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Songs for the Philippines

Songs for the Philippines

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Music Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

On November 8, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the city of Tacloban in the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan is recorded as the biggest storm in history because of its 200 mph winds and 16 foot waves. As of December 4, the death toll is 5,632 citizens. Donations have been pouring in from everywhere around...

Taking the Internet by Storm

Taking the Internet by Storm

Julia Aleo, Writer

November 26, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

This is Daniel Alexander a 20-year-old student living in Texas.  He's been online since 2006 creating videos and music, things that people can enjoy and connect with. His music has been played on LASR, KZUU, Strange Waves and other college radio stations across America. His videos have also been shown...

Such a “Perfect Day” to Misunderstand Lyrics

Such a “Perfect Day” to Misunderstand Lyrics

Jamie Galyas, Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Features

On October 28th, 2013 the day following the death of rock- pioneer Lou Reed, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of the Vatican decided to honor Reed by tweeting his “heartfelt” lyrics. Reed’s life was full of making music, with his most popular song “Take a Walk on the Wild Side,” and being lead singe...

“Word of Mouth” Is Bringing the Pop November Craves

“Word of Mouth” Is Bringing the Pop November Craves

Trinity Day, Writer

October 31, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

The Wanted, an English-Irish boy band, are coming back into the spotlight with their new album “Word of Mouth” coming out November 4, 2013. The members of the band are Max George, Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness, Siva Kaneswaran, and Nathan Sykes. Some of the tracks featured on the album are “Chasing...

Band Interview: The Maine

Band Interview: The Maine

Jamie Galyas, Writer

October 31, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

The Maine, a band, formed in Tempe, Arizona, is established in the rock music scene. Over the years, they have lured fans into the alternative world with their raw, cutting- edge music. The band consists of John O’ Callaghan (lead singer, piano, and guitar), Jared Monaco (lead guitar), Kennedy Brock...

“Would You Like A Tour?”

“Would You Like A Tour?”

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief

October 30, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Drake's “Would You like a Tour?” Review   This tour has thousands of fans jumping out of their seats as Drake performs his upbeat and emotional song. As if he wasn't already a heartthrob to many girls around the world, Drake proves his allegiance to his fans by recognizing them during...

Rocking and Rolling into the Hall of Fame

Rocking and Rolling into the Hall of Fame

Jamie Galyas, Writer

October 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

;On October 16th, 2013 the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame committee announced the 16 nominees for the 29th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Of the nominations, the top choices appear to be Nirvana and Deep Purple, which, Chuck Yarborough, of The Plain Dealer says are the most deserving of winning an...

Miley Cyrus: Bangerz

Miley Cyrus: Bangerz

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief

October 15, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Miley Cyrus shows an upbeat and edgy side through her new album Bangerz. The young adult formally known as Hannah Montana, wants to give the public a new way of viewing her which is making her fans want more. "'Bangerz,' executive-produced by shrewd Atlanta beatmaker Mike Will Made It, is the onetim...

Top 4 ‘Must Listen To’ New Albums of 2013

Top 4 ‘Must Listen To’ New Albums of 2013

Jamie Galyas, Writer

October 4, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books

Drake- Nothing Was the Same Drake is known as a very consistent person who always succeeds in producing a great album. His new album is classic Drake, with 50/50 rap and singing. “Nothing Was the Same” is undeniably great — and undeniably familiar.” said Allison Stewart of The Washington Post....

Sayreville Welcomes Back Starland Ballroom

Sayreville Welcomes Back Starland Ballroom

Jamie Galyas, Writer

September 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Current News

Almost one year after Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast; the iconic Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey has finally reopened. The famous concert hall opened on Friday, September 6th with the legendary Stone Temple Pilots to kick off the concert season. In October 2012, when Hurricane Sandy swep...

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