From emo to alt-rock to ‘80s synth, Paramore has done it all; now, after a five-year hiatus, they’re stepping into an interesting new genre of horror-rock. Released on Jan. 12, “C’est Comme Ca” is Paramore’s fierce new single from their upcoming album This is Why. While the ‘80s-fueled After Laughter was an admirable shift for […]
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Monmouth University’s Counseling and Prevention Services (CPS) partnered with The Seeing Eye to host a “Puppies and Ice Cream” event, aimed at reducing students’ stress as they approach the last few weeks of the semester. According to their website, the Seeing Eye is a nonprofit organization based in Morristown, NJ that trains Seeing Eye dogs […]
For many modern daters, stuffing notes in a crush’s locker or sending roses signed by “Your Secret Admirer” has largely been replaced with swiping right on a smartphone screen. Many college students have made a beeline to online dating, with popular apps like Tinder, Bumble, and Hinge taking the forefront. According to the Pew Research […]
Ever since Stranger Things premiered on Netflix in 2016, it seems like all things ‘80s has infiltrated 21st century media. This might have encouraged Amazon Prime Video to produce a TV adaptation of Brian Vaughan’s 2015 comic book series, Paper Girls. Premiered on July 29, 2022, Paper Girls tells the story of four 12-year-old girls […]
When I was only a sophomore in college, I decided I wanted to pursue graduate school. I met with my advisor and matriculated into the 4 +1 dual BA/MA program for English with a concentration in creative writing. As a result, I am able to graduate with an MA in English one year after obtaining […]
Technology has played a large role in students’ experiences with classes and socialization during the COVID-19 pandemic. While it offered broad horizons and significant opportunities in terms of online learning and staying connected with friends via social media, some students have found that excessively plugging in had a detrimental effect on their overall college experience. […]
When I was seven years old, I had my lifelong dream figured out: I wanted to be a writer. I can proudly say that dream has come true.
The year is 2008. You pop Taylor Swift’s Fearless into your CD player, and you hear the snare drum that commences the album’s titular song.
The six Jones siblings—George (21), Isabel (20), Adam (18), Emily (16), Eliana (14), and Jack (13)—grew up in the suburbs of Geneva, Illinois, just an hour away from the Windy City. It was here that they began pursuing music, going to piano lessons, taking performing arts classes at their local community college, playing in their school talent shows, and ultimately starting a family band. Originally called Summer Monkeys, the band has since changed their name to SM6.
In the “work-from-home” age of the pandemic, with most classes being held virtually at home or in your dorm room, it’s easy to find your desk overflowing with clutter. However, now that spring has sprung and finals are around the corner, it’s important to find time to clear your workspace of the various books, stationary, and even water bottles piling up at your desk.