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Instagram, In My Head

Instagram, In My Head

Brooke Simmons, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2019

Have you ever talked to a friend about something and then when you go to check Instagram there is suddenly an advertisement (ad) for that same product you were talking about? You may have fallen victim to Instagram’s recent policies for “targeted advertising.” According to Entrepreneur.com,...

Bandersnatch: Netflix’s New “Choose Your Fate” Movie

Bandersnatch: Netflix’s New “Choose Your Fate” Movie

Erin Kruh, Writer

January 11, 2019

“How many stars will your game get?” In Netflix’s new interactive movie, Bandersnatch, you follow the main character, Stefan, as he creates a video game, and you make choices for him which affect the future of the game. Depending on your decisions, your game earns a different rating between 1 and 5...

K-Pop Stars… More like K-Pop Slaves: The Dark Side of K-Pop

K-Pop Stars… More like K-Pop Slaves: The Dark Side of K-Pop

Isaac Holt, Writer

October 3, 2018

The rise of Korean-pop has taken over the world, but there is a dark side to this global industry. These groups have huge followings all around the world and it may seem like sunshine and rainbows, but there is a dark side to this popular South Korean music industry. According to the Korea Foundation,...

Tonya: Off the Ice

Tonya: Off the Ice

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

March 17, 2018

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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