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9 Films Every Journalist Needs to Watch

9 Films Every Journalist Needs to Watch

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor
January 22 • 1,152 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, 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 • 624 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 • 591 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 • 469 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 »

Biggest Songs of 2014

Biggest Songs of 2014

Brendan Squitieri, Writer
December 17 • 636 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

2014 has been a great year for music. The radios were overflowing with new artists and hit songs. Based on popularity, number of singles sold on iTunes, and chart position on Billboard, here are the top 10 songs of 2014.   10. Tove Lo: Habits (Stay High) Tove Lo is a Swedish artist that w... Read more »

2014 AMA’s Brought the House Down

2014 AMA’s Brought the House Down

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
December 6 • 595 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

It was a sizzling hot night in Los Angeles on November 23, and we’re not talking about the climate. The 2014 American Music Awards took place at the Staples Center in downtown LA, which gave fans and audiences plenty of fierce performances and fiery fashions to obsess over. Pitbull, who returned... Read more »

Five Best Moments from the AMAs

Five Best Moments from the AMAs

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
December 1 • 435 views
Filed under Pop Culture

The 2014 American Music Awards left us in awe. From the captivating performances to the amazing award winners, the show was practically flawless. If you didn’t get a chance to watch it on Nov. 23, though, here is a list of the five best moments from the AMAs.   Blank Space I’m sure you’ve hea... Read more »

A Very Frozen Christmas

A Very Frozen Christmas

Briana Bowers, Writer
December 1 • 419 views
Filed under Pop Culture

As Christmas nears closer, along comes the hysteria in finding the perfect gift. Every parent wants to see their child’s face light up as they open their presents Christmas morning, and it seems that Disney’s Frozen will do just that. It has been a year since Frozen was released, and still continues... Read more »

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Teaser Trailer Released

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Teaser Trailer Released

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor
December 1 • 583 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

  *Cue* Star Wars theme song. The wait is over for fans around the world. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” teaser trailer has finally made its debut and people are more excited than ever. All the fans of these classic movies thought it was the end in 2005 when “Star Wars: Revenge of the S... Read more »

Barbie’s New Competitor

Barbie’s New Competitor

Briana Bowers, Writer
November 24 • 536 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Pittsburgh-based artist Nikolay Lamm has created a “Normal Barbie” that is now available for pre-order on his website for $25. Known as the “Lammily” doll, this new Barbie is based on the measurements of an average 19-year-old American woman. The prototype of this average-looking Barbie was... Read more »

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