Category: ARTS & LEISURE

Demi Lovato showcases confidence with fifth album

Demi Lovato showcases confidence with fifth album

Demi Lovato was born to sing: that much is clear. With the release of her new album, fittingly entitled Confident, the former Disney star emerges with the determined self-assurance and poise that Camp Rock’s Mitchie Torres, whom Lovato first portrayed back in 2008, initially lacked. Between promoting awareness for mental disorders and serving as one of music’s most motivational figures […]

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Stores constantly advertise for Black Friday, that way they can attract more shoppers.

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

For over 80 years, Black Friday has attracted Holiday shoppers across the country to venture out to stores in search of some of the best deals of the year. Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days out of the season and always occurs on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Although Black Friday, entices an immense amount of customers, there […]

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“The Martian” Review

“The Martian” Review

A science fiction and fantasy based film, “The Martian” is directed by Ridley Scott and features actor Matt Damon as astronaut Mark Watney. After being deployed into space by NASA, Watney and his crew experience an intense storm while studying Mars. As the crew attempts to make their way to safety, a flying object stabs Watney, causing him to lose […]

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Mocking Jay Review: The Epic Conclusion

Mocking Jay Review: The Epic Conclusion

The last movie of the heralded series “The Hunger Games” did not disappoint its viewers as the crowd exited the theater cheering and clapping. The late night premiere of the heavily anticipated movie was packed with Marjory Stoneman Douglas students all wanting to find out what would happen in this very famous book trilogy which was turned into four movies. […]

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“The Seed” Coffee Shop Sprouts in Boca Raton

“The Seed” Coffee Shop Sprouts in Boca Raton

The Seed, Boca’s first speciality coffee shop and juice bar, embodies a hipster and inviting aesthetic which can be perceived by its cozy and uplifting space.   The craft coffee shop, located on 199 West Palmetto Park Road, is tucked into a small, seemingly- neglected shopping center easily passed at first glance.    The menu offers a variety of coffees, […]

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Adele triumphantly returns with new single

Adele triumphantly returns with new single

On Friday, Oct. 23, after four long years, British singer Adele greeted the music world all over again with her new single “Hello.” The single came as a major surprise for her fans. For a year, it had been rumored that the “Rolling in the Deep” crooner was working on an album entitled, 25. The whispers around the world soon would […]

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“Revival” marks Selena Gomez’s transition into adulthood

“Revival” marks Selena Gomez’s transition into adulthood

Selena Gomez is no longer the wand-wielding teenager whose presence on Waverly Place constantly led to televised conflict. With the release of her fifth studio album, Revival, Gomez fortifies her departure from juvenile issues and her transcendence to adulthood. Released on October 9 through Interscope, Revival boasts a satisfying collection of songs fueled by honesty and packaged with enticing hooks […]

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Kardashian sisters discussing their apps at the Apple launch in Soho.

Kardashian Apps Expand their Multimillion Dollar Empire

This fall, the Kardashian sisters released their lifestyle apps which have become the newest addition to their successful entertainment platform.They have done it all from a reality show, clothing line, jewelry line, makeup brand, hair accessories, video games, and much more but now the famous sisters have found a way to make a profit from the social media aspect of […]

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“#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” Review

“#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens” Review

Parents, teachers, and teenagers alike received a reality check on Monday, Oct. 5, with the airing of “#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens,” a CNN special report on how social media is changing the way teens are growing up, hosted by Anderson Cooper. The two-year investigation followed 200 eighth graders at eight different schools in six states around the […]

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Drake and Future, ‘What A Time To Be Alive’

Drake and Future, ‘What A Time To Be Alive’

On Sept. 20, rappers Drake and Future surprised their fans with a new mixtape titled What A Time To Be Alive. In this album, the dynamic duo combined their talents to deliver a total of eleven songs which they claim to have produced in a very short amount of time. Although the two artists collaborate as a cohesive unit claiming […]

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