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A Very Frozen Christmas

A Very Frozen Christmas

Briana Bowers, Writer

December 1, 2014


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...

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Teaser Trailer Released

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Teaser Trailer Released

Jamie Galyas, Writer/ Feature Editor

December 1, 2014


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...

Barbie’s New Competitor

Barbie’s New Competitor

Briana Bowers, Writer

November 24, 2014


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...

Band Aid 30

Band Aid 30

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor

November 24, 2014


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...

19 Kids and Counting Jessa Duggar’s Wedding

19 Kids and Counting Jessa Duggar’s Wedding

Alyson Mandato, Writer

November 18, 2014


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...

Reasons to Read Lancers’ Point

Reasons to Read Lancers’ Point

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Photographer

November 11, 2014


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, 2014


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...

Chapter 3 Will Make You Scream

Chapter 3 Will Make You Scream

Brendan Squitieri, Writer

October 31, 2014


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...

Robin Williams Honored at the World Series

Robin Williams Honored at the World Series

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor

October 29, 2014


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...

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, 2014


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...

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