Music review: Nick Jonas’ ‘Close’ is a ‘true representation of every relationship’

  JENNIFER DRURY STAFF WRITER It is pretty clear at this point that Nick is everyone’s favorite Jonas Brother, at least when it comes to being a solo music artist. About a month ago, Nick Jonas announced that he would be blessing us...

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Drew invites the Florham community to Drewchella festival

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Drew University, one of the three universities located in Madison, will host the second annual Drewchella music festival on April 16 from 12 to 5 p.m., and FDU students are invited to attend. Drewchella is primarily put on by...

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Kanye West, ‘The Life of Pablo,’ music streaming – and why it matters

NICK GORDON Contributor The digital age has brought unprecedented changes to some of the most established media, altering them in polarizing ways. Physical copies of movies and albums have seemingly become novelties, while streaming services like Netflix and Spotify have become...

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Reaction to Lady Gaga performance at the Oscars

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 28, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony was hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Many films were awarded for their creativity and brilliance and many actors, actresses...

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Former Def Jam CEO talks music and media

ANDREW DAKAN Design Editor Fairleigh Dickinson University’s celebration of Black History Month started with an event titled “Music, Media & Modernity.” The event, which took place on Feb. 4, was headlined with an interview with former Def Jam Records...

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Opinion: ‘Formation’ is not the best single, but the most controversial

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor By this point, almost everyone in the United States is at least familiar with Beyoncé’s newest and most controversial song, “Formation.” And most of these people have an opinion about the song, whether it is...

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Music review: ‘The Feeling’ is addictive and haunting

JENNIFER DRURY STAFF WRITER Justin Bieber is back on the scene with his new album, “Purpose.” In just its first month, it has already made its way to the number one spot on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums. “The...

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Professor at FDU releases anticipated rock CD

STEVEN MACRI Sports Editor In 1995, a band formed at Rutgers University that consisted of three professors. Two of the professors were a part of the Rutgers faculty and another one was teaching at William Paterson University. They named themselves The Professors...

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Rockstars collaborate with rappers – phase or permanent?

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief The first CD I ever bought (besides “Now That’s What I Call Music,” remember those?) was Blink-182’s Greatest Hits album in 2005. That CD, though bootleg, was my golden ticket into the world of rock-n-roll. The genre, back then,...

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