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The Sounds of May and June

The Sounds of May and June

June 20, 2019

Well, folks, here we are, the end of our run as the primary writers for the Rampage music article. For the past school year we have consistently put out articles covering numerous topics in music. Howev...

Teachers in Tune

April 3, 2019

I know it's hard to believe, but teachers are people too. They have their own unique interests, but very rarely get the chance to show off their personalities inside of school. So, we at the Rampage...

The Sounds of February and March

The Sounds of February and March

April 2, 2019

February and March are a strange time of the year. It’s a time where the bitter cold of winter finally begins to transition into the cooler, beautiful weather of spring. As typical with transiti...

Can You Beat the Beat?

March 12, 2019

Have you ever been jamming out with friends or even all alone, and you know all of the words to your favorite songs? While listening to throwback jams, or even current hit songs you are sure to never miss...

Music: Therapy for the Modern Era

Music: Therapy for the Modern Era

March 12, 2019

Mental health and depression, in particular, been seen as a stigma throughout much of history. Many people have viewed those who suffer from these issues as weak. However, this is quite the opposite. The...

The Ways Music Moves Us

The Ways Music Moves Us

Gabriella Buttacavole

March 12, 2019

Have you ever been pumped up when a certain song pops up on your playlist? Have you ever turned on a sad song when you are going through a tough time with the hope of alleviating the pain? Have you been able to...

Duality in Music: Love and Heartbreak

Duality in Music: Love and Heartbreak

February 13, 2019

 Music has always been a pillar in entertainment ever since the first civilizations because of its power to captivate human emotion and it's relatable nature. Well crafted pieces of music have the abilit...

Sounds of December and January

Sounds of December and January

February 12, 2019

  Besides a few high profile projects sprinkled throughout the months, December and January have been fairly slow when it comes to music releases. Fortunately, we were able to round up a few al...

A Look Back at 2018

A Look Back at 2018

Isaac Palikodath and Cody Van Saders

December 20, 2018

Its safe to say a lot has happened in 2018. Honestly, it's probably incredibly difficult to keep up with every little thing that occurred. There was quite a bit of good, but also some bad thrown in there...

The Sounds of November: Album Reviews

The Sounds of November: Album Reviews

December 20, 2018

November, a month often associated with Thanksgiving. It’s a time where people show their appreciation for many facets of their lives. I know it’s a little late to talk about Thanksgiving, but we...

The Sounds of October

The Sounds of October

November 21, 2018

October, a month filled with spooks and surprises. However, one of the scariest things is this month is that a lot of established artists stayed relatively silent. We had a couple of features from these...

Rappers with Heart: Giving Back

Rappers with Heart: Giving Back

November 20, 2018

  As Thanksgiving grows closer, the importance of helping others and giving back becomes more relevant. Too often we see musicians that have the capability to help others promote issues on social media ...

Sound: The Heart of Horror

Sound: The Heart of Horror

Isaac Palikodath and Cody Van Saders

October 30, 2018

Film making is and always will be one of the most complex forms in media. From cinematography to special effects, there are a plethora of aspects that need to work together to make for a great movie. Soun...

Meaning Behind the Music: Materialism

Meaning Behind the Music: Materialism

October 11, 2018

One thing that’s been slightly underrated in modern society is the importance of a great music video. Of course, we have some videos in recent time that have given deeper significance to the song (the...

The Sounds of September

October 11, 2018

The month of September can be somewhat overwhelming for many students. It’s a time where school begins again, and everyone needs something to re-vitalize them for the new school year. This month was...