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Have “U2” Been Chosen to Receive a Free Album?

Have “U2” Been Chosen to Receive a Free Album?

Annalisa Leite, Editor
September 15 • 526 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

Has an album called “Songs of Innocence” shown up on your music app on your iPhone this week? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Over 500 million people have had the band U2’s album appear on their iPhone due to a deal with Apple, and not too many people are happy about it. On Tuesday,... Read more »

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Soaks the Nation

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Soaks the Nation

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
September 15 • 521 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

In the past two months, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge has quite literally “soaked” the nation. Everyone from Taylor Swift to Jimmy Fallon has poured a bucket of ice water over their heads and challenged others do the same or make a donation to fight ALS within 24 hours. Between... Read more »

Taylor Swift tells fan to “Shake it Off”

Taylor Swift tells fan to “Shake it Off”

Stephanie Brogna, Managing Editor
September 10 • 1,034 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

Taylor Swift, multi-million dollar singer songwriter, writes a fan a heartwarming instagram post. On September 4, 2014, Swift replied to a bullied fan. Hannah, the lucky girl to have received Swift’s advice, tagged the singer in a post telling Swift her bullying story. Swift answered with an extremely... Read more »

GLITZ, GLAMOUR…Pizza?

GLITZ, GLAMOUR…Pizza?

Marisa Papa, Writer
March 7 • 3,295 views
Filed under Pop Culture

This Sunday, March 2nd marked the 86th annual Academy Awards with Ellen Degeneres hosting the show. Ellen was is rare form that evening, straying away from her usual family friendly, clean, daytime talk show humor.  Her performance was surprising, being that she was considered the “safe” choice... Read more »

“Monumentour”

“Monumentour”

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Music Editor
January 15 • 1,186 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Current News, Pop Culture

Fall Out Boy and Paramore have just announced they are co- headlining a North American summer tour. They will hit the road for what they are calling the, “Monumentour,” in June. Their first stop will be in Hartford, Connecticut, then they will make their way cross country and end in Concord, California.... Read more »

NBC Does Live Broadcast of Sound Of Music

Heili Carpino, Writer
December 29 • 395 views
Filed under Pop Culture

If you’re a fan of the play or movie Sound Of Music, you might’ve been one of the  18.6 million viewers who watched the live performance of Sound Of Music last week on  NBC. The show starred Carrie Underwood as Maria , and True Blood star Stephen Moyer as Captin Von Trapp. With 18 months of... Read more »

Pope Francis named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Annalisa Leite, Writer
December 18 • 907 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

Pope Francis has only been pope for nine months but has managed to touch the hearts of not only Catholics, but everyone from every religion all around the world. The simple acts of kindness he shows has earned him Time Magazines Person of the Year, an award he truly deserves for all he has done. From... Read more »

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

Trinity Day, Writer
December 9 • 1,585 views
Filed under Pop Culture

It is a classic holiday tradition for many families is to go to Radio City Music Hall in New York City to see the Christmas Spectacular. The iconic Rockettes have been part of the show for a very long time and take on new challenges every year. This year, the show opened up with the girls dancing as... Read more »

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

Stephanie Brogna, Photographer/ Writer
November 21 • 1,396 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Taylor Swift has been house hunting in London on grounds very close to ex-boyfriend, Harry Styles. The two have made it very clear that they are never ever, ever getting back together- like ever, but is this a way for the two to be closer? Swift has been obsessed with London after performing there... Read more »

ABC Family’s Most Wonderful Time of the Year

ABC Family’s Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief
November 18 • 1,169 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

It is that time of year again. Time to get comfy on your couch and watch ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Countdown.  This ABC Family tradition has been in place since 1996. Each year 25 Days of Christmas reveals three original Christmas movies. The inclusion of original  films began in 2006... Read more »

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