Ramapo opens discussion for the climate crisis

Photo by Amanda Karp Ramapo College hosted an all-day event to tackle the subject of climate change. Held in the Trustees Pavilion on Nov. 20, the event, “Confronting the Climate Crisis: Ramapo’s Reckoning with Reality,” featured speakers such as First Lady Tammy Murphy, Samantha DiFalco of the Sunrise Movement and […]

Kesha’s single offers a glimmer at her upcoming album

Photo courtesy of jim pop, Flickr Kesha has released a music video for her new single, “Raising Hell (feat. Big Freedia),” from her upcoming fourth album “High Road.” The single marks her return to pop, following her 2017 album “Rainbow,” a ballad-focused and emotional record with feminist themes cataloged inner […]

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is a heroic end to the Infinity Saga

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Flickr “Avengers: Endgame” is already shattering records following its long-awaited release as the thrilling conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) 22-film long “Infinity Saga.” This final Avengers movie closes out Phase 3 of the MCU and concludes the original team’s fight against Thanos after […]

Cage the Elephant’s new album deals with loss

Photo courtesy of DeShaun Craddock, Flickr Grammy-award winning Cage the Elephant released their fifth studio album “Social Cues” on April 19, following a tumultuous time in the life of frontman Matt Shultz. The singer went through a divorce and lost two friends to suicide, and instead of becoming consumed in […]

Anderson .Paak’s fourth album is one of his best works

Photo courtesy of badjonni, Flickr Anderson .Paak released his fourth album “Ventura” on Friday, April 12, five months after the debut of his third album, “Oxnard.” The R&B/soul album has 11 songs across which .Paak explores relationships. Seven of the songs have a variety of features: André 3000, Smokey Robinson, […]

Sara Bareilles’ new album puts a spin on breakup songs

Photo courtesy of Lunchbox LP, Wikipedia Sara Bareilles explores a plethora of topics in her latest – and sixth – album, “Amidst the Chaos.” Her the subjects of her new songs are eclectic, ranging from the 2016 election of Donald Trump to breakups, and her struggles with depression. The album’s […]

Ben Platt’s debut album explores his relationships

Photo courtesy of Kirstenschleicher, Wikipedia “Pitch Perfect” alumnus and “Dear Evan Hansen” Tony winner Ben Platt released his debut studio album “Sing to Me Instead” this past Friday. The 12-track album is accompanied by the typical synopsis on iTunes, with a twist. Platt offers a snippet of what each song […]

Del Ponte’s Pizza is the perfect summer treat

Photo courtesy of Greg K, Yelp When the average New Jerseyan thinks of the shore, popular towns include Belmar, Asbury Park, Point Pleasant, Seaside Heights; the restaurants that crop up in and around these areas have special places in people’s hearts. In Bradley Beach, tucked away between Ocean Grove and […]