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The Blue & Gray Press | November 23, 2017

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Taylor Swift

New Swift song points to possible album theme

October 26, 2017 |

By GRACE HOWIE

Contributing Writer

On Friday, October 20, Taylor Swift released her third single from her newest, sixth studio album, “Reputation.”  “Gorgeous” is a classic Taylor Swift pop song, the track is repetitive and simplistic making the vocals shine.Read More

Taylor Swift’s reputation: from America’s sweetheart to queen of the snake emoji

September 7, 2017 |

By RACHEL FINSTON

Staff Writer

Few celebrities are as image conscious as Taylor Swift. At twenty-seven years old, she is a multi-millionaire and internationally known celebrity. One might even call Swift infamous due to the polarizing public opinions surrounding her music and her personal life. Swift is known for playing the victim, or, is alternatively, America’s sweetheart.Read More

An inside look at putting together the annual fall PAC Big Show

November 30, 2016 |

By ZACH WOHLEKING

The University of Mary Washington’s Performing Arts Club Big Show took place Saturday Nov. 19, and Sunday Nov. 20, in Dodd Auditorium. PAC performed 20 dance numbers with many memorable and notable performances. The dancers kept the crowd engaged the entire time as they performed with energy, passion and enthusiasm throughout the entire show. The changing moods and tones from performance to performance also kept the crowd on the edge of their seat guessing what would happen next.Read More

Plugged In: Rabib Hasan’s playlist

December 3, 2014 |

By RUTH BORDETT

As a member of Divest UMW, Rabib Hasan, junior sociology major, takes a particular interest in serving as an activist on the University of Mary Washington campus.Read More

Taylor Swift continues to turn the music industry inside out

November 12, 2014 |

By MONA OSMER

Taylor Swift’s most recent breakup will not be made into a typical melodramatic love song, but it has created a strong ripple effect in the music industry.Read More

Open letter to Taylor Swift

November 5, 2014 |

Dear Taylor Swift,

Since the age of 15, I have been listening to your music. We’ve cried together, laughed together and I’ve been in denial about the way your songs seem to mirror how I feel about my life.Read More

Editorial: Taylor Swift changes the album marketing game

November 5, 2014 |

By BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

Regardless of how you feel about Taylor Swift, it is almost impossible to ignore her record-breaking success. According to Nielson SoundScan, Taylor Swift’s new album, released on Oct. 27, has had the largest sales week for any female artist since 2002.Read More

Taylor Swift Upstaged During VMAs: Kanye not crazy, just real, according to his blog

September 16, 2009 |

By BECCA POOLE

As is often the case,  MTV pulled together another outrageous awards ceremony this past Sunday in New York City. The show opened with a touching memorial to Michael Jackson by Madonna. Dancers then performed to a … Read More

Susannigans: Kanye's Ego Trip Getting Old Fast

September 16, 2009 |

BY SUSANNAH CLARK Editor-in-Chief

There are two types of people in this world: people that love Taylor Swift and liars.

Kanye West is a liar.

Along with every other living participant in popular culture, I too was appalled by hip … Read More