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Band Aid 30

Band Aid 30

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
November 24 • 614 views
Filed under Arts, Music, & Books, Pop Culture

Stars of the music industry came together on Nov. 15 to record a cover of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” in a London studio. The recording, coming 30 years after the first Band Aid, will raise money to fight Ebola. The original song was written in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure. It was a charity... Read more »

19 Kids and Counting Jessa Duggar’s Wedding

19 Kids and Counting Jessa Duggar’s Wedding

Alyson Mandato, Writer
November 18 • 756 views
Filed under Pop Culture

“You may now kiss the bride.” Common words that are spoken at every wedding ceremony, except at Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald’s wedding. On Nov. 2 the 19 Kids and Counting’s reality star 21 year old Jessa Duggar married 19 year old Ben Seewald. It was expected that the happy couple would ha... Read more »

Reasons to Read Lancers’ Point

Reasons to Read Lancers’ Point

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Photographer
November 11 • 697 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Reason #1: Taylor Swift reads it. Do you really need another reason?

Marvel Studios Introduces Superhero Diversity

Marvel Studios Introduces Superhero Diversity

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
November 5 • 421 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Public Service Announcement for all Marvel Studios fanatics: get ready to meet your very first African American and female lead superheroes: Black Panther and Captain Marvel. At a press conference on October 29, Marvel Studios announced their full film schedule from now up until the end of 2019. This... Read more »

Chapter 3 Will Make You Scream

Chapter 3 Will Make You Scream

Brendan Squitieri, Writer
October 31 • 494 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Supernatural horror, fright, suspense, terror, monstrosity, tension, panic, thriller. All of these words describe one trilogy: Insidious. The phenomenon began in 2011 with the first chapter, and now, the thriller continues with Chapter 3. The movie was announced a week after Chapter 2 amazed the box... Read more »

Robin Williams Honored at the World Series

Robin Williams Honored at the World Series

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
October 29 • 484 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

The San Francisco Giants honored Robin Williams at the beginning of the 2014 World Series Game 5 on Sunday night at AT&T Park. The late comedian’s son, Zak Williams, threw out the ceremonial first pitch to none other than his father’s friend, Billy Crystal. The crowd cheered, emotional fans... Read more »

The ‘Apple’ Doesn’t Fall Too Far From the Samsung Tree

The ‘Apple’ Doesn’t Fall Too Far From the Samsung Tree

Brendan Squitieri, Writer
October 27 • 476 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

With Apple’s iPhone sales skyrocketing, Samsung fires back with comments in commercials saying “we did it first!” Samsung cannot help but envy the fact that Apple products continue to outsell theirs. Ever since the first iPhone release in 2007, Apple and Samsung have been fighting to be the... Read more »

Real Life American Horror Story

Real Life American Horror Story

Annalisa Leite, WorldNews Editor
October 26 • 434 views
Filed under Features, Pop Culture

Just in time for Halloween, American Horror Story Season Four, Freak show, is off to a great start. Starting the first episode, Monsters Among Us, with 10 million views, there is one character who sticks out; Twisty the Killer Clown. Rumor has it that Twisty was inspired by a real life serial killer clo... Read more »

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The Oscars

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
October 24 • 401 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Neil Patrick Harris has revealed that he will host the 2015 Academy Awards. He confirmed this by tweeting a video, explaining that he has checked “Host the Oscars” off his bucket list. As reported by ABC News, he stated, “It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host this year’s Academy ... Read more »

Taylor Swift is “Out of the Woods” with 1989

Taylor Swift is “Out of the Woods” with 1989

Kristin Perretti, Writer
October 22 • 404 views
Filed under Pop Culture

Just as Taylor Swift’s new album, 1989, is about to be released in the upcoming week, Swift has also dropped a new single. On October 14, fans were eager to listen to her new song off the record called “Out of the Woods,” adding more to the pop atmosphere of her new style. This past summer,... Read more »

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