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100 Years of Honoring Journalism and the Arts

100 Years of Honoring Journalism and the Arts

Abby Anderko, Writer

May 16, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Current News, Features, Trending Now

“Honoring excellence in Journalism and the arts, for 100 years” reads the slogan painted in gold scripted letters that greets visitors of Pulitzer Prize website. Since 1916, when the first Pulitzer Prizes were administered, this award has been regarded as the highest honor in journalism and the arts. Started...

A Turn of Events

A Turn of Events

Christina McLaughlin, Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner Trilogy, The Divergent Series and many more are examples in the YA (young adult) book genre that showcase stories involving a savior and a quest.  This storyline has become a little overplayed as almost everyone knows about the vampires, zombies and other science ficti...

Lady Gaga Pays Tribute to David Bowie with an Exciting Grammy Performance

Lady Gaga Pays Tribute to David Bowie with an Exciting Grammy Performance

Jenny Loshiavo, Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Current News, Pop Culture

Lady Gaga preformed an unforgettable tribute to the world-known music icon David Bowie, this weekend at the Grammys. Despite Bowie’s unmatchable style, Gaga captured the best and most famous moments of Bowie’s life and celebrated them on live television. Just as the news of Bowie’s death hit the ...

Blink-182 in the Studio

Blink-182 in the Studio

Christina McLaughlin, Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

As announced on the radio station KROQ, Travis Barker, the drummer of Blink 182, has officially stated that the band is back in the studio. After the release of their sixth studio album Neighborhoods in late 2011, not much has happened as they have been on and off of hiatus. In late January 2015, the trio took a blow when sing...

“Say it Ain’t So”! Panic! and Weezer Collaborate

Tom Howley, Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Weezer is a name which most of us haven’t heard in awhile. Panic! At the Disco, however, is not. They’re both getting together and joining forces to pull as many ears as possible in their summer tour of 2016. Along their way, they’ll be buzzing right through our town of Holmdel, NJ, and making...

The Day is Dead but Tonight is Alive

The Day is Dead but Tonight is Alive

Hannah Olsen, Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Pop punk band Tonight Alive from Sydney, Australia has announced their new album “Limitless,” which is set to release on March 4. After the record is out, they will be going on tour around the United States and through other parts of the world to promote the album and expand their fan base. Sin...

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Briana Bowers, Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

All eyes were on Clark, a New Jersey suburb, when it became home for a weekend to some of rock’s greatest legends. An expansive grass lot, called Oak Ridge Park, was split in two, and soon filled by thousands of people, food, and rock n’ roll. One half of the field was packed with the vibrant...

The Negatives of Mainstream Music

The Negatives of Mainstream Music

Jamie Galyas, Managing Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Features

"But in all seriousness; I felt sad because music is supposed to inspire. It saved my life, this trash won't save any kid's life. In a world that is even scarier and with lives still worth saving, who will stand up and have soul? Disenfranchised to say the least." Pop- star Pink tweeted this to a fan on A...

More Than Just Taylor Swift

More Than Just Taylor Swift

Julia Aleo, Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour has been captivating the nation since the opening night on May 5 in Tokyo, Japan. The vibrant 2 hour show that Swift puts on has caught the eye of many- including other celebrities. Since June, Swift has invited a special guest on stage with her almost every night...

Pop Pope?

Pop Pope?

Annalisa Leite, World News Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Current News, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Pope Francis is continuing to make people smile whenever they hear his name. Instead of a homily or a new Catholic Church initiative, Pope Francis is reaching out to all people of every religion with one thing that all people have a love for; music. Pope Francis has collaborated in making a pop song...

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