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81 and Fabulous

81 and Fabulous

Alyson Mandato, Writer
September 17 • 1,346 views
Filed under Pop Culture

When it came to Joan Rivers nothing about the comedian was too over the top. She brought laughter to everyone until the bitter end. Her death came upon everyone as a huge surprise, it all started after she stopped breathing during her throat surgery on August 28 at a Manhattan clinic. River’s greatest... Read more »

Apple’s Biggest Reveal

Apple’s Biggest Reveal

Brendan Squitieri, Writer
September 17 • 515 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

On September 9, 2014, Apple’s CEO,Tim Cook, presented the world with the biggest advancement in Apple products at the Flint Center in CA. Not only did Cook reveal the new iPhone 6, but the iPhone 6 Plus and the new Apple Watch too. The world can purchase the new iPhone’s on September 19 and the... Read more »

Death of a Film and Comedic Legend

Death of a Film and Comedic Legend

Caroline McFarland, Pop Culture Editor
September 16 • 742 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

On August 11, 2014, Robin Williams was found dead at 63-years-old in his Paradise Cay, California home. He died from apparent suicide. Lieutenant Keith Boyd, Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner for the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, stated that Williams had hanged himself, dying from asphyxiation. He... Read more »

Taylor Swift’s Shaking It Off with a New Album

Julia Aleo, Writer
September 15 • 745 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

On August 18th, 2014  at 5pm Miss Taylor Swift hosted a Yahoo Live stream party from the top of the empire state building. People from all around the world tuned to hear what she had to tell us about her upcoming album. The first thing Swift revealed to us was her new single, “Shake It Off.” This... Read more »

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

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

Annalisa Leite, Editor
September 15 • 560 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 • 569 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 • 1,079 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, 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 • 3,329 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 • 1,227 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, 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 • 419 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 »

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