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International pop songs to play on repeat
International pop songs to play on repeat
Vanessa Popescu, Designer • January 10, 2022

レモン - Lemon - Kenshi Yonezu As one of the biggest hit singers in Japan during the 21st century, Kenshi Yonezu’s song “Lemon”...

In typical Weeknd fashion, Abel Tesfaye dresses up and embodies a certain character in order to promote his album. For his previous album After Hours, he dressed up in a red suit and a heavily bandaged face. Now, he swaps the gore prosthetics for an aged version of himself, complete with wrinkles and grey facial hair.
Tune in to Dawn FM
Noah Barnes, A&E Editor • January 8, 2022

Rating: 9.2/10 The Weeknd delivers listeners with an immersive experience in his latest album, curated to imitate being trapped in a dark...

The Gramophone Award is given to the artist with the most votes in each category.
Vote for your favorite Grammy nominees
Dania Reza and Natalie Vu December 16, 2021

Nominations for the 64th annual Grammy Awards have been released to the public, and many students and teachers are excited to see the results....

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Dune movie: enough spice to go around
Madeleine Stigall, Features Editor • December 14, 2021

Dune, the 1965 science fiction novel, has once again captured a cult audience with the release of its movie adaptation. Dune, starring Timothee...

Students compare their Spotify Wrapped statistics. Users can view their top artists, songs, genres and minutes listened to, as well as a percentile that describes where they place among their top artists listeners.
Spotify Wrapped returns
Scott Shields, Christiana Ketema, and Sydney Gleason December 8, 2021

It’s that time of year again; as the temperature keeps dropping and the holiday season enters full swing, Instagram stories are flooded with...

The Color Guard practices in the parking lot. The team was rehearsing the opener of the show.
Mclean Winter Guard kicks off
Valerie Paredes, Reporter • November 23, 2021

As their fall season comes to a close, the McLean Color Guard is restarting their first real winter season since the beginning of the pandemic....

TheatreMcLeans rendition of Little Women took center-stage until November 21. The show featured a host of beautiful costumes and entertaining musical numbers.
Little Women: a comeback to remember
Hanna Boughanem and Akash Balenalli November 21, 2021

The March sisters finally took center stage at McLean High School, where audiences enjoyed TheatreMcLean’s long-awaited rendition of Little...

Kirsten Knight as Meg, Kiera Murphy as Beth, Franny Hemsley as Amy, Kirsten Tierney as Marmee and Kylee Majkowski as Jo run through Lewinsville Park during their Little Women publicity photoshoot on Oct. 14.
TheatreMcLean's "Little Women" marks big comeback
Saehee Perez, Makda Bekele, and Farah Eljazzar November 16, 2021

The auditorium has been transformed into a scene from the Massachusetts Civil War era. As the overhead lights dim, TheatreMcLean travels back...

Sheeran released a new album, Equals, through Asylum Records
Sheerans new album sports a vibrant red background and butterflies.
Ed Sheeran drops new solo album Equals
Zachary Ammar, Reporter • November 3, 2021

Ed Sheeran has now dropped his fourth solo album called Equals on October 29th, 2021. One song could be a ballad that has a significant meaning,...

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