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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...

Real Life American Horror Story

Real Life American Horror Story

Annalisa Leite, WorldNews Editor

October 26, 2014


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...

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The Oscars

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor

October 24, 2014


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 ...

Taylor Swift is “Out of the Woods” with 1989

Taylor Swift is “Out of the Woods” with 1989

Kristin Perretti, Writer

October 22, 2014


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,...

Trick-or-Treating Showstoppers

Trick-or-Treating Showstoppers

Trinity Day, Writer/ What's Trending Editor

October 22, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

Halloween is the one day of the year where everyone is supposed to become someone they are not. Sometimes it becomes difficult to come up with an original costume to make you stand out from all the other trick-or-treaters. This short list of costumes is here to spark inspiration for your best costume...

Designer to the Stars dies at age 82

Designer to the Stars dies at age 82

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

October 22, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

Designer to the stars, first ladies, and Emmy, Tony, and Oscar nominees, Oscar de la Renta died at the age of 82. On Monday October 20, 2014. De la Renta battled cancer for eight years but he didn't let his illness get in the way of his designing. De la Renta began his fashion designing in 1950 in...

Paris Reunion

Paris Reunion

Alyson Mandato, Writer

October 21, 2014


Filed under Pop Culture

On Oct. 18 the cast of One Tree Hill came together in Paris for the second edition of “From Wilmington to Paris,” a convention that helps prove the everlasting popularity of the former drama One Tree Hill. Leading ladies Sophia Bush (Brooke Davis,) Hilarie Burton (Peyton Sawyer) and Bethany Joy L...

Blackfish Causes a “Whale” of a Problem for Seaworld

Blackfish Causes a “Whale” of a Problem for Seaworld

Annalisa Leite, WorldWide News Editor

October 19, 2014


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture

July 19, 2013 was the day that SeaWorld Orlando, San Diego, and San Antonio began to experience some issues. A documentary called Blackfish first premiered in New York, focusing on what happens behind the scenes of SeaWorld and their supposed cruelty to animals. Soon picked up by CNN and Magnolia films,...

Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor

October 19, 2014


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...

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