cash has left fans divided about the ethics of releasing music the artist shelved during...

Taylor Swift released her 11th studio album on April 19, exciting fans with 31 new songs.

The News Reviews: ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ by Taylor Swift

Rebeca Mertins Chiodini, Photography Editor April 25, 2024

After what seems like a fortnight, Taylor Swift released her 11th studio album, and it’s got Swifties down bad. “The Tortured Poets Department” marks...

Live on Mountain Stage: Outlaws and Outliers released on April 19, offering listeners 21 tracks.

The News Reviews: ‘Live on Mountain Stage: Outlaws and Outliers’

Ben Overby, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

“Live on Mountain Stage: Outlaws and Outliers” is an excellent compilation of Americana music that does justice to the radio program’s 40-year legacy. The...

Beyoncés newest studio album Cowboy Carter brings discussions on what should be deemed country.

The News Reviews: ‘Cowboy Carter’ by Beyoncé

Ben Overby, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

Beyoncé’s divisive new album “Cowboy Carter” is an uneven yet satisfying odyssey through the scope of American music. I wrote a previous column...

John Moreland released album Visitor on April 5.

The News Reviews: ‘Visitor’ by John Moreland

Ben Overby, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

John Moreland, folk singer, released a surprise album on April 5. “Visitor” is a powerful folk-rock record and a return to form for the artist. Moreland...

Cody Jinks released new album Change the Game in March.

The News Reviews: ‘Change the Game’ by Cody Jinks

Ben Overby, Staff Writer April 4, 2024

“Change the Game,” the latest album from metal-singer-turned-alt-country-star Cody Jinks, is a subdued effort from a notoriously brash artist. According...

Graphic by College Heights Herald Commentary Editor Price Wilborn.

Defending DEI against legislative threats is vital to the future of Kentucky

Kentucky state legislators have put forth an attack on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) across the commonwealth’s public university campuses, failing...

Grande released her seventh album eternal sunshine on March 8. Photo by Emma Sheehan, usable under creative commons license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)

Ariana Grande’s ‘eternal sunshine’

Jakob Milani, Co-Editor in Chief/ Sports Editor March 14, 2024

It’s been 14 years since fans first saw Ariana Grande on “Victorious” and 11 years since the release of her debut album, “Yours Truly.” Now,...

House Bill 509 threatens access to public records

Nate Hunt, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

EDITOR'S NOTE: A version of this piece was published in our newspaper, as of March 12 the bill has officially passed the House and made its way to the...

The News responds: spring break measures on Miami beach

Scottlynn Ballard, Opinion Editor March 14, 2024

Spring break marks the arrival of some of college’s greatest things; most notably, a week-long vacation from the schoolyard routine. And while there...

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