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It’s a ‘Gleeful’ journey that gives reassurance

It’s a ‘Gleeful’ journey that gives reassurance

Briana LucaStaff Writer

October 26, 2010

It is well known that "Glee" has become a pop culture phenomenon but on Oct. 5, all that went up in the air as the show's most controversial and pivotal episode hit the airwaves. The episode was "Grilled Cheesus" and addressed the topic of religion. The episode starts out with Finn seeing an imprint of Jes...

Perez Hilton decides its time for a change

Meaghan McGoldrickStaff Writer

October 26, 2010

"I want to be the change that I want to see in others," proudly declared renowned celebrity gossip columnist, Perez Hilton in an interview with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. The longtime "king" of nasty comments and entertaining, but hurtful celebrity gossip, has called it quits on the bullying front...

Lessons learned from “The Social Network”

Lessons learned from “The Social Network”

Richard AmicoStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

Everyone wants to belong to something. As an element of human nature, we strive to associate ourselves with some club, sports team, or whatever else the heart desires. That's how man is programmed. It is a simple fact of life and there's no sense in debating the issue. If you claim to be above this me...

Introducing a 3D Galaxy Far, Far Away

Introducing a 3D Galaxy Far, Far Away

Margaret AndracchiStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

Whether you are young or old, a fan or a hater, no one can deny the immense cinema icon that is the movie saga "Star Wars." So everyone can understand the wave of excitement that rippled around the world when it was announced that all six movies, yes, all six movies are planned to be re-released and ...

Is this the real Slim Shady?

Andrew CasalinoStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

Trust me, you didn't just experience Deja Vu...that Eminem song on the radio really did just get played for the fifth time. Sure, it's catchy, but can we really listen to the same song over and over again? Whether we like or not, Eminem has become more mainstream and radio-friendly on his latest album....

NHL 11 game surpasses previous releases

NHL 11 game surpasses previous releases

Matthew BuzziStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

As of Oct. 7 the NHL hockey season has begun. A month in advance, the latest game in EA Sports' NHL franchise, "NHL 11," was released to get fans excited for the upcoming season, and hopefully convert new fans as well. Although U.S. hockey fans are not high in number, they are very avid, enthusiastic ...

‘What would you do before you die?’

Briana LucaStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

"Living life without regret, living life without the ‘What If.'" That is a statement made by Duncan Penn on Oct. 4th's episode of the hit MTV show, "The Buried Life." The show is in its second season and is a smash hit. The show is centered around the question ‘What Do You Want To Do Before You ...

‘Glee’ pays homage to music of Britney Spears

‘Glee’ pays homage to music of Britney Spears

Meaghan McGoldrickStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

Britney Spears' talent has never really been argued. On the other hand, her good-girl reputation and even her sanity, are sometimes debated. This month, Fox's hit series "Glee" took on Britney, devoting an entire episode to the occasionally questionable role model. The episode, "Britney/Brittany," air...

Amanda Bynes’ on-again, off-again career

Margaret Andracchi

September 30, 2010

The actress Amanda Bynes is causing a bit of confusion in the past months regarding her acting career. Twitter has been the main powerhouse behind this confusion, specifically tweets from Bynes. In June the actress had tweeted that she had decided to retire from acting at the young age of 24. Yet in Jul...

A world gone mad for hit series ‘Mad Men’

Richard AmicoStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

"It's a business of sadists and masochists and you know which one you are," said the secretary. Poignant and precise, "Mad Men" can best be described as a television series that chronicles the lives of those who take pleasure in receiving or inflicting pain. Set against a backdrop of cigarette smoke ...

New film ‘Easy A’ earns an easy A

Lauren UrbanCopy Editor

September 30, 2010

The infamous double standard regarding men's and women's sexual lives has existed since the beginning of history, with men as the breadwinners with more freedom, while women as caretakers in the home. Even with myriad of women leaving their traditional roles for the corporate world, and more men taking on th...

Coffee House exceeds expectations with hit performances and record attendance

Meaghan McGoldrick Staff Writer

September 30, 2010

On Sept. 15, Iona College Campus Ministries held their first Coffee House of the year. The Coffee House is an event held on campus that creates a place for Iona students to show off their talents, and is the organization's most popular event. The Lapenta End Zone was bursting at the seams with guests filling ev...

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