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Tonya: Off the Ice

Tonya: Off the Ice

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

March 17, 2018


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Some call it “the whack heard around the world.” Some say they can vividly remember the sound of Nancy Kerrigan shouting “Why me?” at the top of her lungs. To Tonya Harding, these are just a kaleidoscope of memories that left her labeled the most disgraced figure skater of all time. Thou...

The Year’s Best Show(man)

The Year’s Best Show(man)

Alexis Santoro, Managing Editor, Current News Editor

February 22, 2018


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“The Greatest Showman,” a movie musical released on Dec. 8, is loosely based on the story of Phineas T. Barnum. The film details the life of Barnum from his humble beginnings to the his success as founder of a critically acclaimed circus, which would later be known as Barnum and Bailey's. “The...

A Christmas Story: Live- Worth the Watch?

A Christmas Story: Live- Worth the Watch?

Elizabeth DeLeo, Writer

January 18, 2018


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On Sunday Dec. 17, Fox aired their second live show, “A Christmas Story.” In the past, Fox also put on a live production of “Grease.” Live productions of musicals on network television only started a few years ago, with the first show being “The Sound of Music” on NBC. However, it has now bec...

The Joy of Jingle Ball

The Joy of Jingle Ball

Leah Frain, Writer

January 16, 2018


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In the year 2000, the radio station KIIS-FM decided that the holiday season should be celebrated with music. Many other radio stations joined in to create the phenomenon known as Jingle Ball. This concert series features the best of music as popular artists come together for multiple shows in different...

The Food Network’s Must-See TV

The Food Network’s Must-See TV

Kristen Hunt, Writer

January 16, 2018


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From mouth-watering dishes to intense competitions, Food Network is a channel with a series of entertaining shows involving challenges, cook-offs, and easy at-home recipes. The channel provides both interesting and fun shows that are worth the watch for aspiring cooks, or people that just love food....

The Titanic Sets Sail, Again

The Titanic Sets Sail, Again

Leah Frain, Writer

December 19, 2017


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Just when you thought their love story had drowned in the ocean, Jack and Rose are coming back to theaters for the 20th anniversary of the release of Titanic. The movie is set to play in numerous AMC theaters throughout the country beginning on Dec. 1. The director of Titanic, James Cameron, wor...

The Wonder Behind “Wonder

The Wonder Behind “Wonder

Elizabeth DeLeo, Writer

December 18, 2017


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The newly released film “Wonder,” which is loosely based on a true story, is warming the hearts of audiences worldwide. The film, which was released on Nov. 17, is an adaptation of the novel of the same name, which was published on Feb. 14, 2012. The novel was written by Raquel Jaramillo who based ...

The Secrets Behind Hallmark Movies

The Secrets Behind Hallmark Movies

Elizabeth DeLeo, Writer

November 29, 2017


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           With Christmas just a less than a month away, the countdown has officially begun. The Hallmark Channel began premiering Christmas movies on Oct. 27 to count down the days left until the holiday arrives. The Hallmark Channel’s countdown exclusively broadcasts their original movi...

Taylor’s Emotional Tonight Show Visit

Taylor’s Emotional Tonight Show Visit

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

November 17, 2017


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On Monday, Nov. 13, Jimmy Fallon made his emotional return to The Tonight Show following the sudden death of his mother, Gloria Fallon. To commemorate the late night host’s return after a weeklong absence, Taylor Swift kicked off the show with a performance of her song “New Year’s Day” off of h...

American Crime Story’s Fashionable Return

American Crime Story’s Fashionable Return

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

November 16, 2017


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Shortly before 9 a.m on July 15, 1997, Gianni Versace was shot on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by spree killer Andrew Cunanan. Twenty years later, producer Ryan Murphy, who is best known for creating Glee, American Horror Story, and Feud, is bringing the story of Versace’s assassination to t...

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