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The Magic of Storytelling – A Folklore Review

The Magic of Storytelling – A Folklore Review

The Magic of Storytelling – A Folklore Review By HILEY KRESSE Taylor is back at it again. A short 11 months after the drop of her seventh studio album, Lover, Taylor Swift has released her eighth studio album, a surprise drop titled folklore. Written over quarantine, the 16 track album was released on July 24, […]

“It’ll Be Okay”:  Setting Stone Hosts Second Virtual Coffee House

“It’ll Be Okay”:  Setting Stone Hosts Second Virtual Coffee House

“It’ll Be Okay”:  Setting Stone Hosts Second Virtual Coffee House Article and Screenshot Photos By Waxy OXFORD, OH  On Friday, May 22, 2020 Talawanda High School’s Setting Stone Literary Art Magazine held its second virtual Coffee House on Instagram Live.  Recent THS graduate Betsy Philips hosted the 45-minute event and concluded with the comment “doing […]

Setting Stone’s First Instagram Live Coffee House

Setting Stone’s First Instagram Live Coffee House

Setting Stone’s First Instagram Live Coffee House By A. Weatherwax Oxford, OH — Setting Stone Coffee House host Betsy Phillips said, “the theme of tonight is technical difficulties,” but really the theme was talent as Talawanda High School students and staff took their bedroom and basement stages live at their first ever Instagram performance on […]

More Quarantunes

More Quarantunes

Tribune advisor Amanda Weatherwax asked students and teachers to send her a list of some of the songs that are helping them to get through the quarantine.  There was an overwhelming response resulting in two Tribune Spotify playlists: Quaranteens Quarantunes Songs suggested by Talawanda High School Students Music expresses that which cannot be said and […]

Quarantunes: Ten Songs to Survive Quarantine

Quarantunes:  Ten Songs to Survive Quarantine

Well, if you were to ask me two months ago how I thought this spring would go, this is probably the farthest thing from what I would have guessed. With everything that’s going on, it’s so important to find healthy ways to work through the roller coaster of emotions that is Quarantine 2020. Personally, I’ve […]

Tribune Tunes: Winter Vibes

Tribune Tunes:  Winter Vibes

Disgustingly In Love: Hiley Reviews Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

Disgustingly In Love:  Hiley Reviews Taylor Swift’s “Lover”

Taylor Swift has a lot to say. With recent projects like Reputation and Lover, listeners have gotten to hear a lot more of Taylor’s voice, rather than just hearing her make music for fun. The entirety of Reputation was Taylor sending a message to the media and to the world, and while it was kind […]

A Medley of Latin American Rhythms Sept. 13, 2019

A Medley of Latin American Rhythms Sept. 13, 2019

The Musical Program, A Medley of Latin American Rhythms, performed by local and distinguished musicians such as Doug Hamilton, took place in the PAC Friday, Sept. 13 during Sixth Period.  The Musical Program is part of the festivities of the  Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Celebration and is sponsored by […]

From Coachella to Beychella

From Coachella to Beychella

Article originally appeared in Talawanda Tribune’s Changing Perspectives Magazine, May 2019 From Coachella to Beychella By ABBY ZMUDA Famed pop singer, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter made history by being the first black woman to headline Coachella, one of the biggest music festivals around today. A year later, she celebrates by dropping a documentary of the experience on […]

Hiley’s Top Ten Songs of 2018

Hiley’s Top Ten Songs of 2018

God is a woman – Ariana Grande “God is a woman” is a song that pretty much everyone is familiar with, and it had a top-ten peak on the charts in 17 countries. I think I love this song for the same reason that most people love it, because it is a ballad about the […]

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