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The Swift Touchdown: Love at First Sight

The Swift Touchdown: Love at First Sight

Alexa Decker, Writer March 5, 2024

One way or another, we have all heard of the singer/songwriter Taylor Swift’s relationship with Travis Kelce, the tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs. The famous couple have been together for six months...

Laufey’s audience isn’t composed of the usual Jazz listeners or the general established Jazz audience, but mainly young GenZ individuals.

Is Laufey saving the dying genre?

Shayla Nguyen, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

In recent years, Laufey Lín Jónsdóttir, commonly referred to as Laufey, has gained notoriety for her music. Being dubbed the “Savior of Jazz,” many are convinced that Laufey has brought Jazz back...

The radio is an iconic broadcasting service and always will be. However, will it keep up music-wise with the rest of our media and pop culture?

RIP to the Radio

Sarah Rowland, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Whether we can help it or not, the radio is dying. Of course, most people listen to the radio daily, but when was the last time you truly enjoyed listening to the radio? The radio that is never lacking...

What sets aside The Eras Tour from Taylor Swift’s previous tours is its ability to take you on a journey through the last seventeen years of her career.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour 

Estella McCormick, SPHS News Editor October 26, 2023

Taylor Swift. Whether you love or hate her, you can’t argue she is making music like no other, and a big part of her immense success is with her most recent tour, the Eras Tour. Much like her previous...

Old Broadway musicals being revived and put on the modern stage is a wonderful sight to see, as it brings a broader audience to the theater.

The Showing and Upcoming Broadway Excitements

Taliya Smart, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

It’s around the time for entertainment to take up the stage. Old, new, and improved Broadway musicals will be touring nationwide. Some of these musicals date back to decades ago and are now being revived...

Taylor embarked on this tour after the release of her 10th studio album, Midnights, in 2022.

‘Tis the Season to be a Concert-Goer

Maya Daly, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Concerts of summer ‘23 in Florida were top-tier. Over the course of the last few miserably hot months, a solid handful of extremely popular and talented artists came down south to perform. This year,...

Listen to our study playlist, made with the suggestions of @sphspress Instagram followers.

Do Music and Studying Go Together?

Sofia Hahn, Devils Eye Editor October 17, 2023

Students listen to music while studying for various reasons. One student recalls that music “helps keep [her] focused” while studying. Another student claims that music provides motivation to study...

Each day, there are approximately 54,785 visitors to Magic Kingdom.

Florida: Just One Big Theme Park

Taliya Smart, A&E Writer May 15, 2023

Synonymous with Florida are theme parks. Theme parks are some of the most magical and unique attractions in Florida. These parks are popular places to visit with friends and family to provide memorable...

Ms. Aucremann does a fantastic job at making “her classroom a creative environment for everyone,” said Alexus Phanphilathip.

The SPHS Eurythmics

Sarah Rowland, A&E Writer May 15, 2023

The thing that makes a class memorable is the teacher. Even if you aren’t fond of the subject, if the teacher is welcoming and engaging, the brief time you see them every day suddenly becomes a time...

Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour” is one of the most impressive spectacle shows ever performed and brilliantly showcases the greatest artist of this generation at the top of her game.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour!

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor April 20, 2023

“This night is sparkling, don’t you let it go,” Taylor Swift sings, looking out into a stadium of almost 70,000 people. Last Saturday, April 15th, Swift closed her long-awaited three-day run at Raymond...

2023 comes fully equipped with brand-new media to look forward to, such as new music, performances, TV shows, movies, and more.

Out With The Old, In With The New: Things to Look Forward to This Year

Sarah Rowland, A&E Writer March 6, 2023

We hear “new year, new me” constantly this time of year. Continuously making resolutions and empty promises come each January. While this mindset can be motivating, “new year, new me” typically...

[Phoebe] Bridgers is featured on the track “Nothing New” from Swift’s re-recorded album, Red (Taylor’s Version).

Taylor Swift and Her Impact on Rising Musicians

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor January 26, 2023

“She’s like the king of her craft,” says indie-rock musician Phoebe Bridgers in an interview on Charli XCX’s podcast, Best Song Ever, when asked about her favorite Taylor Swift song. “She's just...

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