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SPILT INK: A bonus edition of The Tortured Poets Department containing the final track of the album, The Manuscript lies amongst the various extras included in the disc. This was the first bonus edition of the album released and contains a unique TTPD bookmark, The Manuscript magnet, embroidery patch, and photos of Swift.

Confessions of the Quill: Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department (Review)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2024

Eighteen years after the debut of her first studio album, music icon Taylor Swift released her eleventh album fittingly titled, The Tortured Poets Department, to overwhelming audience support and critical...

There are many literary references throughout Taylor Swifts large discography

A Mastermind: Taylor Swift’s Literary Leanings

Sophie Haque, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

Taylor Swift’s new album, The Tortured Poets Department, is being released on April 19th. As displayed in its title, this album is themed around writing, featuring a bonus song titled, “The Manuscript”...

OUT WITH THE OLD IN WITH THE NEW: The original CD version of 1989 lies next to the Rose Garden Pink Vinyl edition of 1989 (Taylors Version). This version of the vinyl was exclusively available on Swifts website for a limited time prior to the records release.

1989 (Taylor’s Version) : The Flops & The Bops (Review)

Sophie Haque, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Nearly a decade ago, in October of 2014, country music sweetheart Taylor Swift released her first pop album, 1989. This was a major risk, as she was known for her country music. The risk paid off and 1989...

SWIFT TAKEOVER: Exclusive Taylor Swift merchandise only available at AMC theaters upom the release of the film alongside homemade friendship bracelets. During the U.S. leg of The Eras Tour, making and trading beaded friendship bracelets became common practice at Swifts performances due to a lyric in her song Youre on Your Own Kid in which the bracelets are mentioned.

Ringing In a New Era: Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour Film is an Experience to Behold (Review)

Odessa Cruz, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

The glitter has settled after songwriter Taylor’s Swift’s epic 149 date North American leg of The Era’s Tour ended. In trying to get tickets, fans crashed Ticketmaster, spent astronomical amounts,...

These cookies are a sweet update to the Taylor Swift chai cookie recipe. The changes to this recipe make it delectable, with an original pairing of cream cheese and chai that makes these irresistible and unique.

Chai Sugar Cookies

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2022


WILDEST WINTER: Taylor Swifts ninth studio album finds home in candescent snowfall.

Dancing in a Snow Globe: Taylor Swift’s Best Winter Songs

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

The end of the year brings holiday cheer and never ending renditions of the same Christmas songs on every radio station. Despite the grip of Christmas music on department store speakers, some artists have...

Taylor Swift releases new album, Midnights. Carlisle Target sells out the whole rack

You’ll never sleep again: Taylor Swift releases Midnights

Myana Brown, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

In the past three years, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has blessed fans with six studio albums, two of which are re-recordings of previous works. On August 28th at the Video Music Awards, Swift announced...

PLAYING THROUGH THE YEARS: A fan’s collection of Taylor Swift album CDs, including Taylor Swift, Fearless (Taylor’s Version), Speak Now, 1989, Reputation, Lover, folklore, and evermore, is one of the many ways they show their love for the singer.

Home is where the heart is: finding solace in Taylor Swift’s legacy (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2021

Picture this: you’re 5 years old and your sister brings home Taylor Swift’s newest album Speak Now. You're ecstatic and you run to the cd player in her bedroom, where shortly thereafter “Mine”...

ON CLOUD 9: Taylor Swift is rereleasing her second album Fearless on April 9th.

Swift reliving an era through re-released albums

Kathleen O'Neill March 11, 2021

Taylor Swift has been releasing hits for over 15 years, starting in 2006 with “Tim McGraw.” Signed with Big Machine Records, she was not always given complete creative freedom. Now that she has been...

 In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas. Swift is releasing her fifth album on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.

Taylor Swift: 10 years in the making of a pop idol

Chaela Williams, A&E writer/editor November 4, 2016

Taylor Swift celebrated her ten year anniversary of her self-titled debut album on Oct 24. The country starlet-turned-pop icon has had a decade worth of five chart-topping albums, four massive world tours,...

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