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RMU Theatre bares all

RMU Theatre bares all

Delaney Hassell, Assistant News Editor

February 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyles, Top Stories

 bare: A Pop Opera, RMU Theatres most recent musical production, is a no holds-barred, raw look into the most secretive and racy parts of peoples lives. The story is a complicated one. Basically Peter, a closeted gay senior at a Catholic boarding school, falls in love with his popular roommate, Jason....

Here’s what’s powering over a fifth of the Internet

Here’s what’s powering over a fifth of the Internet

Dylan McKenna, Technology Contributor

October 17, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Technically Speaking, Top Stories

According to Web Technology Survey’s, 23.1 percent of the top ten million websites are driven by a certain content management system. Big name publications like Time and Vogue are alongside Beyoncé, Nancy Pelosi, and this website right here in choosing WordPress as the backbone of their internet presence. WordPress...

Ultra High Definition: Is it worth it?

Ultra High Definition: Is it worth it?

Dylan McKenna, Technology Reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Technically Speaking, Top Stories

The last time you walked through a Best Buy, you may have noticed quite a few TV’s boasting about “Ultra High Definition,” or “UHD 4K.” It sounds awesome, four times the resolution of full HD, or four times what you might see coming out of your Bluray player. But is four times the resolution...

SNL Season 40: Change

SNL Season 40: Change

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Article

October 1, 2014


Filed under Laugh Out Loud, Lifestyles, Top Stories

This weekend marked the beginning of the 40th season of “Saturday Night Live.” Chris Pratt hosted, while Ariana Grande was the musical guest. Though, the biggest storylines going forward involve the changes for the show. Unlike a lot of people, I like watching “SNL” more for the cast members...

Comedy loses a legend: Robin Williams 1951-2014

Comedy loses a legend: Robin Williams 1951-2014

Matt Merlino, Assistant News Editor

August 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Laugh Out Loud, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Earlier today it was revealed that legendary comedian and Academy Award winning actor Robin Williams was found dead in his home at the age of 63. Though it has not been officially confirmed, it is believed that Williams committed suicide after suffering from depression. Williams was nominated for...

Paul McCartney Rocks The Burgh

Paul McCartney Rocks The Burgh

Mike Funyak, Lifestyles Contributor

July 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, Music, Top Stories

It has been 50 years since the Beatles performed at the former Civic Arena.  For many Beatle or Paul McCartney fans, it was feared Sir Paul would never return to Pittsburgh, until 2010 when he played two concerts to open the then new Consol Energy Center. Pittsburgh fans were given another chance...

“Tammy” is more of the same for Melissa McCarthy

“Tammy” is more of the same for Melissa McCarthy

Eddie Sheehy, Lifestyles Editor

July 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, Movies, Movies & TV, Out Of My Element, Top Stories

When I first saw the trailer for “Tammy,” one thing crossed my mind. Does Melissa McCarthy play the same character in every single movie? You know what I’m talking about. She’s a big girl with a big personality who wears T-shirts and sweatpants and who, despite what she might think, actually...

Lana Del Rey’s ‘Ultraviolence’ album review

Lana Del Rey’s ‘Ultraviolence’ album review

Kendall Valan, Assistant News Editor

June 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, Top Stories

After many rumors and false music career farewells, Lana Del Rey is back in full swing with her new album Ultraviolence, available in the U.S. on Tuesday, June 17. The artist had presented many doubts starting in 2012, after her release of Born to Die. She told Vogue magazine she was not intereste...

“22 Jump Street:” A sequel that’s . . . good?

“22 Jump Street:” A sequel that’s . . . good?

Eddie Sheehy, Lifestyles Editor

June 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Features, Lifestyles, Movies, Movies & TV, Out Of My Element, Top Stories

I'll be the first to say it. Sequels have a tendency to turn out bad.  I don't want to make any sweeping generalizations here, but sequels usually take everything you love about a first movie and mangle it with overly simplified, highly formulaic stories that make characters that once seemed so original,...

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume III

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume III

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor

June 8, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Features, Laugh Out Loud, Lifestyles

Okay, so I’ve been told that a lot of my previous ‘Grind My Gears’ may make me out to be a bit impatient, but let me assure you, that is not the case. Let’s be honest here, if people didn’t have anything to complain about, the world would probably explode. We all know that everyone can be...