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Kaleidoscope concert enjoyed by everyone

By Alexa Garcia The 6th annual kaleidoscope concert occurred in the BFAC on Wed., Dec. 9 to showcase musicians at Batavia High School. This concert included performances from the band, choir, orchestra, and small ensemble groups. For this concert, musical

Halsey and the Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ preformance astonishing

By Alexa Garcia The hit song ‘Closer’ by Halsey and The Chainsmokers shot to number one on the charts for 12 weeks straight. On Sun., Nov. 20, Halsey and The Chainsmokers aroused the crowd at the American Music Awards with

Classic rock is forever

By Alexa Garcia As time passes, new genres of music form, but some people are still drawn to music produced 20 years ago. There is something about classic rock that entrances audiences to continue to keep coming back to it.

Q&A: Omerza’s experience at Blue Lake International

Ariane Omerza is a senior at Batavia High School. She has participated in the school’s band, choir, madrigals, marching band, jazz band, pit orchestra for musicals, and percussion ensemble. Recently, she was a section leader in marching band and attended

OPINION: Listening to music during class assists many students

By Alexa Garcia At the beginning of this year one of my teachers let us listen to music every day when were were given time to start our homework. A couple weeks ago, she took away that privilege because she

ISYM summer music camp is beneficial

By Alexa Garcia ISYM is a summer music camp held at the University of Illinois in Champaign Illinois that many people from our town (including me) attended over the summer. Most students that sign up do not know the other

OPINION: Karaoke’s benefits wide ranging

Every Thursday, I look forward to singing karaoke at Aliano’s in downtown Batavia. People often view karaoke as a way of socializing with friends at bars for entertainment. Even though it is fun, karaoke has numerous different beneficial traits. After

Top 13 artists you should be listening to

By Alexa Garcia When you are a musician you learn a lot about music. You learn to notice things about bands or certain songs that non-musicians may not understand. Nowadays, not many teenagers listen to music that was popular in