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Joe Zeman is a junior at OHS. This is his first year on the Magnet staff. Zeman is involved in soccer, tennis, concert choir and DECA. For work, he is a referee for both Park & Rec soccer and the Owatonna...

Lauren Kubicek is a junior at Owatonna High School. This is her first year on the Magnet staff. She is involved in many activites at the school inluding the Owatonna Dance Team, DECA, BBBS and Student...

Crystal Garza is a senior this year at OHS. This will be her second year on Magnet as a writer. In school Garza is involved in Key Club, Link Crew, and Young Life. Outside of school Garza has a job at...

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Magnet Staffer 2023-2024
Jayden Omangi
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Jayden Omangi is a senior at OHS this year. This will be Omangi’s second year in Magnet. He came back because he enjoyed his first year as a writer and photographer. Omangi is involved in Soccer, Deca,...

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Raeghen Murry
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Raeghen Murry is a senior at Owatonna High School. This is her second year being involved in Magnet. Murry is involved with Track and Field in the spring. She is also involved with her church and the youth...

Aurora Sim is a junior this year at OHS, and this is her first year on Magnet. Aurora enjoys writing, reading, and dancing. Outside of school she is in Just For Kix dance studio and The Studio in Kasson....

Eilish releases third studio album

The album cover of Billie Eilishs new album called “Hit me Hard and Soft”
Source: Label Darkroom and Interscope Records
Press Release Album Cover
The album cover of Billie Eilish’s new album called “Hit me Hard and Soft” Source: Label Darkroom and Interscope Records

Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter. She first received public attention in 2015 with her debut single “Ocean Eyes.”  She has released two studio albums, one live album, one video album, two extended plays, 33 singles and 25 music videos. This new album is called “Hit Me Hard and Soft.” This album came out on Friday, May 17. The genre of this album is synth-pop. This is her third studio album and there are 10 songs on it. According to Offical Charts this album is number one in the UK. 

This album is a little bit different from her other albums and many fans enjoy the change of sound. Sophomore Lauren Thurnau said, “I liked her new album a lot, it is different from what she normally does and I like that.This album is probably my second favorite.” This album mixes folk, rock and electronic pop in different ways which makes them different from her other albums and that is what makes people like this album. 

Eilish’s new album has 10 songs and a fan favorite is “CHIHIRO.” Sophomore Ethan Stearns said, “My favorite song right now from her is CHIHIRO. It is so good and it has been on repeat since it came out.” She chose the name “CHIHIRObecause of the 2001 movie “Spirited Away where the main character’s name is Chihiro. In 2019 with Vice Australia, Eilish said, “I owe most of it to “Spirited Away and Miyazaki.” This movie has inspired so many songs for her. 

Hit Me Hard and Softis Eilish’s newest studio album. Most people are saying that this is one of their favorite albums by Billie Eilish so far. This album has ten songs and takes about 45 minutes to listen to. It can be listened to on any streaming service. 

 

About the Contributor
Chloe Gfrerer
Chloe Gfrerer, Writer
Chloe Gfrerer is a sophomore at OHS. It is her first year in Magnet. She decided to join to improve her journalism skills because she has an interest in journalism. She also got told that it is a great experience to be a part of. Gfrerer is involved in dance and trap. She is also manager for the school's football team. During her free time she enjoys hanging out with her friends, reading, watching movies, and listening to music.