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Gambino”Awakens” in December

Gambino”Awakens” in December

Meghan Mahar
November 28
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Donald Glover, better known by his rapper alias "Childish Gambino," has released two teaser tracks from his third studio album Awaken, My Love!: "Me and Your Mama" and "Redbone."  This is Gambino's first major release since his second album Because The Internet in 2013, which pushed Gambino to mainstre...

Spotify Playlist: AMA Playlist

Spotify Playlist: AMA Playlist

Meghan Mahar
November 22
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Follow The Charger Bulletin on Spotify / @chargerbulletin On November 20, the 44nd annual American Music Awards celebration took place in Los Angeles. Popular artists are selected every year to be honored for their achievements, and then the public votes for their favorites. Here's songs from s...

Sad13’s Slugger Hits Home

Sad13’s Slugger Hits Home

Meghan Mahar
November 15
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Sadie Dupuis, multi-instrumentalist and lyricist of Speedy Ortiz, debuts her own sound with her first solo LP Slugger (pronounced as “Sadie”). Dupuis wants the world to know that she is an empowered individual that is not satisfied with the status quo. Dupuis’s success and quality of craft can...

Doctor Strange Makes Magic

Doctor Strange Makes Magic

Ben Atwater
November 15
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Franchise movie making has become one of the most profitable endeavors in the film industry.  Starting in 1977 with Star Wars, universe building has proven to yield returns of over a billion dollars a film. Franchises such as Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings capitalize on episodic installments in...

Spotify Playlist

Spotify Playlist

Meghan Mahar
November 15
Filed under Entertainment, Music

“My Shot” — The Roots feat. Busta Rhymes, Joel Ortiz & Nate Ruess The Broadway smash Hamilton: An American Musical gets a twist on “The Hamilton Mixtape” dropping on December 2nd featuring Sia, Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, John Legend, Chance the Rapper and more. “Me and Yo...

Concert Preview: Fitz and The Tantrums

Concert Preview: Fitz and The Tantrums

Meghan Mahar
November 9
Filed under Entertainment, Music

After 8 years as a band, Fitz and The Tantrums is ready to define their sound: In June, Fitz and The Tantrums released their third studio album. "Fitz and The Tantrums" turns over a new leaf for the band that was previously known for its soul, indie, and alt-rock: now, the group has streamlined their...

Broadway is With Her

Broadway is With Her

Angela Tricarico
November 7
Filed under Entertainment, Politics

The Broadway community has always been viewed as a tight knit family. With many of the same shared ideals and backgrounds, the Broadway community has come together even more this past year to support their presidential candidate of choice: Hillary Clinton. While there were performers supporting...

Shin Godzilla: A Terrifying, Timely Return of a Titan

Shin Godzilla: A Terrifying, Timely Return of a Titan

Ben Atwater
November 2
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Much of the appeal of film is the ability to tell stories that reflect real life contemporary issues. Forrest Gump is considered an amalgam of 1970s-80s issues. Inception is a commentary on corporate brain washing present in society.  Historical events inspire the fictional characters to act as a result of thes...

Ke$ha’s Comeback on Hold

Ke$ha’s Comeback on Hold

Meghan Mahar
November 2
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Four years ago, Kesha released her second studio album Warrior. The lead single, "Die Young" debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The album debuted at number 6 on the Billboard 200. Kesha was an international hit with a rapidly growing fan base. After capitalizing on this success with onl...

Book Review: The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

Book Review: The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

Angela Tricarico
November 2
Filed under Entertainment

In young adult literature, it is rare to find plot lines that does not feel excessive, overdone, and fake. The Great American Whatever, the debut young-adult novel from Tim Federle, is none of these things. It’s a refreshingly real take on grief, sexuality and coming of age. “I don’t conside...

Conor Oberst: Ruminations

Conor Oberst: Ruminations

Meghan Mahar
November 2
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Conor Oberst has had his share of struggles, but he is completely unafraid to share these experiences with the world. Oberst's tenth solo album Ruminations echoes the stories of his troubled past of addiction, loss, and pain. Ruminations delicately balances raw, delicate folk and heavy subject matter. ...

The Tea: This Week in Hot Topics

The Tea: This Week in Hot Topics

Khaaliq Crowder
November 2
Filed under Entertainment

This week in hot topics: by Khaaliq Crowder Justin Bieber on Meltdown Avenue again The Lowdown: Bieber is on his worldwide “Purpose Tour” and for the second time in one week he urged his fans to stop screaming during his performance and ended dropping the mic and walking off stage. He th...

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