Category: Arts & Entertainment

An Interview with Jordan Pries, owner of Electric Kitsch

An Interview with Jordan Pries, owner of Electric Kitsch

By Patrick Sohacki, Collegiate correspondent. Q: Where are we? A: Bay City, Michigan! The heart of downtown, 917 Washington Avenue. Q: Why a record store? A: For me, it was the best way to communicate with people that felt the same way I did. It didn’t matter whether we related on the same type of music, it was a place […]

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Missed Melodies: Cage the Elephant, Fleetwood Mac and more!

Missed Melodies: Cage the Elephant, Fleetwood Mac and more!

Tired of hearing the same old hits over and over? How about ditching that Spotify playlist and digging deeper into the back catalogs of talented artists? Collegiate staff share some of their top picks for great songs that deserve to be in the spotlight. ‘Spiderhead’ – Cage The Elephant By Kelly Winters, Multimedia Journalist. For anyone looking to add a […]

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Avril Lavigne keeps her “Head Above Water”

Avril Lavigne keeps her “Head Above Water”

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. Since debuting in 2002 with her debut album “Let Go,” Avril Lavigne has been able to capture a nostalgic place in many of our memories with her angst-filled, pop-punk anthems. For years, she had us jamming out to songs such as: “Sk8er Boi,” “My Happy Ending,” “I’m With You” and “Girlfriend.” However, after […]

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One year later: Grammys “step up” to include more female winners

One year later: Grammys “step up” to include more female winners

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. It’s been one year since the Grammy Awards’ president, Neil Portnow, famously said, “Women need to step up,” when asked about the lack of female nominations and winners at last year’s ceremony. Portnow has been called out by critics and fans alike for his comments by creating the viral hashtag #GrammysSoMale. When the […]

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Marshall Fredericks Museum brings “Creative Cardinals” to SVSU

Marshall Fredericks Museum brings “Creative Cardinals” to SVSU

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, located at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU), unveiled its latest (and one of the most unique) exhibitions yet with the “Creative Cardinals” exhibition. Unlike previous exhibits, the “Creative Cardinals” exhibit showcases work from both staff and students as they explore various mediums and techniques. “While I consider […]

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Top 5 for Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb. 15, 2019)

Top 5 for Valentine’s Day weekend (Feb. 15, 2019)

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. 1. To the worlds and beyond Every Thursday throughout February, 7 p.m. at the Delta College Planetarium, explore the solar system in ways you never dreamed of before. You will be transported from the burning sun to the ice-covered comets that decorate the vastness of space. In addition, you will get an up-close […]

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2019 Grammys deliver a mixed bag of moments

2019 Grammys deliver a mixed bag of moments

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. Straight off the heels of last year’s highly controversial 2018 Grammys, which seemed to highlight extremely apparent gender inequality in the system, the 2019 ceremony was supposed to be the redemption of the awards, featuring a number of women performers and awards. The Grammys did show promise when they announced their impressive lineup […]

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Top 5 for the weekend of February 8, 2019

Top 5 for the weekend of February 8, 2019

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. 1. Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Slytherins and Ravenclaws unite From Feb. 7 to Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., bring your wands to the Midland Center for the Arts to celebrate this hilarious parody of Harry Potter. “Potted Potter — The Unauthorized Harry Experience — A Parody by Dan and Jeff” tells the complete story of the boy with […]

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Missed Melodies: Kelly Clarkson, Kurt Travis and more

Missed Melodies: Kelly Clarkson, Kurt Travis and more

Are you tired of hearing the same old hits over and over? How about ditching that Spotify playlist and digging deeper into the back catalogs of talented artists? This is the segment where members of the Collegiate staff share some of their top picks for great songs that are out of the spotlight and deserve more airplay. “BUSY/SIRENS” — Saba […]

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Celebrities’ star status tips the political scale

Celebrities’ star status tips the political scale

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Recently, rap superstar Cardi B spoke out against our current president, Donald Trump. The rapper went on a detailed rant over Instagram live where she called out President Trump in regard to the government being shut down and his insistence on building a border wall. This was all aired to Cardi B’s millions of followers on […]

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