People should look beyond dating apps

September 23, 2019 James Mercadante 0

In college, it’s hard enough finding a relationship when you’re already busy balancing your academic studies with other responsibilities, which is exactly why dating apps like Tinder and Bumble are so popular among college students. […]

Martinez makes waves with new album, film

September 17, 2019 James Mercadante 1

On Sept. 6, Martinez returned with her sophomore album and visual feature film, “K-12,” a bright, pastel paradise occupied with the most dismal, underlying meanings. The 90-minute musical film and album, written and directed by Martinez, can almost act as two separate entities, but are both relative to each other. […]

Grande album promotes self-love

February 12, 2019 James Mercadante 0

Just when you thought she was at the peak of her artistic success, Ariana Grande showed off even more new hit content. On Friday, Feb. 8, Grande released her highly-anticipated fifth solo-album, “Thank U, Next,” and may have unveiled her best, most cohesive body of work to date. […]

Student soloists sing covers of fan favorites

November 12, 2018 James Mercadante 0

Students had the opportunity to showcase their musical abilities through both covers and originals pieces. As the crowd grew larger, the soloists prepared for their performances by warming up their vocal cords or tuning their guitars, which made some audience members eager for the set to start.  […]

‘Love Simon’ warms viewers’ hearts

March 26, 2018 James Mercadante 0

Based on Becky Albertalli’s 2015 novel, “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,” “Love, Simon” is a coming-of-age story about Simon Spier, a student who struggles to come to terms with his closeted sexuality, and is willing to do whatever it takes to not be outed by another student who knows about his attraction to men. […]