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Depop Lets Students Sell and Trade

By quovadis May 1, 2018

By Matthew Serraty Staff Writer Recently, I have been looking to sell clothes and shoes that I do not have any use for anymore. I stumbled upon this new app, Depop, where people can sell, buy and even trade clothes, shoes and accessories. The app uses a system that is similar to social media apps like Instagram and Twitter. You post pictures of the clothes you are trying to sell, and other accounts on Depop can give...

Toronto Rapper Killy Releases New Album

By quovadis May 1, 2018

By Matthew Serraty Staff Writer Toronto rapper Killy released his debut project called “Surrender Your Soul.” He is 20 years of age and has been releasing a majority of his music through Soundcloud. Killy gained quite a following with his first music video “Killamonjaro” having sixteen million hits on YouTube. With being so young and having such success early, it makes “Surrender Your Soul” an interesting and compelling listen. Through the project, you can tell that Killy...

Logic Pro X Gives Musicians a Chance to Record at Home

By quovadis May 1, 2018

By Ali Austin Staff Writer If you are a home studio musician like myself, chances are you know about Logic Pro X. Logic Pro X is a recording and editing software that allows you to do a variety of things such as record vocals/instruments, edit sounds, create instrumentals and more. It is the most recommended software to use for people who don’t want to pay an hourly fee for studio time. Though the cost of $200 might...

Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria Performs at Starland Ballroom

By quovadis April 25, 2018

By Bridget Quimby Staff Writer The Starland Ballroom will have a live concert with the bands Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria at their Sayreville location on Thursday, May 3 starting at 5:30 p.m. According to the Starland Ballroom website, all ages may attend this concert. However, you must be at least 21 years old to purchase alcoholic beverages. Tickets for the concert start at $35 for general admission, not including taxes and fees. According to the...

‘Thinner Than Water’ Receives Standing Ovation

By quovadis April 25, 2018

By Claudia Ugbana Staff Writer The Middlesex County College Theatre Department featured the play “Thinner than Water” in the Studio Theatre on April 12 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Theatre Director Anna Sycamore Demers introduced the play with a brief summary of what the play would be about, informing the audience that the play included profanity. The play was centered around three siblings who are forced to put their contempt for one another aside to aid...

New Season of Roseanne Adds Politics to the Comedy

By quovadis April 18, 2018

By Jamal Kingston Opinion Editor The series “Roseanne” that aired from 1988 to 1997 on ABC that starred legendary comedian and actress Roseanne Barr and Sara Gilbert rebooted in a new phase on March 27 at 8 p.m. The show’s return had been seen as a big deal in entertainment and politics. The show, based on the Connor family, a blue-collar white, working-class group in Middle America, is seen as a show that could explain how white,...

Review: Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ Needs Some Changes

By quovadis April 10, 2018

By Malcolm Rambert Staff Writer “Isle of Dogs” is a stop-motion animated film directed by Wes Anderson, marking this as his second time directing an animated film. The film stars Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum and a number of Wes Anderson’s usual acting crew as the voices for the animated characters. The setting for the movie takes place in the near-futuristic Japanese city of Megasaki, where there is an outbreak of a virus that is believed to have...

Pinot’s Palette in South Plainfield Brings Wine Lovers and Artists Together

By quovadis April 4, 2018

By Candaice Weller Staff Writer Pinot’s Palette is a paint studio located in South Plainfield. It’s a great place to host private parties and can still be fun, even if you aren’t the best artist. Customers go online, choose the location of the studio and use the event calendar to choose the painting they would like to participate in. The prices of the paintings cost between $25 and $45, depending on the difficulty. Pinot’s Palette does provide...

MGMT Releases New Album After Five Years

By quovadis March 27, 2018

By Scott Pietschker Managing Editor MGMT released a new album on Feb. 9. The album’s title is “Little Dark Age” and is their first album since their self-titled album, “MGMT,” which was released in late 2013. “Little Dark Age” was released to critical acclaim, and reverts back to their most popular album, “Oracular Spectacular.” The album holds many great songs, including the track “Little Dark Age.” The track features many upbeat, poppy synths that MGMT fans have...

The State Theatre in New Brunswick Performs ‘The Wizard of Oz’ with Special After Parties

By quovadis March 27, 2018

By Claire Lacy Lifestyle & Culture Editor The Broadway musical version of “The Wizard of Oz” will be performed at the State Theatre in New Brunswick on Friday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 5 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Kelly Blithe, director of communications at the State Theatre, said, “This [performance] is a State Theatre New Jersey debut.” According to the State Theatre website, there will be a cast party after the show on...