Ben Schmitz
A&E Editor
Class of 2019

Articles by Ben

CT recommends: Shakey Graves

Few artists have the flexibility and consistent ability to amaze with their songwriting as Shakey Graves

WRUR delivers diversity in student taste and talent

Descending into the basement of Todd Union doesn’t feel how you might imagine walking into a radio station feels.

The most overlooked albums of 2016

From Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” to Bowie’s “Blackstar,” droves of acclaimed and platinum-selling records have been released.

‘HERE’ album reaches too far

Alicia Keys has returned with her first new music in four years with “HERE.”

’90s kids do more than just remember

UR’s premiere student-run cover band club No Jackets Required turned back the clock this past Friday in the May room with their Fall concert, “The Totally 90’s Show.”

Bon Iver drops ’22, A Million’

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon made it abundantly clear that he is a master of balancing between too radical and not different enough

Students escape boredom in UR Late Night event

It began with a small wooden box, and it wouldn’t end until we found a key.

Student DJ’s craft sates campus desire for EDM

The student-produced music scene here at UR is rather unique.

Friday Night Live spotlights performers of all genres

This past Friday’s performance featured Shawn Chen, who sang and played acoustic guitar to the tune of Ed Sheeran and Coldplay, among other popular artists.