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YouTube Eggs on Cover Song Overload

By Allison Stubblebine, Music Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

With the advent and growth of YouTube's free-for-all content, the music industry has become oversaturated with content.

Spring television premieres, farewells

Spring television premieres, farewells

By Laura Kristen LoTurco, Anubhuti Kumar, Jim Muntisov,, and Audrey Deng

January 26, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A recap of the television shows premiering this spring.

Hilton opens up on NYU, blogging career, regrets

Hilton opens up on NYU, blogging career, regrets

By Aicha Fall

November 24, 2014


Filed under Features

The name Perez Hilton is synonymous with Hollywood scandal, but before Hilton built his celebrity gossip blog into a multimedia and multi-million dollar empire, he was a student in the Tisch School of the Arts.

LGBTQ community assumes starring role in recent TV shows

LGBTQ community assumes starring role in recent TV shows

February 12, 2014


Filed under Arts

The LGBTQ community has seen a rising importance and visibility in the media in the past few decades. LGBTQ characters are featured in extraordinarily successful television series like “Glee,” “The Office” and “Modern Family.” Celebrities who identify themselves as LGBTQ are also grabbi...

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Glee’s’ excess falls flat with age

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Glee’s’ excess falls flat with age

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Five years ago, “Glee” entered the world with a campy, musical touch on a heartwarming and hilariously self-aware tale of high school. America’s jaws — and those of McKinley High students and staff — hit the floor when New Directions performed an overly sexual rendition of Salt-n-Pepa’s “Push It.”...

‘Glee’ shows lack of focus following Monteith tribute episode

‘Glee’ shows lack of focus following Monteith tribute episode

October 18, 2013


Filed under Arts

With five seasons under its belt, “Glee” has become a staple of FOX’s lineup. Year after year, the show trudges along, leaving no pop song untouched. Now with the Cory Monteith tribute episode behind us, “Glee” is on a month-long hiatus to pick up the pieces and try to rearrange them into ...

Chris Colfer’s screenwriting debut fails to electrify audiences

Chris Colfer’s screenwriting debut fails to electrify audiences

January 10, 2013


Filed under Arts

Several years ago, when he was still in high school and his Hollywood career had not yet begun, Chris Colfer wrote "Struck by Lightning," a quick-witted, but ultimately futile film. Yet with an all-star cast of up-and-comers, including Rebel Wilson (“Pitch Perfect”), Sarah Hyland (“Modern Family”)...