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American Horror Story Season 7 Preview

American Horror Story Season 7 Preview

Eva Grove, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

It is that time of the year that we have all been looking forward too! American Horror Story is back with a brand-new season that is going to be creepier and more twisted than ever before. There is a lot of buzz about what exactly is in store for us. Something we do know is that the cast is changing...

Album Review: The Peace and the Panic by Neck Deep

Album Review: The Peace and the Panic by Neck Deep

Eddie Kuntz, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017

Over the course of the summer, Neck Deep slowly released single after single to their newest release The Peace and the Panic, and the full album certainly stood up to the quality exhibited on each of the singles. The basis of the album was revealed with the first release of “Where Do We Go When We...

Top Moments from the VMAs

Top Moments from the VMAs

Jessica Crosson, Entertainment Editor

August 29, 2017

1.Logic, Khalid & Alessia Cara's performance of 1-800-273-8255 As if you don't just get emotional from listening to Logic's 1-800-273-8255 now you can watch his emotional live performance of his suicide awareness song. Following his performance he gave a brief but powerful speech on his stanc...

Upcoming concerts to see this fall semester

Photo of Macklemore courtesy of Fiona Goodall/Getty Images.

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

August 11, 2017

There are plenty of musicians coming to the Pittsburgh area this fall semester. Pittsburgh is roughly an hour drive from the California University of Pennsylvania campus - if you're not counting the traffic. However, with the short drive, the entertainment coming to the city is worth it. Many artists...

Album Review: Imagine Dragons ‘Evolve’

Album Review: Imagine Dragons 'Evolve'

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

July 17, 2017

Imagine Dragons released their third album on June 23, with a much different sound. Many people use the term "selling out" when musicians and bands change their sound. However, for Imagine Dragons, the new sound is more upbeat, exciting and fun. Imagine Dragons is made up of Dan Reynolds, Wayne...

Netflix Spotlight: Orange is the New Black

Netflix Spotlight: Orange is the New Black

Jessica Crosson, Staff Writer

June 28, 2017

The first season of the hit Netflix series, Orange is the New Black, came out in 2013 and on June 9th the highly anticipated fifth season was dropped. This series began by following the story-line of Piper Chapman as stated below by IMDb. "Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug mon...

Concert Review: Chance The Rapper

The view of Chance The Rapper from my seat at PPG Paints Arena.

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

June 1, 2017

In the midst of NHL playoff hockey, PPG Paints Arena decided to share their space with Chance The Rapper. Chance - who's given name is Chancelor Johnathan Bennett - titled his tour the "Be Encouraged Tour." Chance didn't have any opening acts listed on his tickets, or his website, but did have a...

The Bachelorette: Rachel Lindsay

The Bachelorette: Rachel Lindsay

Jessica Crosson, Entertainment Editor

May 29, 2017

At the end of Nick Viall's season of The Bachelor, fans and Rachel Lindsay were left devastated when Viall chose Vanessa Grimaldi over Lindsay. But that wouldn't be the end of the road for Lindsay as it was announced that she would be the Bachelorette for season 13. May 22 kicked off Lindsay's jo...

Netflix Spotlight: Black Mirror

Netflix Spotlight: Black Mirror

Jessica Crosson, Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2017

The Netflix original, Black Mirror, was first introduced to viewers in 2011 when the first season was released. With three successful seasons under their belt, season four is set to be released this year. IMDb provides a very brief summary of what this show is about, writing "A television antholog...

Netflix Spotlight: The Office

Netflix Spotlight: The Office

Jessica Crosson, Entertainment Editor

May 11, 2017

The Office isn't a new entry to Netflix but it is definitely a show that should be on your "Must Watch" list. The Office ran from 2005-13 and received an 8.8 out of 10 rating on IMDb. With a total of nine seasons, this show is definitely a big commitment. However, fans would agree it is worth the...

Book Review: When Nobody Was Watching

Book Review: When Nobody Was Watching

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

May 10, 2017

Carli Lloyd is a name most people in the United States - and even abroad - have heard. Lloyd is a midfielder for the United States Women's National Team. She's two-time Olympic gold medalist and winner of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. For her efforts in the final match of the 2015 FIFA Women's...

Concert Review: Mayday Parade & Knuckle Puck

Photo of Mayday Parade at Stage AE submitted by Abby Highberger.

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

May 2, 2017

It's hard to believe that Mayday Parade's debut studio album "A Lesson in Romantics" is officially 10 years old. To celebrate, Mayday parade announced a United States - as well as United Kingdom and Australian - tour to celebrate. Tagging along with Mayday Parade is Knuckle Puck and the Milestones. On...

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