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Emma Costello

Madonna: The Enduring Appeal

In music today, it’s incredibly hard for artists to stay relevant because we’ve already crowned the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Prince of Pop, and even the Princess of Pop. It’s a challenge for upcoming artists to break into…

Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman and Re-examining To Kill a Mockingbird

With the news of Harper Lee’s sequel Go Set a Watchman to the literary classic To Kill a Mockingbird, many book nerds shook with excitement. Scout’s story tells us of the racial inequality in the 1930s, as well as how…

The Cult of Celebrity.

Emma Costello explores the evolution of celebrity culture throughout history. Whether it’s Kim K’s rear on your Facebook; Kylie Jenner’s plump lips clogging up your Instagram feed, here or Paris Hilton’s latest “investments” on your Twitter feed – it’s become…

Should Music be Free

  Thousands of fans cried into their laptops and iPhones the day Taylor Swift decided to remove her latest songs from Spotify. Buzzfeed had a field day with articles thanks to it. This led to many artists having their opinion…