The Residential Quad was packed on the evening of Friday, April 13 as students gathered to watch an energetic performance by Max Schneider, better known as MAX.
How #MeToo and Time's Up Shaped the 2018 Awards Season
Last year, Hollywood was changed by the allegations of sexual harassment and assault by women against Harvey Weinstein. These incidents that were brought to light were a turning point in American society in our recognition of sexual harassment in the workplace. Never before has the world seen so many recognizable celebrities speak up about facing harassment in the industry.
MU Rocks and Raises for the American Cancer Society
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – On March 31st, Hawk TV and WMCX banded together to put on Rock N Raise, an annual benefit concert for the American Cancer Society. This year’s lineup included three local bands – Drive, Kid, Shark Club, and Halogens – along with a stellar solo act, Slaughter Beach, Dog (also known […]
Strawberry Girls "Italian Ghosts" Reborn
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Strawberry Girls‘ third full length album, Italian Ghosts, a revitalized version of their debut EP, was released on February 17. When comparing both versions, it’s easy to see the immense growth within the band’s sound and production value. Strawberry Girls consists of three members: Zac Garren on guitar, Ian Jennings on […]
Ed Sheeran's New Album Was Worth the Wait
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – It had been a long time since the world heard new music from Ed Sheeran, and the wait finally ended on March 3, 2017 when he released his brand new album ÷ (Divide). Comprised of 16 tracks and a whole lot of nostalgia, this album is truly special, and deserves the […]
40 Years Later, the Rumours Are Still Flying
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – In the summer of 1967, guitarist Peter Green and drummer Mick Fleetwood left their band John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers. They teamed up with guitarist Jeremy Spencer and bassist Bob Brunning to form their own ensemble, and played their first gig that August under the name Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac […]
24k Magic or Fools Gold?
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Bruno Mars has consistently crafted successful hit songs, both solo and as a featured artist, since his career launched back in 2010 when he sang the catchy chorus for B.o.B.’s “Nothin’ on You”. His latest album, 24k Magic, was highly anticipated after the explosion of his popular single, “Uptown Funk”. In the transition he’s […]
Justice Goes from Grit to Disco with "Woman"
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The French DJ duo Justice released their third album Woman on November 18, which features a unique take on nu-disco and shows a deterrent from their natural gritty and dark tone towards a much brighter 70’s pop sound. This album reveals how Justice morphed their style from Grit to Disco. Woman contains 10 songs, the […]
4 Your Eyez Only: A Personal Message from J. Cole
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Recording artist and producer J. Cole has become a powerful voice in the hip-hop community after his speedy rise to fame. His stand-out style has shown up once again on his latest album, 4 Your Eyez Only, which was released on December 9, 2016. There are only 10 tracks on the album, […]
When Gambino and Glover Collide: Awaken, My Love! Album Review
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – One of the most interesting entertainers of our generation, Donald Glover has released a head turning new album, titled Awaken, My Love!, under his stage name, Childish Gambino. Glover has recently reached new levels of popularity, thanks to his writing for 30 Rock, helping create and direct the hit show Atlanta, and being a unique stand up comedian. […]