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And the Winner Is… Oscar Predictions

Argie Dabrowski

February 24, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The 89th Academy Awards are coming up, and the nominations are out. While many came as no surprise, such as Meryl Streep’s nomination for best actress, others were quite a shock, when it came to receiving a nomination or be...

The Internet’s Effect on the Music Industry

Ted Orbach, Contributing Writer

June 23, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

When someone asks what the most popular albums that have been released this year are, what comes to mind? Many of the candidates here could be Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo, Drake’s Views, Beyonce’s Lemonade, Radiohead...

Hollywood’s Color Conundrum

Kyle Varellie, Contributing Writer

May 17, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

In 1895, the Lumière brothers had the first film screening shot on black and white film. In 1940, Gone with the Wind won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture and it made history being the first full color film to win Best Picture...

The Appeal of Snapchat

Shalaka Madge and Shefali Kumar

May 17, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

Since its introduction to the app store, Snapchat has made great headway in the app world. With its multitude of features and its huge user base that includes celebrities, politicians, and millions of people worldwide, Snapchat h...

Oscar Overview

Kyle Varellie, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

  It’s that time of year ago. Film geeks all over will revel in the glory that is Oscar season. The 88th annual academy awards will be held on February 28th to honor the greatest in film achievement. This will help gui...

A Look at the Grammies

Ted Orbach, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

Every year the bigwigs and leaders in the music industry come together for a self-proclaimed “celebration” of all that is music. In total the Grammy Commission awarded 83 awards in 2016, from Album of the Year to Best Class...

Guessing at the Grammy’s

Ted Orbach, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

Every year the bigwigs and leaders in the music industry come together for a self-proclaimed “celebration” of all that is music. In total the Grammy Commission will be awarding 83 awards in 2016, from Album of the Year to...

Holiday Movie Preview

Kyle Varellie, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

You look out the window and the frigid winter wind is howling, making it more uncomfortable to sit near the windows. You sit on the couch wrapped in three different comforters you’ve stolen from each bedroom, desperately tryin...

Hearthstone: King of Mobile Games

Saikrishna Gaddam, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

Blizzard’s year-old release, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, has seen significant growth in the last year. It’s one of the most popular games nowadays, as people can play it at lunch, on the bus, at home, or anytime they h...

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