Inspiration behind the inaugural music

Photo courtesy of Kirk O’Riordan Lafayette Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands Kirk O’Riordan has the responsibility of composing the soundtrack to today’s Presidential Inauguration. Only a select few were chosen to represent Lafayette during the inauguration. O’Riordan, a composer, conductor, saxophonist, and professor, will be sharing select original pieces performed by the […]

Lorde reigns

Photo courtesy of She’s only 16 years old, but her album couldn’t be more relatable. Lorde’s highly anticipated debut album Pure Heroin hit shelves this week. Mounting fame due to her hit single, “Royals,” the New Zealand alt-pop queen has become an increasingly popular name within the music industry. Pure Heroin delivers an exceptional […]

Rush is best sports movie this year

Photo courtesy of Imagine Entertainment Rush will definitely convert some moviegoers into Formula 1 auto race fans. It’s a straight-forward sports film with intense racing scenes that are exciting, dramatic, engrossing, and every other description that basically adds up to “awesome.” Director Ron Howard’s biopic Rush tells the story of the iconic 1976 rivalry between […]