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Songs of the summer offer nostaglia and empowerment

Amanda Cavoto — Arts & Entertainment Editor Music has an interesting way of leaving a mental watermark on each of the four seasons here in Connecticut. Songs seem to have a lasting impact that can transport people to the time period in which they first heard it. Let us take a look at the songs that will be a staple to the

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Movie Review: “The Night Before” creates good laughs for this holiday season

Philip Zoppi – General Assignment Reporter “The Night Before” delivered one of the most hilarious Christmas movies in a long time. Ironically, the beginning of the movie started off in a somewhat sad state. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, one of the three main characters in the movie, lost his parents in high school. After Levitt lost his parents, Seth Rogan and Anthony Mackie, the

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Media Phenomenon: “Fandom” Explained

Allaysia Varnado – Special to the Southern News  With the rise of new celebrities or entertainers comes large fan bases who dedicate their time to supporting their favorite musical artist, sports star, etc.. Dictionary.com defines a fandom as, “fans collectively, as of a motion picture star or a professional game or sport.” Fandoms include: the boy band One Direction, rapper

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Demi Lovato’s inspiring book is a daily reminder to stay positive

Demi Lovato performs in Brazil in 2014. Photo Credit: Focka Natalie Barletta – Opinions Editor Usually when a celebrity writes a book it’s one of the following. The first is an autobiography of their side of their life story such as Miley Cyrus’ “Miles to Go.” The next is a fiction novel where the story may or may not be good, such

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