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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...

GLITZ, GLAMOUR…Pizza?

GLITZ, GLAMOUR…Pizza?

Marisa Papa, Writer

March 7, 2014


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...

“Monumentour”

“Monumentour”

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Music Editor

January 15, 2014


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....

NBC Does Live Broadcast of Sound Of Music

Heili Carpino, Writer

December 29, 2013


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...

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, 2013


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...

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Review

Trinity Day, Writer

December 9, 2013


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...

Too Close for Comfort

Too Close for Comfort

Stephanie Brogna, Photographer/ Writer

November 21, 2013


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...

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, 2013


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...

“Would You Like A Tour?”

“Would You Like A Tour?”

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief

October 30, 2013


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Drake's “Would You like a Tour?” Review   This tour has thousands of fans jumping out of their seats as Drake performs his upbeat and emotional song. As if he wasn't already a heartthrob to many girls around the world, Drake proves his allegiance to his fans by recognizing them during...

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