Nick DeRiso is UCR's assistant managing editor. He was named columnist of the year five times by the Associated Press, Louisiana Press Association and Louisiana Sports Writers Association during a lengthy career in the newspaper industry, and previously oversaw a daily section that was named Top 10 in the nation by the AP.
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April 2020 New Music Releases
As with so much else in our world right now, the coronavirus had a huge impact on the list.
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"If you could just shut the f--- up a little bit."