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Alan Rickman Dies at 69

Alan Rickman Dies at 69

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

Alan Rickman, a loved British actor who was known for his roles in Harry Potter and Die Hard, died from a short battle with pancreatic cancer on Jan. 14, 2016. He was 69-years-old. Rickman passed away while surrounded by friends and family in a London hospital. According to The Telegraph, friends...

The Day is Dead but Tonight is Alive

The Day is Dead but Tonight is Alive

Hannah Olsen, Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Pop punk band Tonight Alive from Sydney, Australia has announced their new album “Limitless,” which is set to release on March 4. After the record is out, they will be going on tour around the United States and through other parts of the world to promote the album and expand their fan base. Sin...

The Trial of the Century Comes Back to Life

The Trial of the Century Comes Back to Life

William DeMuria, Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture, Trending Now

Do you remember every shocking moment—the car chase, the glove, and of course, the verdict? Twenty years later, you get to watch it all over again. On Feb. 2, FX premiered their new anthology series “American Crime Story.” The first installment in the series, “The People vs. OJ Simpson,” ...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Briana Bowers, Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Pop Culture

With the third week of November underway and Thanksgiving practically around the corner, Macy’s has announced the lineup of their annual nationwide Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade, which first started in 1924, has since become a beloved tradition across the nation and will be celebrating its 89th...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Update

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Update

Jamie Galyas, Managing Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

The wait is over! Director, J.J. Abrams, has finally released the first two-minute trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” There has been high anticipation for the seventh installment of the Star Wars series, and now fans have a look into what's to come. The movie features five new stars including ...

Erin Andrews

Erin Andrews

Emily Mugno, Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Pop Culture, Sports

Erin Andrews, one of the most successful sports broadcaster in the industry, has bloomed since she graduated from the University of Florida in 2000. Her father, Steven Andrews, was also a TV journalist. After graduation, Andrews was first employed with Fox Sports Florida as a freelance reporter. A...

American Horror Story Hotel: You Can’t Check Out

American Horror Story Hotel: You Can’t Check Out

Brendan Squitieri, Writer/Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

 American Horror Story Hotel is the fifth season of the critically acclaimed FX television series American Horror Story (AHS). Announced in Feb. of 2015, Hotel is the theme and title of the new season. The show premiered on Oct. 7 and is on FX every Wednesday night at 10pm EST. AHS is an antholog...

Disney’s Polynesian Princess

Disney’s Polynesian Princess

Briana Bowers, Writer

October 9, 2015


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...

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Food Truck and Rock Carnival

Briana Bowers, Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, 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...

iOS 9 Review

iOS 9 Review

Brendan Squitieri, Writer/Editor

October 1, 2015


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...

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