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“Younger Now” At a Glance

“Younger Now” At a Glance

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

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Trending Now

“I swear to God, you are younger now than you were years ago,” said Miley Cyrus’ mom last Christmas, inspiring the title of her new album, Younger Now. Her first major release since 2013’s Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz, Younger Now illustrates Cyrus’ new musical style, and exemplifies how ...

Mean Girls is Heading to Broadway!

Mean Girls is Heading to Broadway!

Elizabeth DeLeo, Writer

September 29, 2017


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Mean Girls is back! Tina Fey’s cult-classic film will be heading to Broadway this spring. The musical will be performed at The National Theatre in Washington D.C. for its pre-Broadway run, which will be performed starting this Halloween through Dec. 3. The new shows will then begin previews on Marc...

Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Closing of 2017

Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Closing of 2017

Alyssa Bowne, Writer

September 25, 2017


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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


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

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


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

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...

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