Aidan Vick

Aidan Vick (22C) is from Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, and is currently responsible for making the Wheel’s crossword puzzle and newsletter. Outside of the Wheel, he spends his time running 5Ks and obstacle races with other Emory students. He is majoring in English and enjoys heated discussions about literature, sports and fast food. Contact Vick at [email protected]

Don’t Glorify the Suffering of Your Favorite Artist

Trigger warning: This article discusses suicide, depression and substance abuse.  With the recent chart success of Juice WRLD’s “Legends Never Die,” it occurred to me that two of the year’s most popular (and best) albums have been posthumous releases from artists who died under the age of 30. Juice WRLD’s album, as well as Mac [...]

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Tame Impala Just Wants to Dance on ‘The Slow Rush’

Fitting given its Valentine’s Day release, Tame Impala’s fourth album, “The Slow Rush,” is sweet on the ears and uplifting to the soul. However, the album feels shallow at times, as the boldness of the production and extensive use of reverb gives some songs a feeling of intricacy that they don’t actually have. That feeling [...]

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The Grammys Are More Irrelevant Than Ever in 2020

Ayushi Agarwal/Asst. Copy Editor Awards shows are naturally going to draw scrutiny given how widely varied the tastes and experiences of their viewers are. And yet, it often seems like they’re doing everything in their power to attract as much negative attention as possible. The Oscars have already been a lightning rod for controversy given [...]

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A&E Staff Picks Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Mumble rap, increased representation of underrepresented artists, viral country collabs and streaming services punctuated the world of music in the 2010s. In honor of the impactful, beloved art of the past decade, some Arts & Entertainment writers share their favorite albums of the 2010s.    Courtesy of Universal Aidan Vick: “To Pimp a Butterfly” by [...]

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Symposium XI: A Showcase Worthy of Its Greek Namesake

Forrest Martin/Photo Editor Friday’s 40-degree temperatures weren’t enough to stave off the masses from Symposium XI, as eager students filled the backyard of the Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity house to see their peers perform. Symposium is an event hosted every semester by ATO and The Pulse, a student organization that supports artistic expression for [...]

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