Ghost takes #1 for top current album sales

By Savannah Higley It’s not often that a metal band charts high. Swedish Rock/Metal band Ghost has risen from obscurity and ranked as Billboard’s #1 bestselling current album as of March 23 with their new album IMPERA. Ghost is a Swedish rock band originally formed in 2010. The band is easily recognized by their somewhat peculiar stage presence. The instrumentalists all wear identical costumes, featuring … Continue reading Ghost takes #1 for top current album sales

Beloved TikTok cat, Pot Roast, passes away

By Savannah Higley Pot Roast, a beloved cat on TikTok, passed away on February 16 of FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus). Pot Roast was a TikTok star and gained popularity from her owner publishing funny yet offputting videos, many of these videos playing off of the comments noting the cat looking particularly rough.  Pot Roast was adopted by her owner in 2014 on a college campus … Continue reading Beloved TikTok cat, Pot Roast, passes away

Ohio minimum wage increased by 50 cents

By Savannah Higley As of January 1, 2022, the minimum wage in Ohio has gone up by 50 cents. Before this increase, the minimum wage for non-tipped workers was $8.80. The minimum wage for non-tipped workers in 2022 is now $9.30 per hour. Tipped workers have received an increase of $0.25, going from $4.40 to $4.65. This is for workers over 16 years old who … Continue reading Ohio minimum wage increased by 50 cents

Seasonal Affective Disorder sufferers might find relief in Light Therapy

By Savannah Higley Many people experience what some may call “the winter blues.” But few know that there’s a form of these blues that’s much more severe, enough to receive a formal diagnosis. That diagnosis is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more commonly known as Seasonal Depression.  Seasonal depression is triggered by the changing seasons, most commonly spanning the length of winter. Though there is an … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder sufferers might find relief in Light Therapy

No Skip Discography? An Arctic Monkey for every occasion

By Savannah Higley Before the commercial success of their album AM in the mid-2010s, Arctic Monkeys was fairly well known in the alternative music scene. Their popularity exploded with the release of their song Do I Wanna Know? The album was a smash hit, but Arctic Monkeys has always been good. These Sheffield boys have been rocking since 2002. Their albums all have somewhat different … Continue reading No Skip Discography? An Arctic Monkey for every occasion

40 years ago today: Depeche Mode

By Savannah Higley October 5, 1981. Exactly 41 years ago. Rising New Wave band Depeche Mode releases their debut album “Speak & Spell.”  This is the first step in their rich history. Speak & Spell sets itself apart from their other albums with a different sound and style thanks to their writer Vince Clarke. Clarke quickly departed the band after the release of this album, … Continue reading 40 years ago today: Depeche Mode

ABBA returns after 40 years

By Savannah Higley Credit: ABBA Voyage September 2, 2021, Hit Swedish pop/disco group “ABBA” announced a new album coming early November, their first album in 40 years. “ABBA Voyage” is the title of the new album and it’s set to release November 5. ABBA also released two new songs titled “I Still Have Faith In You” and “Don’t Shut Me Down.”  ABBA’s approach to concerts … Continue reading ABBA returns after 40 years