Arts & Entertainment

Jasper Jams: Life is Good Playlist

May 2, 2014

You might have heard of a little song called “Happy” that came out recently. It has spawned viral videos of people dancing around the world, just passed 4 million in single sales and has held the top spot in the charts for weeks on end. Ring any [...]

Country Meets City at Jasper Days

April 29, 2014

New York City seems like an unlikely place for a country music concert, but this past weekend, Draddy gymnasium was the spot to be for country music fans. With performances from Brynn Marie, Craig Campbell and Kellie Pickler, the Jasper Days concert [...]

Jasper Jams: Why We Listen

April 7, 2014

     On the title track of his 2012 album “good kid, m.A.A.d city,” Kendrick Lamar questions, “If I told you I killed a n**** at 16, would you believe me?” Some listeners would treat this question as a lyrical device used to further a [...]

Jasper Jams: Nu Disco Meets Old Disco

March 27, 2014

For those of you who didn’t get the memo, the sounds of the 70s are back. With funk and nu disco revivals by Robin Thicke, Bruno Mars, Daft Punk and Pharrell, disco has came roaring back to the music scene. As many critics have duly noted, this [...]

Student Musician Brings Talents to MC

March 19, 2014

When asked what she liked to do in her free time, Samantha Bowers immediately responded with song writing. This makes complete sense after getting to know the sophomore transfer student who is better known by her stage name Sammy Rae. Bowers has [...]