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Do What You Can’t

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Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

If anyone watched the 2017 Oscars, the first commercial spot features YouTuber, Casey Neistat who has partnered with Samsung to give a "ceremonial speech" to those creators, like himself, who are not actors or actresses. You can watch the advertisement/commercial here: Samsung Galaxy: The Rest of Us. Casey says, "We're the mak...

First Listen: More Life

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Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Let's Talk...

After months of set backs, Drake’s new project “More Life” is finally here, and it was definitely worth the wait. After waiting 3 years for “Views”, fans were not expecting a new project this soon. After the single “Fake Love” was released last October and the project was announced, fans...

A Tale As Old As Time

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Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under A Fangirl's World

Lately Disney seems to be pumping out live action remakes of their classics over the last few years. The latest of the live action films that is set to be released March 17, is a tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast. It also happens to be one of my favorites. Some brows were raised when a clip f...

Oscars Envelope Reads Wrong

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Abigail Smith, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) accountants must have been in La La Land last Sunday. Death threats have forced the PwC accountants that were responsible for the Best Picture fiasco, to get bodyguards according to reports. A historical moment was made in the 89 years of the Academy Awards, when the wrong ...

The Sex Talk I Wish I Had

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Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Let's Talk...

I’ve been blessed with parents that understand that the world changes and the way they we're raised is not necessarily the best parenting approach in this day and age.  They’re both pretty open and would go the extra mile to expose me to situations other parents would never dare to let...

Stand Up, Girl

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Abigail Smith, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

As women continue to burst through the glass ceiling in forms of progress, things are not necessarily getting easier. We are making grand strides, yet some are crumbling before they can get even close for reasons beyond their control. More women have entered the workforce, and their vulnerability...

Why We Need Planned Parenthood

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Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writer

February 25, 2017


Filed under Let's Talk...

As human’s discovered many years ago, sex is pleasurable and not restricted for the sole purpose of reproduction. Everyone is entitled to sexual autonomy, whether that means waiting until marriage to have sex and having only one sexual partner in their lifetime, having multiple sex partners and casual...

The 2017 Brit Awards: The 1975 Winning British Band to their Hack on their Performance

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Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

The 1975 being who they are always stand out. It may be the words that come out of Matty’s mouth, their choice of clothing, or even the way they wear their makeup. Either way, one always has something to say about the band. On the night of, February 22, it was the annual Brit Awards where the British...

Rewatching White Collar for Another Time

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Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

Neal Caffery, Peter and Elizabeth Burke, June Ellington, Mozzie, Diana, and Jones make up what the show, White Collar is. White Collar is about a con man, Neal Caffery (who is played by Matt Bomer), works for the FBI under Peter Burke's custody. I never watched the show from the beginning on the ...

All You Need is “Love” – New Single from Lana Del Rey Tells Us

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Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Girl on the Train

Lana Del Rey's new music video is literally out of this world.

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