The Foreword

Getting into Music: There has Never Been a Better Time

Getting into Music: There has Never Been a Better Time

Nate Chinman June 11, 2021

People have been enjoying music for thousands of years and making it for even longer. Throughout history, music has influenced the lives of countless numbers of people in a variety of ways. Similar to...

Reading Untamed Changed How I See and Live My Life. Now it’s Your Turn.

Reading Untamed Changed How I See and Live My Life. Now it’s Your Turn.

Dani Jordan March 19, 2021

Untamed by Glennon Doyle was one of the top selling books of 2020 and so the last time I was at Barnes and Noble I decided to buy it. It had been recommended to me by multiple people and when Emma Watson...

Up-and-coming band Bears in Trees’ most recent EP, Keep Me Safe.

Bears In Trees: The Best “Dirtbag Boy Band” You’ve Never Heard Of

Hannah Schwartz March 4, 2021

In the age of social media and the internet, the way that music is created and consumed has changed significantly. It’s easier than ever to share your music with the world and connect with fans as an...

A promotional photo for the “lonely witch” remix of Swift’s lead single “willow”

Ranking the Highs and Lows of Taylor Swift’s Eclectic New Record ‘evermore’

Luke Chinman and Abigail Segel January 31, 2021
On evermore, Swift once again reminds us — as if we needed to be reminded — of her strength as a songwriter and a storyteller, only further cementing her legacy in music history.
The 10 Best Albums of 2020

The 10 Best Albums of 2020

Dakota Castro-Jarrett December 23, 2020

2020 has been a rough year in basically every conceivable way and the music industry has been no exception to this. Quarantines worldwide have kept musicians from being able to perform, causing many indie...

The movies original Polish poster. (Akson Studio)

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight: An Interesting Look into Polish Horror.

Jane Carpenter December 20, 2020

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight is a Polish horror movie that was released publicly in Poland in the spring and came to American Netflix on October 28 in time for Halloween. I ended up watching this...

Ariana Grande’s positions was released on October 30.

Grande’s ‘positions’ Is Fun, But Nothing Groundbreaking

Luke Chinman December 11, 2020

Expectations were high for Ariana Grande’s sixth studio album. This latest release follows the three most successful years of Grande’s career: two No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Hot 200, four No. 1...

Is The West Wing Still Relevant to American Politics?

Is The West Wing Still Relevant to American Politics?

Maya Shook November 3, 2020

On October 15, just a few weeks before election day, HBO Max released “A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote,” the latest television reunion and celebrity PSA about the importance of voting....

Estelle Getty, Beatrice Arthur, Rue McClanahan, and Betty White, the 4 main characters of The Golden Girls.

The Golden Girls’ Positive Take on Older Women and their Sexuality

Jane Carpenter November 1, 2020

The Golden Girls is a widely beloved sitcom from the late 80s and early 90s. There always seems to be a constant stream of reruns, and it has managed to remain pretty relevant in pop culture. Its comedy,...

Mindy (Ashley Park) and Emily (Lily Collins) in Paris. Mindy was one of the redeeming characters of the show.

“Emily In Paris” Was Awful. I Loved it.

Abigail Segel November 1, 2020

In the beginning of October, Netflix released the 10 episode show, Emily In Paris. It immediately became the internet’s favorite hate-watch. It seems that everything — the fashion, the characters,...

The Foreword Book Club: Aseroe by Francois Dominique

Bella Crum October 19, 2020

The Foreword Book Club is back! The first reading recommendation of the year is a fresh and offbeat novel as atypical as the circumstances of today, perfect for those looking for an immersive escape. Dominique’s...

Mulan in 2020: Worth a Watch?

Hannah Schwartz October 19, 2020

The new version of the beloved 1998 animated film Mulan was released on Disney+ last month, for a $30 fee. With a $200 million budget, the film has been widely anticipated, even as the chances of seeing...

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