As a girl born and raised in Massachusetts, it’s safe to say that I’ve seen snowfall a day or two in my life. Some of my favorite memories are associated with snow. All throughout elementary, middle and high school, we would log onto a website that could predict whether or not there would be a […]

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No matter which side you were on, the election results came as a shock to everyone. Unfortunately, many have been feeling hopeless, distressed and fearful since Nov. 8, and rightfully so. It seems like every time I go online, I come across another viral post about someone facing discrimination for being Muslim, Jewish, African-American or […]

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We have finally descended upon the last day of the mystical Halloweekend. While many of us may still be scrambling to find the perfect costume (I’m still deciding between going as Miranda from “Sex and the City” or “The Jinx” icon Robert Durst), running to the store to buy overpriced candy or finalizing our nighttime plans, […]

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Albums 1. “Big Mess” by Grouplove Quirky, alternative-rock band Grouplove pours their heart into their newest album, “Big Mess,” to the point that it’s almost literal. The first song on the album, “Welcome to Your Life,” is about vocalists Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi welcoming their newborn daughter into the world — their hearts were […]

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A little more than two years after Beyoncé changed the music industry with her self-titled magnum opus, she has once again set the world ablaze. “Lemonade,” in yet another world-stopping moment, was released on Tidal late Saturday night after an HBO special with the same title premiered. A powerful, ambitious work, “Lemonade” pushes Beyoncé to […]

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Beyoncé, our pop icon and guest star on the 2016 Super Bowl halftime show Sunday, just Michelle Williams-ed the shows actual headliner, Coldplay. Nowhere was it more apparent than when Chris Martin, Coldplay’s lead singer and Gwyneth Paltrow’s consciously uncoupled partner, struggled to keep up with Queen Bey and fellow guest Bruno Mars as they […]

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There is no pop star more underrated or under appreciated than Janet Jackson. She’s sold over 100 million albums worldwide. In the United States, she has 27 top-ten singles, and ten of those are number-ones. Her albums, from “Control” to “Rhythm Nation” to “The Velvet Rope,” were groundbreaking, fusing multiple music genres and pushing the […]

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Since January, the Billboard Hot 100 chart has been ruled by one song: “Uptown Funk.” That’s right, the Mark Ronson song featuring the vocals of Bruno Mars has ruled the pop charts for a blistering 13 weeks. Its 13th week on top, announced April 1, made it the longest-running number one hit of the entire […]

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Austin Crann, Staff Writer @austincrann I have never understood the appeal of Katy Perry. I certainly do not buy the “her music is so catchy and it sticks with you” argument — herpes is catchy too but I don’t hear anyone singing praises for that. Sure, she has a few good songs, but overall, she’s not […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Back by popular demand, each week we are bringing you funny online videos with even funnier commentary.  By now, we’re all familiar with popular reality television shows such as American Idol, The Voice, The X Factor, and So You Think You Can Dance. The list goes on, as does […]

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