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Jhené Aiko’s “Chilombo” Is Misused Talent

In preparation for the Grammys on March 14th, the Corral will be reviewing every Album of the Year nomination leading up to the awards.
Trey Williams, Managing Editor February 16, 2021

Jhené Aiko has been a rising R&B talent in the last few years. Aiko has been featured on songs by Drake, Childish Gambino, Big Sean, and many more. Despite a mixed critical reception, Aiko's latest...

Black Pumas’ Debut Album Plays It Too Safe

In preparation for the Grammys on March 14, the Corral will be reviewing every Album of the Year nomination leading up to the awards.
Trey Williams, Managing Editor February 11, 2021

Black Pumas are a psychedelic soul band from Austin, Texas. Their self-titled debut album is perhaps the most surprising nomination for Album of the Year. As the clear underdog, do Black Pumas impress...

Coldplay's

Coldplay’s “Everyday Life” is Heartfelt but Boring

In preparation for the Grammys on March 14, the Corral will be reviewing every Album of the Year nomination leading up to the awards.
Trey Williams, Managing Editor February 5, 2021

Coldplay, one of the most successful rock bands of the 21st century, has returned in 2019 with a double album titled "Everyday Life." This is their second album to receive a Grammy nomination for Album...

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Jacob Collier’s “Djesse Vol. 3” Is Too Much

In preparation for the Grammys on March 14th, the Corral will be reviewing every Album of the Year nomination leading up to the awards.
Trey Williams, Managing Editor February 3, 2021

Jacob Collier is a 26 year old musical prodigy. Collier can play basically every instrument and has perfect pitch. Jacob's pure talent has grabbed the attention of many musical greats across many genres,...

Dua Lipa's “Future Nostalgia” released on March 27, 2020.

Dua Goes Disco on “Future Nostalgia”

In preparation for the Grammys on March 14th, the Corral will be reviewing every Album of the Year nomination leading up to the awards.
Trey Williams, Managing Editor February 1, 2021

Dua Lipa is an emerging pop super-star, with massive hits like "Don't Start Now" and "Break My Heart" dominating the charts last year. Her 2020 album "Future Nostalgia", packed with hits, has been nominated...

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Taylor Swift Shines on “Folklore”

In preparation for the Grammys on March 14th, the Corral will be reviewing every Album of the Year nomination leading up to the awards.
Trey Williams, Managing Editor January 27, 2021

Taylor Swift's album "Folklore", released in July of 2020, is nominated for Album of the Year. Is this album worth a spin? "Folklore" is not like Swift's recent work. As a result of the pandemic, Taylor...

Ryan King coaches from the sidelines at the football game against Parkway South on Oct. 3.

Good fit for a King

Ryan King is named new head football coach for Parkway Central
Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2021

After ten years of being a member of the Parkway Central football program coaching staff, Ryan King is named new head coach after Mark Goldenberg steps down from the position. Ever since King started his...

Featuring artists such as Phoebe Bridgers, Kid Cudi, King Krule, and Joji. Design by Trey Williams

Trey’s Top 50 Tracks of 2020

Trey Williams, Managing Editor January 8, 2021

In 2018 and 2019 I listed some of my favorite songs of the year. Since this is the last time I round up my favorite tracks of the year, I thought I would go all out. Here are my top 50 songs of 2020.   #50:...

Jordyn Gegg pointing to the slide show during the presentation to the panel.

Repairing a National Monument

A group of students took first place in the Gateway Arch Annual Engineering Competition
Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

High school students are always working through hypothetical problems, but a group of Parkway Central students got the chance to solve a real life problem involving one of St. Louis’s most famous landmarks. Every...

Graphic by Abby Prywitch.

Thanksgiving celebrations during a pandemic

Families decide whether to host virtual or in-person celebrations
Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief November 25, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving might look different for some families this year due to COVID-19. This year, families have had to make tough decisions on what they want to do in regards to their Thanksgiving...

Hudson Cockerham (9) works with his teammate Lateef  Barrett (9) to perfect his wrestling moves.

Quick with their moves and quick with their minds

The wrestling season isn’t starting off normal but that doesn’t detour our team
Andrew Staggenborg, Reporter November 24, 2020

During, COVID-19 practices are different from previous years. Wrestling is a contact sport and the team would usually be on the mats practicing moves, but this year it is all about getting in shape. ...

Why is it important to support black-owned businesses?

Why is it important to support black-owned businesses?

With the recent attention to the Black Lives Matter movement, many are left wondering what they can do to make a difference. The answer is quite simple.
Maddie Hewgley, Reporter October 18, 2020

The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor brought renewed attention to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement this summer. With an issue systemically rooted and centuries old, young...

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