The Lariat Blog: Northwestern Week 2
BY ALYSSA FISHER I’m choosing to believe it’s not real. It can’t be. But unfortunately, it is. Wednesday marked the halfway point in the program here at Northwestern University. Sometimes it feels like I’ve been here for months, the time has truly flown. Even though they might not believe... Read more
Bon Iver Review
BY MICHAEL LLERENA Bon Iver’s 2008 debut album For Emma, Forever Ago was hailed as a masterpiece in the indie community. The record’s bare bones instrumentation and unrivaled ability to truly convey one man’s hardships would make the album a tough act for frontman Justin Vernon to follow. It... Read more
The Lariat Blog:The Montage Girls-Week 1
  BY KAYLA LOKEINSKY AND SARAH ROUSSELL We’re blogging together from the University of Miami summer journalism program. As we sit here in the newsroom waiting for our first articles to be edited, let’s recap our first week so far: Basically, what we do is we wake up at... Read more
Musical Chairs Blog: Best Of 2011-So Far
BY BROCK LANDERS Here we are, halfway through 2011, which has been an amazingly strong year for new music. Two thirds of my top ten could claim the number one spot in other years and my top four picks are pretty much a four way tie. I had to... Read more
  BY ALYSSA FISHER My first Lariat blog! After a week of frantically trying to meet 20-minute deadlines, I’m finally using the computer for my own personal enjoyment. For those of you who don’t know, I’m at Northwestern University’s National High School Institute journalism summer intensive. Also known as... Read more
  BY ALYSSA FISHER On June 2 AND 3, thousands of enthusiastic, country-clad fans gathered around Bank Atlantic Center, prepared to be blown away by country-pop princess Taylor Swift. After eagerly waiting months for her Speak Now World Tour, it was finally time to see what she had up... Read more
Review: Cults
BY JACK BRADY The band Cults self-titled debut can’t be easily summarized or accurately described in words. The only way to truly experience Cults is listening to the album in its entirety. Yet, such is its hypnotizing brilliance that even the hopeless task of conveying some shred of it... Read more
  BY MICHAEL LLERENA The New Jersey quartet My Chemical Romance rocked the halls of Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, May 17th. This venue was definitely an ideal one due to the fact that the building’s relatively small size provided the audience with a more intimate dynamic... Read more
Summer Game Preview

Summer Game Preview

Blogs May 18, 2011

  BY JACK BRADY As school winds down and summer begins, gamers can rest assured that there are plenty of promising releases to keep them occupied over the coming months. Here are just a few titles sure to attract attention and players worldwide this summer. F.E.A.R. 3: The F.E.... Read more
Are You Fan Enough?
  BY ALYSSA FISHER The Grammy Awards proved to be a memorable night for Lady Gaga; not only did she make the most dramatic entrance in an egg, she also broke a world record – with the help of her die-hard fans. E! Network set a Guinness World Record... Read more