Politics with a side of comedy: Review of The Second City at Elon

9/2/16 1:45pm

In their self-proclaimed “political” show, The Second City performed almost two hours of sketch and improv comedy for a nearly full house in McCrary Theatre Thursday night.  Hailing from Chicago, The Second City opened in 1959 and has produced comedy greats like Tina Fey, Gilda Radner, and ...

Underground concert scene, uncovered

11/7/15 1:21pm

Frat parties aren’t for everyone, but music is universal. Throughout North Carolina, cool concert venues are tucked away in the mountains, and some only require a 30-minute drive. If you’re looking to step outside the bubble and are in the need of a concert fix, here’s a guide to the hippest ...

Drake and all his memes steal the show

11/6/15 8:44pm

“You used to call me on my cell phone” ... is the beginning lyric of this song of the week. And it doesn’t take a lot of guessing to know that it’s none other than Drake’s big single "Hotline Bling."

A night with Taylor Swift

10/23/15 11:32am

After what seemed to be the longest week ever, the day my roommates and I had been waiting for all week finally came. The Taylor Swift 1989 World Tour was stopping in Greensboro, and we had three seats in section 126 with our names on it.

'American Horror Story: Hotel': a whole new level of shock and scandal

10/13/15 4:30pm

Forget the UGG boots, Pumpkin Spice Lattes and flannels — I know it’s fall when the season premieres of my favorite shows start popping up again, and that means it’s time to stock up on the tissues. The season of ugly sobbing and excessive hyperventilation is upon us, my friends, and no other show can get us into that creepy, soul-sucking, Halloween mindset like "American Horror Story."

Gigi Hadid speaks out against body shaming

9/29/15 2:19pm

It is no surprise that Gigi Hadid has class and dignity on top of her dazzling looks. On Monday, Gigi released a statement on Instagram that captured her raw emotions and feelings towards the negative comments she receives on social media about her looks and figure. “These are obviously also people that don’t think of you as an actual human with actual feelings, which I think is a really big problem right now in social media,” Gigi told Vogue.com exclusively. “There are people who feel like they’re able to hide behind their usernames and their private accounts, who feel like they can say whatever they want and it won’t affect anyone.

Barbie gets her period

9/24/15 11:17am

Last week we showed you a very bloody Donald Trump, and this week we're continuing the conversation with more menstrual-talk. First, let's talk about Lammily dolls: they're basically Barbie dolls, only with normal, realistic, human proportions and features.  Their newest feature: having their period.  Yup, you read that right.

No funny business here: Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll call it quits

9/23/15 11:19am

Comedians, Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll are done after two years of dating.  US Weekly reported that the couple simply couldn't make it work due to their busy schedules, a source exclusively told US Weekly.  "Unfortunately, they just couldn't make the relationship work with their schedules," said one insider to the magazine who was close with both comedians.  Amy and Nick's love couldn't last because of their constantly busy schedules.  "They really tried, but it just wasn't realistic anymore," adds the source.