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Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Closing of 2017

Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Closing of 2017

Alyssa Bowne, Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

On September 3, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 played its final performance, less than a month after the show announced its closing. Fans expressed their surprise and dismay throughout social media, but there are many factors that led up to the closing of The Great Comet. Many people did no...

Magic New Additions to Harry Potter

Magic New Additions to Harry Potter

Samantha Magistre, Writer

September 20, 2017


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Though J.K. Rowling released the final novel in the “Harry Potter” series in 2007, the critically acclaimed author has continued the series by releasing companion books. However, these new additions to the Harry Potter Universe have left many fans with one question: Is the new canon really necessary? Harry Po...

Defying Judgement

Defying Judgement

Alexis Santoro, Managing Editor, Current News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

     “Wicked,” a musical written to provide an interesting backstory to the classic “Wizard of Oz" is one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time. The musical focuses on the early life of the Wicked Witch of the West, and provides some explanation as to how she received the...

Taylor Swift: Back with a Bad Reputation

Taylor Swift: Back with a Bad Reputation

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief/Pop Culture Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

Taylor Swift is back with brand new music, and this time, she has a bad reputation. On Friday, August 25, Swift dropped her first single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” off her upcoming sixth studio album. The new album, titled “Reputation,” is set to be released on November 10, and Swift’s...

Miley Cyrus Returns to Her Roots with “Malibu”

Miley Cyrus Returns to Her Roots with “Malibu”

William DeMuria, Editor-in-Chief/Pop Culture Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

The 24-year-old former Disney Channel star has chosen to put down the foam finger and teddy bears in favor of a more laid-back look that is reminiscent of her country origins to begin her new era of music. With the release of her brand new single, “Malibu,” off of her upcoming sixth studio album,...

Katy Perry is “Chained to the Rhythm”

Katy Perry is “Chained to the Rhythm”

William DeMuria, Pop Culture Editor, Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

Katy Perry is back and better than ever with her brand new single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” which was released on Feb. 10. “Chained to the Rhythm” is Perry’s first single since the release of her promotional single for the Olympics, “Rise,” which was released this past summer. This so...

The Art of Dance

The Art of Dance

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer

January 20, 2017


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In recent years, I was promoted from a dance student to a dance teacher. In this transition, I have gained a lot of insight on the way dance helps shape a human being. Once I became a teacher, it was easy to see the way the discipline of dance forms the character of a young person. Looking back on my...

Spreading Joy with Christmas Music

Spreading Joy with Christmas Music

Stephanie Fragoulias, Writer

January 8, 2017


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A controversial question throughout the holiday season is when is it acceptable to begin listening to Christmas music? Some say after Halloween, others after Thanksgiving, while there are also people who think Dec. 1 is still too early. Regardless of when people begin listening to the seasonal classic...

“Dangerous Woman” at a Glance

“Dangerous Woman” at a Glance

William DeMuria, Writer

June 13, 2016


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On May 20, Ariana Grande released her third studio album, “Dangerous Woman.” Unlike her first two albums, “Yours Truly” and “My Everything,” the chart-topping superstar is revealing a whole new side of herself that her fans have yet to see. “Dangerous Woman” is an interesting comb...

The Problem with Mallory Dodge

The Problem with Mallory Dodge

Christina McLaughlin, Managing Editor

June 8, 2016


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It turns out there really isn’t anything wrong with forever, as long as you’re willing to fight for it.  Written by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Lux and Covenant Series’ Jennifer L. Armentrout brings to life one of her first young adult novels and hopefully not her last. Jennifer...

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