The Weekender

Snapchat Update Angers Users

9 months ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on Snapchat Update Angers Users
In recent weeks, popular social media app Snapchat dropped a major update, one that has been receiving a lot of feedback from its users worldwide. However, the major consensus of Snapchatters is overwhelmingly negative when it comes to opinions about the overall look and effectiveness of the update. The update was introduced to users in Read More

Are The Academy Awards Ready to Say #TIMESUP?

9 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Are The Academy Awards Ready to Say #TIMESUP?
Dressed for a funeral or a red carpet? In their choice to don full black outfits, subverting the normal red-carpet status-quo of competitive designer get-ups, the Me Too and Time’s Up movements represented a funeral for Hollywood’s history of sexual violence. The 2018 Golden Globes marked the first time that Hollywood’s big-wigs convened in public Read More

Won’t you be my neighbor?

9 months ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Won’t you be my neighbor?
Tom Hanks will put on the iconic red sweater made famous by Fred Rogers in his television series, “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” for an upcoming biopic about his life and legacy entitled “You Are My Friend.” According to Vanity Fair, the biopic is currently being slated to be directed by Marielle Heller. The story is about Read More

News of a Stormi causes a storm

9 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on News of a Stormi causes a storm
Columnist Wynter Bond shares her view on the announcement of Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy. So, the news that (most of) America was waiting for finally arrived last week: yes, Kylie Jenner was pregnant but surprisingly, there was no big hoopla during it. On Feb. 4, the youngest Jenner sister posted on social media platforms, confirming both Read More

Shedd shines in local production

9 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Shedd shines in local production
Theatre and Women’s and Gender Studies professor, Dr. Sally Shedd performs in a local theater performance of “Rapture Blister, Burn” by Gina Gionfriddo. A tinny broadcast of “I Am Woman Hear me Roar” fades away as the lights come up on a tense gathering of characters. Two women, instantly recognizable as being of different walks Read More

“Quiz with me and get some money”

9 months ago Allaina Boggs Comments Off on “Quiz with me and get some money”
HQ is the latest craze taking over our smartphones. The latest app to take over the lives of college kids, parents and more has been one that could prove as a source for additional learning. HQ Trivia, an app created by previous Vine owners Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll, features different rounds of trivia and Read More

Bang For Your College Buck

12 months ago Julie Ainsley Comments Off on Bang For Your College Buck
“Home of the Virginia Slice.” That’s the first thing you see when you happen upon Benny Damato’s in Ghent. This is home to the huge slice that floods instagram that is the perfect hotspot for the college student on a budget. Benny Damato’s offers regular slice of cheese pizza only costs about $4 with extra Read More

Floribama What?

12 months ago Caimaya Ashton Comments Off on Floribama What?
A lot of people are familiar with the hit show Jersey Shore. Unfortunately, that show came to an end. Never fear, you do not have to cry about not having your favorites go wild on the TV screen. The producers of Jersey Shore have linked back with MTV bringing you eight hot young adults who Read More

Famous Feuding

12 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on Famous Feuding
Every day, there seems to be a new case of a celebrity unfollowing a former best friend on social media or writing plastic wrap see-through lyrics calling out the one that did them wrong. More often than not, we tend to take sides. Some celebrity feuds are just so utterly ridiculous, it makes me realize Read More

Fright Night Countdown

1 year ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Fright Night Countdown
As Halloween approaches there are some brave souls that celebrate the season by watching their favorite scary movies. It’s a time for horror magic and mysticism. These cold days are perfect for heating up some popcorn, eating that early Halloween candy and scaring the soul out of your bones. It builds character. If you so Read More