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The Concert for Valor

The Concert for Valor

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor

October 10, 2014


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

On Oct. 2, HBO and Starbucks announced there will be a Veteran’s Day concert held at the Mall in Washington D.C on Nov. 11. This event is titled “The Concert for Valor,” and it will feature musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Eminem, Rihanna, Dave Grohl, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood,...

George Clooney Gets Married

George Clooney Gets Married

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor

October 3, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

It’s official. George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin this past weekend on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Venice, Italy! Clooney recently revealed that he and Alamuddin first met in Italy. The couple has already been around the world together, with destinations including Tanzania and Mexico. On April...

40 Years of Comedy

40 Years of Comedy

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!” The words fans have been hearing every Saturday from the first time they tuned in.  Famous for its classic sketches and hilarious actors SNL is celebrating its 40 anniversary this year. Last Saturday SNL sure started off the season right with their special...

Do You want to Build a Lawsuit?

Do You want to Build a Lawsuit?

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Photographer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

A New Jersey woman claims Disney’s blockbuster movie Frozen is based off of her life story. Isabella Tanikumi, also known by her alias L. Amy Gonzales, reportedly sued the Disney Company for plagiarizing her life story to create their hit movie Frozen for $250 million. Tanikumi says that the sto...

Team Internet

Team Internet

Julia Aleo, Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

YouTube is a website that is used to view and upload videos. The term used to describe people that regularly upload videos to this site are called “YouTubers.” These YouTubers upload anywhere from once a week to every day. Creators use YouTube as a platform to get their creative work out into the...

Emma Watson Redefines Feminism

Emma Watson Redefines Feminism

Jessica Ventura, Writer/editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Current News, Features, Pop Culture

Intelligence and inspiration are rare commodities these days among young celebrities. However, 24-year-old British actress Emma Watson gave an impassioned speech on feminism and gender equality at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Sept. 20 to launch the “HeForShe” campaign. The ‘’HeForShe’’...

More than a Red Nose and Face Paint

More than a Red Nose and Face Paint

Briana Bowers, Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

As October rolls in, it seems that everyone’s favorite scary movies are not far behind, but if you’re afraid of clowns I suggest you turn the TV off. Pennywise, the clown from Stephen King’s classic horror flick It, has some competition named Twisty. FX’s thrilling show, American Horror St...

Fall TV Show Roundup

Fall TV Show Roundup

Jessica Ventura, Editor/Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And, no, not the winter holidays. It’s finally fall, which means three things: sweater weather, pumpkin spice, and the best shows on television are back in full swing. Not only are your favorite series returning in the coming weeks, but there are plenty of...

“The Voice” Season Seven Premiere

“The Voice” Season Seven Premiere

Caroline McFarland, Writer/ Pop Culture Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

Season seven of “The Voice” premiered on Monday with Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams as new coaches. Stefani and Williams brought a great new energy to the show and an amazing chemistry. There were 11 auditions in total throughout the night. At the end of the premiere, each coach had two contestants...

Review: The Biggest iOS Release?

Review: The Biggest iOS Release?

Brendan Squitieri, Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

After deleting about 100 photos and 20 apps, Apple does not deliver “the biggest iOS release ever.” On September 17 Apple released iOS 8, claiming to be the biggest release, but it left the public in disappointment. Though Apple’s release wasn’t as big as planned, iOS 8 has new improvements and...

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