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Binge Watch Guide: Spongebob Squarepants

Oh, Magic Conch, how should I put off getting anything done over break? By watching “Spongebob Squarepants,” of course. Winter Break is the perfect time to turn on a few episodes, eat some Spongebob character-shaped Kraft Macaroni (still the best mac and cheese I’ve ever had) and relive your childhood. If the folks of Bikini Bottom weren’t a part of your elementary school years, it’s never too late to start and finally see what the hoopla is about.


Stay sane during winter break with these songs

Winter break — the perfect way to spend oodles amount of time with family, high school friends you wanted to avoid and your pets. While it’s nice to have a solid month to relax and deal with zero academic responsibilities, sometimes the endless hours of watching Netflix and eating cookies makes for a boring week (or weeks). If you are tired of the seemingly endless pit of free time and want some pump up music to dance to or want to tune out your annoying cousins — this playlist is sure to suite your needs.


5 Christmas songs that should exist

Thanksgiving has come and gone, leaving us all with tighter fitting pants and a solid month of Christmas music everywhere you go. Despite being a huge enthusiast of everything Christmas, I have to admit that hearing the same Michael Buble song over and over again can make you feel a little less than jolly (“Santa buddy”? Really?). What Christmas music needs is some more variety.


​Have Mercy leaves room for improvement at Greene Street

The touring life is an unforgiving one for upstart bands attempting to make an impression in music scenes that still reward blood, sweat and tears over the ability to produce formulaic hit singles. There is a sharp disparity between the luxury of Beyonce and Bieber’s deluxe touring buses and the harsh reality of a four person band, their crew and gear trekking across the states in a tightly packed rented van. When confined to this standard of living, a five-week tour often seems an eternity.


iTunes reviews take on Adele's 25

Unless you’ve been hanging out with your friend Patrick Star under a rock for the last week, then you’re surely aware that Adele released her newest album “25” last Friday.


Review: We're here for both One Direction and Justin Bieber

It’s hard being a fangirl. Not only do you know so much about people you will most likely never meet, you’re also wildly defensive about those people and are always ready to read anyone who doesn’t understand why they’re famous. It’s even harder to be apart of two conflicting fandoms. Therefore, Nov.13 was a hard day for Beliebers and Directioners.


New Album Showdown: Justin Bieber vs. One Direction

Five years ago, Justin Bieber and One Direction came out as the biggest teen pop sensations and stole the world’s hearts. However, as the time has passed both have matured into completely new entities, and that’s reflected in their newest music.