“Swifties” find timelessness in her music

By Gio Battaglia For as long as she can remember, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) sophomore Kayla Krurnowski has been a Taylor Swift fan; a “Swiftie” . Even though she couldn’t relate to her lyrics, she knew Taylor had something special.  “I became a fan when ‘Teardrops… Read More ›

The struggle of gender identity

Zach Eberts is courageous.  Her courage comes from a life of struggle; struggle with identity and acceptance. Zach, who was born male says she always knew she was different. “I always kind of knew that I was not identifying as a… Read More ›

The return of live music

By Gio Battaglia After months of silence in the loudest and most intimate local venues, live music is coming back. Record Archive in Rochester is one of the venues where locals can now hear live music. The Backroom Lounge of… Read More ›

Stans: A look into Fan Culture

Since the Beatlemania of the Swinging Sixties fan culture has dominated the lives of youths. For many years pop artists have been able to create large fan bases through their upbeat melodies and catchy lyrics. These fan bases, more commonly… Read More ›

The Revival of Records

Located in Sweden Corners, a small store named Vinyl Record Revivals sits sandwiched between a Subway and a repair shop. The store, as the name suggests, is one of few in the area selling vinyl records. What sets this store… Read More ›