Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

 STRIVING FOR PERFECTION: The marching band prepares for their upcoming competition.

How HHS marching band perfects their craft

By Lindsey Steel October 21, 2021

It is often said that practice makes perfect. With its long hours and rigorous schedule, Homestead’s Mighty Mustang Marching Band is always preparing for their next show or competition. The band practices...

“you’ll be fine” is a musical masterpiece

Hot Mulligan touches on sexual assault, break ups, loneliness in new album

By Jane Park March 18, 2020

Recently, Spotify’s algorithm has recommended me to listen to bands like The Story So Far, The Wonder Years and Hot Mulligan. From there, I was hooked on to the variety of pop punk available that I had...

Demi Lovatos latest album is honest and transparent, easily connecting her personal experiences with those of her fans.

From ‘Tell Me You Love Me’ to ‘I Love Me’: Demi Lovato releases new anthem

By Andrea Sun March 9, 2020

When I was in fifth grade, my friend introduced me to “Heart Attack” by Demi Lovato. At the time, it was a catchy song with extremely high notes that I blasted for fun. But as time went on, 10-year-old...

With ‘Fine Line,’ Harry Styles brings the 80s back to your ears.

Adoring ‘Fine Line’

By Anika Karody January 2, 2020

The wait is over. Harry Styles’ new album has finally arrived, and I’m loving it. Having been a fan of his music since his debut with One Direction, I was very excited and anxious to see what this...

Soundtrack to my life: the irreplaceable meaning of music

By Andrea Sun December 18, 2019

I remember the first time I ever associated a song with a relationship: “For Good” from “Wicked.” My younger brother sung it for his elementary school performance and he walked around the house,...

British Singer Zayn Malik on stage

Floating on clouds of flowers

By Karla Agudelo April 14, 2016

The album “Mind of Mine” was a great start for Zayn Malik’s commencement of a solo career. Malik’s album was released on March 25 with a blend of “Frank Ocean and Usher,” according to the...

The 1975 knocks it out of the park

The 1975 knocks it out of the park

By Katie Snell February 29, 2016

F ollowing a smash hit, self-titled debut album in 2013, The 1975 is back for more success. Their second studio album, “I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It,” was...

The album cover of Rachel Platten’s newly released album, “Wilfire”. 
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Platten on track to go platinum

By Tara Sohal February 5, 2016

With a fiery punch and energetic lyrics, breakout artist Rachel Platten’s third studio album, “Wildfire,” was released on New Year’s Day. After many attempts of trying to make it in the music...

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2016: Catfish and the Bottlemen are in the process of recording their latest album. They’ll be playing music festivals around America and in Europe. 
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Five musicians to watch for in 2016

By Carla Gonzalez February 3, 2016

Catfish and the Bottlemen English alternative rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen is on the verge of something big, destined for notoriety among the likes of Arctic Monkeys and the Kooks. Their sound...

Released Dec. 4, 2015, Coldplay’s reportedly final album keeps entrancing audiences.
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Dream on, Coldplay

By Michael Huang January 22, 2016

Coldplay’s seventh album “A Head Full of Dreams” kicks off with a self-titled song that sets the tone for the rest of the album: upbeat, optimistic and happy. Having sold 236,000 copies in its first...

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