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Disney’s Polynesian Princess

Disney’s Polynesian Princess

Briana Bowers, Writer
October 9 • 381 views
Filed under Pop Culture

For 14-year-old Auli’i Cravalho, fate (and a lot of luck) gave her a fairytale shot at being a princess – a Disney Princess, that is. A chance encounter with a casting agent during a charity singing competition in Oahu, changed the young girl’s life entirely. Disney has just announced that Cravalho... Read more »

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Briana Bowers, Writer
October 6 • 393 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

All eyes were on Clark, a New Jersey suburb, when it became home for a weekend to some of rock’s greatest legends. An expansive grass lot, called Oak Ridge Park, was split in two, and soon filled by thousands of people, food, and rock n’ roll. One half of the field was packed with the vibrant... Read more »

iOS 9 Review

iOS 9 Review

Brendan Squitieri, Writer/Editor
October 1 • 339 views
Filed under Current News, Features, Pop Culture

iOS 9 was released on Sept. 16 and it brings the old operating system to a new level with intuitive designs that creates a better experience with your device. With new layout features, iOS 9 is undoubtedly better than the previous iOS. Major new features include a new keyboard, a more innovative Siri... Read more »

More Than Just Taylor Swift

More Than Just Taylor Swift

Julia Aleo, Writer
September 21 • 464 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour has been captivating the nation since the opening night on May 5 in Tokyo, Japan. The vibrant 2 hour show that Swift puts on has caught the eye of many- including other celebrities. Since June, Swift has invited a special guest on stage with her almost every night... Read more »

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Sequel?

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Sequel?

Briana Bowers, Writer
September 18 • 219 views
Filed under Pop Culture, Trending Now

After more than 50 years since the original Mary Poppins movie came out, Disney has announced a sequel in the works. The studio plans to team up with its Into the Woods partners, including director Rob Marshall, to reboot this classic animation with a live-action musical counterpart. According to insiders, the ... Read more »

Pop Pope?

Pop Pope?

Annalisa Leite, World News Editor
April 17 • 818 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Current News, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Pope Francis is continuing to make people smile whenever they hear his name. Instead of a homily or a new Catholic Church initiative, Pope Francis is reaching out to all people of every religion with one thing that all people have a love for; music. Pope Francis has collaborated in making a pop song... Read more »

9 Films Every Journalist Needs to Watch

9 Films Every Journalist Needs to Watch

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor
January 22 • 1,107 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

Whether they are an aspiring journalist, a writer for the school newspaper or working at a major publication. Every passionate journalist should watch the films on this list. (List is in no particular order)       Shattered Glass- 2003- Hayden Christensen, Hank Azaria This film, based on a ... Read more »

Oscar Nominations 2015

Oscar Nominations 2015

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
January 21 • 589 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

It’s that time of the year again. The Oscar Nominations have been announced, leaving us shocked by some and ecstatic by others. “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” directed by Wes Anderson, scored a total of nine nominations. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Birdman” tied with nine nominations... Read more »

Hollywood’s Golden Night

Hollywood’s Golden Night

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
January 20 • 549 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

It’s often described as Hollywood’s craziest event, and on Sunday night, the 72nd annual Golden Globes lived up to its name as movie and television royals merged with critic’s favorites and newcomers alike. For the third and seemingly last time, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler took the Golden Globes sta... Read more »

Top Five to Watch List

Top Five to Watch List

Alyson Mandato, Writer
January 14 • 424 views
Filed under Pop Culture

The Lady Lancer’s 5’9 point guard Kelly Campbell is a hard worker on and off the court. This year she was recognized for all her hard work and made it into the Top Five to Watch List in the Shore. “I have spent countless hours in the gym and for all my hard work finally starting to pay off and... Read more »

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