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Q&A with ‘American Idiot’ cast member, Chelsea Turbin

Q&A with ‘American Idiot’ cast member, Chelsea Turbin

Ryan Bunker, Staff Writer

February 19, 2013

From number one Billboard hits, to the big stage, Green Day’s "American Idiot" is bound to be a show stopper. With a Tony Award for best stage design and a Grammy for best musical soundtrack, this is one musical you do not want to miss. "American Idiot" takes us on the journey of three inseparable...

The Beach Boys win first Grammy

The Beach Boys win first Grammy

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer

February 11, 2013

The Beach Boys have finally won a Grammy- well, sort of.  Believe it or not, the group has never won a Grammy in a nominated category.  However, the group did win a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2001. The Beach Boys have been unsuccessful in nomination categories in the past years- including...

The Package Tour pre-sale gives you reason to wake-up early

The Package Tour pre-sale gives you reason to wake-up early

Andrea Zanaglio, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2013

With casting news for the spinoff of "Boy Meets World" this week comes even more news that 90s fans will enjoy. New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men will bring The Package Tour to Pittsburgh on June 11. If you are one of those girls who grew up with these boy bands plastered to your...

Beyonce’s “Lip-Gate”: Why does it matter?

Beyonce’s “Lip-Gate”: Why does it matter?

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

January 25, 2013

This Monday marked both President Barack Obama's second inauguration and the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. While both occasions were particularly significant for the nation, Beyonce was soon the focus after her performance of the Star-Spangled Banner at the inauguration. The questions...

50 years of Good Vibrations

Mike Funyak, Staff Writer

November 21, 2012

The year 2012 marked the 50th anniversary for the group nicknamed “America’s Band,” The Beach Boys.  With the group's infamous SMiLE album finally released in 2011, rumors began that the surviving members were planning a 50th anniversary tour. In December of 2011, remaining members Brian Wi...

Michael Haines’ legacy lives on

Patrick Ryan, Assistant News Editor

September 5, 2012

Sound learning, friendship, and moral rectitude: three cardinal principles of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. They were not only the cardinal principles of the fraternity as an entity but also its Founding Father of the Pennsylvania Pi Chapter, Michael Haines. Haines died prematurely as a result of...

A music review: Upcoming singles

Haley Sawyer, Contributor

August 27, 2012

Oh Love Green Day The first single from Green Day’s latest album, “¡Uno!,” is true to Green Day style, yet refreshing in its own way. It begins with a pleading Billy Joe Armstrong accompanied by a lone guitar.  As the song continues, it builds momentum and creates a relaxed, slow, chugging...

The Ceremony: Pet Sounds in Review

Jesse McCawley, Staff Writer

November 25, 2011

The Players: Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston – vox. Additional Personnel: The Wrecking Crew: famous session musicians whose careers were built on playing on this album If there is one album that should be required to all fans of music, if...

The Ceremony: Mylo Xyloto in Review

Jesse McCawley, Staff Writer

October 31, 2011

The Players: Chris Martin – guitars, keys, & vox Guy Berryman - bass Jonny Buckland  - guitars Will Champion – drums   Only a real Coldplay fan would have been anticipated among millions of others for the release date of Mylo Xyloto. It can’t be said the new Nickelback...

J. Cole Releases His Debut After a Two Year Wait

Ethan Woy, Staff Writer

October 14, 2011

For a while, the question wasn't when J. Cole's debut album was coming out, but rather if it was. Signed in 2009 as Roc Nation's first artist, Jermaine Lamarr Cole showed his immense talent in both rapping and producing with two critically acclaimed mixtapes in “The Warm Up” and “Friday Night...