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Northern Star Playlist: Bruce Springsteen

By Ginger Simons | August 28, 2019

"Blinded by the Light" was released Aug. 16, and now dads across the nation are reminiscing about the Bruce Springsteen tunes that provided the soundtrack to their coming of age. While Springsteen’s sound varies greatly from record to record, his albums...

“Blinded by the Light” is boss

By Parker Otto, Columnist | August 28, 2019

“Blinded by the Light” is a coming-of-age film with the music of Bruce Springsteen coursing through its veins and is easily one of the best films of the year, thanks to an undying sense of optimism and the how the film captures the evolution of teenage...

Springsteen’s hopes not high enough for new album

By Carl Nadig | January 14, 2014

Music enthusiasts can rejoice now that Bruce Springsteen released his 18th studio album Jan. 14, but don’t get too excited.“High Hopes” is everything a Springsteen fan expects it to be, and that’s where its main weakness lies. Nearly every song...

Don’t play it again Sam (or Mitt or Newt)

By Alex Fiore | March 20, 2012

With the Illinois Primaries wrapping up Tuesday night, the nation became a little more engrossed in the political season. During the countless baby-kissing, flag-waving and ticket-tape covered photo opportunities sure to follow as the campaign for the...

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