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Rihanna Rage

Emily Mugno, Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

One of the most recognized female singers, Rihanna, was not to happy, according to CBS, when the TV network pulled her song, “Run this Town” from the NFL pre-game show before the Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game. Throughout the weeks, there has been two main cases dealing with domestic...

Behind the Scenes of Netflix

Behind the Scenes of Netflix

Alyson Mandato, Writer

September 18, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

The way people watch movies has changed drastically in the last few years all because of Reed Hastings, the creator of Netflix. When you hear the idea of how Netflix was created you will wish you would have thought of it first. The birth of Netflix all started one day when Hasting was in his car on his...

How Could You Be So “Heartless” Kanye?

How Could You Be So “Heartless” Kanye?

Julia Aleo, Writer

September 18, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

Kayne West may be a father now, but he is still known for not thinking before he speaks, on account of being extremely immature. West is on his headlining tour around the world and currently in Australia. Friday, September 12 he was playing a show in Sydney when he stopped his concert and demanded everyon...

81 and Fabulous

81 and Fabulous

Alyson Mandato, Writer

September 17, 2014


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...

Apple’s Biggest Reveal

Apple’s Biggest Reveal

Brendan Squitieri, Writer

September 17, 2014


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...

Death of a Film and Comedic Legend

Death of a Film and Comedic Legend

Caroline McFarland, Pop Culture Editor

September 16, 2014


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...

Taylor Swift’s Shaking It Off with a New Album

Julia Aleo, Writer

September 15, 2014


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...

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

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

Annalisa Leite, Editor

September 15, 2014


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,...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Soaks the Nation

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Soaks the Nation

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor

September 15, 2014


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...

Taylor Swift tells fan to “Shake it Off”

Taylor Swift tells fan to “Shake it Off”

Stephanie Brogna, Managing Editor

September 10, 2014


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...

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