Music Review: Beyonce’s “4”

By Maddie Wright Special for The Squall In Beyoncé’s album 4 there are a variety of mature hit songs that express love in relationships that will make an impact on you to last a lifetime. Beyoncé is a powerful artists that has an interesting  a way to communicate and relate to many situations in her life that her listers are can relate to. Her songs in 4 are never a boring listen and never run short on making you want to listen more. Beyoncé is aiming for something challenging with…

Music Review: Lindsey Stirling’s “Lindsey Stirling”

By Bri Cannistraro Special for The Squall Who says music needs words to be amazing? If you do, listen to the Lindsey Stirling album by, well, Lindsey Stirling. She is a magnificent violinist with skill far that she puts into songs that no one could match even if they tried. She integrates other instruments into her work but her violin is what does the most amazing with it.

Music Review: Sam Smith’s “In the Lonely Hour”

By Erin Evans Special for The Squall New artist, Sam Smith, released his debut album In the Lonely Hour in 2014, and since then, six of his tracks have raced to the radio. The young artist of 22 blends pop and sentimental soul in a dramatic manner. Almost two years after the release of his first, professionally recorded full-album, this album is still popular. The album begins with an upbeat, electronically mixed song that tells listeners of Sam Smith’s sincerity. He belts that “I [Sam] don’t have money on my…

Music Review: Childish Gambino’s “Camp”

By Joey Hiser Special for The Squall Donald McKinley Glover, also known as Childish Gambino is a famous rapper/actor. He first started his career off as a actor, comedian and an a musician. He was born at an Air Force base located in California on September 25, 1983. Glover is currently 32 and is still active in the military as of 2002 until now. He grew up with two loving parents who took care of him and went to a local high school and went on to continue his education career…

Wings ‘n Things: The Next Hot Restaurant in Dexter?

By Steven Li & Ethan Stairs Special for The Squall Wings n’ Things is a small family-owned take out restaurant that is lost among Dexter’s many popular restaurants such as Aubree’s or Red Brick. Nestled on the corner of Broad Street, you could easily past it if you don’t pay attention but you better double back and stop in for some inexpensive and delicious food. As we first walk win, we were greeted by friendly cashier and a waft of delicious scent from the grill. You can immediately see how…

Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina provides true Italian food, relaxing dinner

By Abril Amacoria, Manuel Garcia, Jenniina Kortesalmi & Maddalena Pederiva Special for The Squall Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina is a modern and casual Italian restaurant located in Arbor Hills shopping mall. The owner and Italian chef Luciano DelSignore won James Beard Award three times and that’s why he’s really well known. The restaurant is mainly famous for their Neapolitan-style pizza, cooked in only 90 seconds at 900 degrees in our custom-built wood burning oven. None of us had been there before; however, we all knew it was gonna be a…

The Hidden Gems Reviews

By Blake Leonard & David Merz GRILLCHEEZERIE Grillcheezerie is a unique restaurant located in Ann Arbor. They have many different takes on an American childhood classic. The most signature item is the “S’mac N’ Cheese,” which is three cheese macaroni and cheese, between aged cheddar melted on Italian white bread. They also have very different tastes such as the Honey Apple Grilled Cheese which is a grilled cheese with sliced green apple, red onion, and dijon mustard. If you’re not feeling very daring the Grillcheezerie also offers classic tastes like…