The Concordiensis

Student musician releases album exploring the discourse of love

Rebekah Lindsey, Staff Writer

April 28, 2019

Student musician Alex Trousilesk ’21 has recently released an album entitled “Plasticlovedreams,” under the name ALEXVALENTINE. The allure and artistry of her voice interwoven with skillful production and guitar create a tran...

Schenectady’s Electric City Barn strives to connect communities

Mitchell Famulare, Arts Editor

April 28, 2019

This sping term, Professor Lorraine Cox in the Visual Arts Department is teaching her popular course “The Business of Visual Art and Contemporary Entrepreneurship,” where she elaborates on design-thinking and the various b...

Hinojosa explores consumerism with “All Mine” exhibit

Rebekah Lindsey, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Juan Hinojosa is a “green artist” who has recently brought his collection of collage work to the Schaffer Library. Hinojosa’s installation is entitled “All Mine” and is composed of about 15 pieces of work that he creat...

Why Coachella has turned into an overhyped, ignorant event

Mitchell Famulare, Arts Editor

April 18, 2019

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California kicked off its star-studded lineup this past weekend of April 12-15 and will continue from April 19-21. What has become a staple in California’s identity as a hub of e...

Student weighs in on the Mountebanks musical “Godspell”

Nathan OIsen, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

As the title implies, “Godspell” is an enchanting story about God, which is spellbinding from beginning to end. Of all the stories within the Bible, the play follows the journey of the disciples from baptism on through th...

Student releases EP exploring mental health and criticism

Rebekah Lindsay, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Raphael Sebastian ’20 creates and produces rap music and has recently released an EP on his Soundcloud, Swagman111, entitled “PHONEY.” His music is skillfully carried by his poetic sentiments and his sensational backtracks. ...

‘The Black Female Reality’: artist speaks on representation

Rebekah Lindsay, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Artist Delita Martin visited Union this past week to discuss her artwork in her lecture entitled, “The Black Female Reality.” Her medium is mostly based upon printmaking, but each one of her pieces is an intricate balance of mu...

Review: Drip king Gunna releases first solo studio album

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

February 28, 2019

“To drip is to be a king... to drip is to be a winner,” says Sauce Walka, the half of rap duo Sauce Twinz and alleged pioneer of the modern use of the word “drip” in hip hop. Thought to be a derivative of the slang te...

Opinion: Musgraves wins with ‘Golden Hour’

Nate Olsen, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Country music as we knew it, can have a very polarizing effect on people. The genre-defining twang of guitars, negative habit inspiring lyrics and yodel-esk voices have made countless generations develop an urge to either squ...

Artist talk unpacks Latinx identity for a new generation

Bernadette Bruu, Arts Editor

February 11, 2019

All art has source material outside its immediate subject. Sometimes that material is a universal human experience with love or nature, but other times it’s the legacy of colonialism in the twenty-first century. For artists Pablo He...

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