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2016 Warped Tour Line-Up Announced

2016 Warped Tour Line-Up Announced

Maddie Sheifer

April 17, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music

This year, the Vans Warped Tour took a different approach to how they announce the headlining bands who will be playing the music festival this summer. Normally, Warped Tour begins announcing five bands-per week beginning in December, all the way until the end of March. This old practice allowed for...

The dreaded Bieb’s new locks

The dreaded Bieb’s new locks

Kristen Peters

April 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Music, Web exclusive

Justin Bieber's new dreadlocks spark racial appropriation disputes Justin Bieber is no stranger to shocking the public, and his most recent surprise has swept the media once again. The world-famous pop star showed up to the iHeartRadio Music Awards with his blond hair in an interesting new style: dread...

The start of something new

The start of something new

Veda Bhatia

March 30, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV, Web exclusive

Disney Channel is starting something new with their High School Musical franchise. High School Musical 4 is planning to debut, but the movie still needs to be put together. On March 1, Disney Channel’s PR Twitter called for a nationwide casting search for this movie. The movie is planning to bring...

Japan-America Society holds annual film festival in DC

Japan-America Society holds annual film festival in DC

Nina Jacobs

March 14, 2016


Filed under Movies & TV, News, Web exclusive

Mar. 20, 2016 marks the start of the Japan-America Society of Washington DC (JASWDC)’s third annual CineMatsuri, a DC film festival showcasing Japanese films. Kicking off the National Cherry Blossom Festival, CineMatsuri will feature five recent films of different genres to display the depth and diversity...

Sony Considers Dropping Dr.Luke After Kesha’s Rape Allegations

Sony Considers Dropping Dr.Luke After Kesha’s Rape Allegations

Ishika Jain, Editorial Board Member

March 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Music, News, Web exclusive

After the legal battle between Dr.Luke, real name is Lukask Gottwald, and Kesha after Kesha accused him of using “date rape” drugs to sexually assault her, the outrage and support for Kesha increases by the day. In February 2016, a judge denied Kesha’s request to make music under another label...

Ready, set, action!

Ready, set, action!

Jennifer Coon, Copy Editor

March 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV, Web exclusive

This week was an exciting week for the cinema.  As new movies hit the theaters and the racks of local stores, there is no reason why someone shouldn’t go out and see a movie, whether it’s in the chairs of the theater or the comforts of their own home. In the cinemas this weekend, three new movies...

Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 Video Game Release

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Sports

The net is ready, the consoles are geared up, and the top corner is ready to be shred with the newest Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 video game in stores now for XBOXOne, Playstation4, and consoles everywhere! For the first time in many years players everywhere will have the chance to get their hands on a...

The Last Sleep:on the misuse of Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings” in David Lynch’s “The Elephant Man”

The Last Sleep:on the misuse of Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings” in David Lynch’s “The Elephant Man”

Nina Jacobs

March 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV, Music, Opinion, Web exclusive

Samuel Barber's "Adagio" is often misinterpreted as a tragedy, having been voted the “saddest classical work ever” in a BBC poll in 2004. However, the piece cannot be fully understood unless heard in its entirety, a fact seemingly overlooked by David Lynch in his 1980 film The Elephant Man. In Lynch’...

Game of Thrones: Uncharted Waters

Game of Thrones: Uncharted Waters

Tony Waltrich

March 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV, Web exclusive

HBO's TV show Game of Thrones has been a huge critical and commercial success for the last five years, dating back to it's film inception. The first official, full-length trailer released on Tuesday, March 8 and it has tapped into plentiful reserves of hype. On April 24, the sixth season of the tele...

Kim Kardashian is attacked for her nude photos

Kim Kardashian is attacked for her nude photos

Katie Thompson, Editorial Board Member

March 14, 2016


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Kim Kardashian. Famous for her sex tape and her reality TV empire.  Over the years, she and her family have become social media moguls and grown their wealth astronomically. People have also come to expect Kim Kardashian's life to be full of risqué and controversial drama, which she consistently delivers....

TLOP: is it really giving anyone life?

TLOP: is it really giving anyone life?

Morgan Cooper

February 23, 2016


Filed under A&E, Web exclusive

On Feb.13, 2016 , Kanye West dropped his new album, The Life of Pablo, on Tidal. West originally announced that he would be releasing the album on February 11, so when he did not commit to his promise, the standards for the album’s quality rose. Kanye West performed on Saturday Night Live and premiered his album f...

Deadpool: from comic to screen

Deadpool: from comic to screen

Sam Rutzick

February 23, 2016


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV, Web exclusive

Deadpool, Ryan Reynold's X-Men spinoff about a wise-cracking gun-toting mutant mercenary, is on track to be one of the highest-grossing R rated movies of all time, and likely one of the highest-grossing movies of all time, period. However, the raunchy main character has a long history both in comics a...

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