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Students during Covid – 19 Q&A with Kassandra Chadd.

Students During Covid – 19 have more than just a full load to deal with. Students have a full load when they take on school; exams, studying, assignments, extracurricular. They do all this while balancing a healthy life, and a job. Add in the pandemic, and it’s a whole new story. Continue reading Students during Covid – 19 Q&A with Kassandra Chadd.

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Students during Covid–19; Q&A with Sam Fauque

Students During Covid – 19 have more than just a full load to deal with. Students have a full load when they take on school; exams, studying, assignments, extracurricular. They do all this while balancing a healthy life, and a job. Add in the pandemic, and it’s a whole new story. Continue reading Students during Covid–19; Q&A with Sam Fauque

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Reviewing “Settle Down” by Kimbra

A lot of women my age (in their 20’s) start to think about their future as an adult and who they want to spend their time with, have children with. I’ve never heard of a song so direct, to the point. She wants to get married and have children and she’s telling him that to “Settle Down”. Usually we try to suppress this to not startle a man in his 20’s that feels like he has his whole life ahead of him as for women we feel like our time is running out. Continue reading Reviewing “Settle Down” by Kimbra

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Don’t Be Trashy at Music Festivals

In spite of the positive aspects of enjoying live artists and gathering with fellow music-lovers, there is a dark side that will undoubtedly cause major issues for the environment once festivals resume.  While wrapped up in the fun of an event, people may forget to be mindful of their negative effects on the environment.  This is a problem that must be addressed by environmentally-conscious individuals. Continue reading Don’t Be Trashy at Music Festivals

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Luxury Retailers on Social Media and The Hilarious Parody Songs That Follow

With all of these in mind, let us take a look at the lighter (possibly more comical) look at luxury brands with the following parodies of Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop”. Prepared to laugh in luxury!

Luxury retailers have set themselves apart from their competitors within the industry by having a fantastic product with all the ‘bells and whistles. Social media has impacted luxury marketing as social media has impacted brands of other industries and quality levels. Luxury brands have the same advantages and disadvantages as other brands when they utilize social media. Luxury customers have the same advantages and disadvantages as other customers regardless of the type of product. Continue reading Luxury Retailers on Social Media and The Hilarious Parody Songs That Follow

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Music E-Waste

Modern technology has made listening to music easier than ever before. In 1982, the first CD player was released, followed by the first version of the iPod in 2001. In recent times, it has become a common practice to use smartphones to listen to the radio or a music service, something that 87% of 18 to 29 year olds in the United States were reported as having done in 2016 (Anderson, 2016). Continue reading Music E-Waste

Orchestras During Covid-19

Orchestral music may have gotten its start around the renaissance in the 17th century, but it hasn’t lost its relevancy as a music genre. Current research from the Canadian Council of the arts, and Orchestra Canada shows an increase in revenue and attendance for orchestra performances between 2018 and 2019. However, that’s increase has ended with the rest of the music industry since the start of Covid-19. Continue reading Orchestras During Covid-19