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Miami’s Ultra Music Festival tradition continues this March

Hardwell live on the main stage at Ultra at Miami 2015.   Ultra Music Festival in Miami is coming right around the corner as the new year approaches. March 18th, 19th, and 20th mark Ultra’s eighteenth annual edition of electronic dance music’s most anticipated event. What once started as a humble one-day electronic music concert, … Continue reading

The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Truly experience Portuguese culture at the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament July 28 through the 31 on Madeira Field, in New Bedford, MA. The smell of chouriço fills the air and the sound of live music echoes throughout the neighborhood. This is no ordinary feast, it is the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament, the world’s … Continue reading

Get in the Holiday Spirit at the Ithaca Ice Festival!

While strolling through our (hopefully snowy) winter wonderland of ice sculptures and holiday lights you might find yourself asking, “Is it the North Pole?” But no silly! It’s Downtown Ithaca’s annual Ice Festival! On December 10th through 12th in the commons of Ithaca downtown, the annual Ice Festival will take place. You can enjoy a … Continue reading

Bo Burnham’s Rise to Comedic Greatness

Back in 2006, an 16 year old living in Massachusetts native uploaded a video to YouTube of himself performing comedic style music. Almost 10 years later, he has become one of the world’s foremost comedy acts. Born Robert Burnham to his a construction worker and and a school staff nurse in a small town, Burnham … Continue reading

Ashley Mardell Proves the Importance of YouTube

Minnesota native shows how YouTube is more than just a place where you can watch videos that will make you laugh. When people think of YouTube, thoughts of bizarre challenges and cat videos come to mind. YouTube personality Ashley Mardell, however, continuously proves that it is much more than just a hub for ridiculous viral videos. … Continue reading

No Man’s Sky: Indie Sci- Fi Game of Galactic Proportions

The upcoming space simulation video game, “No Man’s Sky,” by Hello games, recently shown on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, has been turning heads in the industry since its reveal in 2013 for its grand scale and unusually small indie development team. Hello Games are close to finishing their latest title “No Man’s Sky.” … Continue reading

An Apple-Themed Takover in the Ithaca Commons

A stand at the 30th Annual Apple Fest; via Flickr, Hannah MacLean The air for most of weekend was as crisp as apples as attendees waiting in lines wrapping around buildings to get their hands on the coveted apple cider donuts. Once out of the line and armed with a box or two of fresh goodies, … Continue reading

Charity Hospital in Afghanistan Shuts Down After United States Airstrike

Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) accuse United States of “war crime” after hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, is harshly affected by United States airstrike. A US-conducted airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killed 22 people on Saturday, October 3 when a hospital in the area was bombarded several times over the course of an hour. The hospital, … Continue reading

Kim Davis Making Her Way Through the Media

Despite recent Supreme Court rulings, same-sex couples are still finding difficulties gaining marriage licenses in some parts of the country. One area that specifically sticks out is Rowan Country in Kentucky. Kim Davis, 49, has recently been declining granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples in her hometown in Kentucky. Although she considers herself a Democrat, … Continue reading

Becoming the first sitting president to meet with inmates, President Obama plans to spark a reform

HBO teams up with Vice to document America’s mass incarceration issue in “Fixing the System,” which features President Obama’s historic meeting with inmates from El Reno Federal Correction Institution in Oklahoma. According to Prison Policy Initiative, over 1.5 million people are locked away in prison. Of those 1.5 million prisoners, a little more than half … Continue reading

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