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Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
October 19 • 662 views
Filed under Features, Pop Culture

This year was an absolutely crazy year in pop culture news. From the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s wedding, 2014 is a year that will not be forgotten. But it isn’t over yet! Halloween is just around the corner. So if dressing up for Halloween is still your thing, why... Read more »

A Dancing Lawsuit

A Dancing Lawsuit

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
October 17 • 789 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

Like mother, like daughter. Almost one year after former “Dance Moms” star Kelly Hyland filed a suit against Abby Lee Miller affirming assault, her daughter and co-star, dancer Paige Hyland, is prepared to go up against the ALDC teacher in court. Paige, 13, who was dismissed from Miller's Pittsburgh... Read more »

Taylor Swift’s Exclusive Listening Session

Taylor Swift’s Exclusive Listening Session

Julia Aleo, Writer
October 14 • 1,065 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Pop Culture

When the phone rang on Wednesday, October 1, this was the last thing I was expecting. The person on the other end of the phone claimed to work for taylorswift.com, and wanted to invite me to a secret event on Friday, October 3.  She would not tell me what we were doing, but just explained it would... Read more »

The Concert for Valor

The Concert for Valor

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor
October 10 • 632 views
Filed under Arts, Music, Literature, Current News, Pop Culture

On Oct. 2, HBO and Starbucks announced there will be a Veteran’s Day concert held at the Mall in Washington D.C on Nov. 11. This event is titled “The Concert for Valor,” and it will feature musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Eminem, Rihanna, Dave Grohl, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood,... Read more »

George Clooney Gets Married

George Clooney Gets Married

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
October 3 • 555 views
Filed under Pop Culture

It’s official. George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin this past weekend on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Venice, Italy! Clooney recently revealed that he and Alamuddin first met in Italy. The couple has already been around the world together, with destinations including Tanzania and Mexico. On April... Read more »

40 Years of Comedy

40 Years of Comedy

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor
October 2 • 505 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!” The words fans have been hearing every Saturday from the first time they tuned in.  Famous for its classic sketches and hilarious actors SNL is celebrating its 40 anniversary this year. Last Saturday SNL sure started off the season right with their special... Read more »

Do You want to Build a Lawsuit?

Do You want to Build a Lawsuit?

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Photographer
October 2 • 420 views
Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

A New Jersey woman claims Disney’s blockbuster movie Frozen is based off of her life story. Isabella Tanikumi, also known by her alias L. Amy Gonzales, reportedly sued the Disney Company for plagiarizing her life story to create their hit movie Frozen for $250 million. Tanikumi says that the sto... Read more »

Team Internet

Team Internet

Julia Aleo, Writer
October 2 • 388 views
Filed under Pop Culture

YouTube is a website that is used to view and upload videos. The term used to describe people that regularly upload videos to this site are called “YouTubers.” These YouTubers upload anywhere from once a week to every day. Creators use YouTube as a platform to get their creative work out into the... Read more »

Emma Watson Redefines Feminism

Emma Watson Redefines Feminism

Jessica Ventura, Writer/editor
October 2 • 711 views
Filed under Current News, Features, Pop Culture

Intelligence and inspiration are rare commodities these days among young celebrities. However, 24-year-old British actress Emma Watson gave an impassioned speech on feminism and gender equality at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Sept. 20 to launch the “HeForShe” campaign. The ‘’HeForShe’’... Read more »

More than a Red Nose and Face Paint

More than a Red Nose and Face Paint

Briana Bowers, Writer
September 29 • 748 views
Filed under Pop Culture

As October rolls in, it seems that everyone’s favorite scary movies are not far behind, but if you’re afraid of clowns I suggest you turn the TV off. Pennywise, the clown from Stephen King’s classic horror flick It, has some competition named Twisty. FX’s thrilling show, American Horror St... Read more »

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