CCJ Reports

The 10 Absolute Worst Christmas Songs Ever

The 10 Absolute Worst Christmas Songs Ever

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Lifestyle, Lists, Local, Playlists

Christmas is a beautiful season with many tunes to help us make our days merry and bright. However, the holidays can sometimes be a mess. Much like a stressful Christmas dinner, these songs are neither holly or jolly. It can be said that these songs are a disgrace to the Christmas season. But don’t w...

A Playlist For A Cold Winter Night

A Playlist For A Cold Winter Night

Mahima Sultan, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under EngageCCJ, Playlists

Macon’s weather has changed drastically in the past couple of weeks as the winter weather has settled in. Listen to this playlist to brace yourself for the cold!

A Rainy Day Playlist

A Rainy Day Playlist

Mahima Sultan, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Playlists

Has the cold, rainy weather got you down this week? Here's a playlist to make the weather a little more bearable.

A Playlist For Your Halloween Gathering

A Playlist For Your Halloween Gathering

Chas Pridgen, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


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Halloween is fast approaching. That means it’s time for candy, costumes and parties. No party is complete without music and you need the right music to celebrate Halloween correctly. The quality of your Halloween playlist is of the utmost importance since the ambience of your gathering depends on it...

A Playlist of French & African Infused Hip-Pop

A Playlist of French & African Infused Hip-Pop

Ryan Weaver, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018


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“Black-Blanc-Beur” means “Black-White-Arab.” The saying has been around in France since the late 1990s when a highly multicultural French soccer team won their first World Cup. They were a team that was reflective of new French society. The French rap game is a perfect example to show the num...

The Ultimate Stargazing Playlist

The Ultimate Stargazing Playlist

Mahima Sultan, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018


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Macon’s Museum of Arts and Sciences hosts an event called "Sky Over Macon", which highlights the importance of reducing pollution in order to prevent the masking of the Milky Way’s natural cosmic rays. The next event is not until January 2019. But until then, go outside tonight and enjoy basking...

A Pump-Up Playlist for Game Day

A Pump-Up Playlist for Game Day

K.J. Lemoine, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Playlists, Sports

As the Macon Mayhem hockey season and Mercer Bears basketball season get underway, here are some pump-up jams to give you the energy to root your team to victory.

Women’s Empowerment Anthems

Women’s Empowerment Anthems

Camryn Jackson, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Playlists

This year has been monumental in the fight towards gender equality and the power of the female voice. The assembly of female empowerment from all different paths of life is finally coming into fruition and making an impact. Bask in the greatness of women with this playlist!

A Playlist for 24/7 Pride

A Playlist for 24/7 Pride

Aliyah Dorsey, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, EngageCCJ, Playlists

Atlanta Pride has come and gone but you can take all the beats and love of that day with you wherever you go with this playlist. All of these songs encapsulate what it means to be LGBTQ. Music has such a strong presence in the LGBTQ community and it is so important to recognize both the old and new ...

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