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“Day in The Life” of the Training Dancer

“Day in The Life” of the Training Dancer

Briana Doran, guest writer December 14, 2023

Interaction one~ Family Gen X Friend: “What do you do?” Me: “I’m a dancer!” Family Friend: “Oh, interesting!” (Awkwardly starts talking to the nurse in the family) Interaction...

Lloyd Culbreath on “The Working Dancer”

Briana Doran, Guest Writer December 13, 2023

Lloyd walks quietly into the studio on the 3rd floor of Carson. He observes as the dancers chat and stretch minutes before class. Once the clock hits 12:59, Culbreath makes small talk, and then the music...

Behind the Song: A Visual Symphony of a Music Producers Day

MariaChiara Ansioso, Guest Writer December 7, 2023

Walking up Harding Ave, in my home state of New Jersey, I feel nostalgic through my now 19-year-old eyes. It was around three years ago when I started coming to the recording studio myself to intern and...

Sitting with a Songwriter: A Conversation with Liv Byrne

Sitting with a Songwriter: A Conversation with Liv Byrne

Brady Evans, Guest Writer December 6, 2023

Marymount Manhattan College has been graced with many exceptional artists, and Class of 2023 alum Liv Byrne is no exception to that.    Byrne, who double majored in Acting and Business (with...

Mikhail Anderson: Tattooing to success

Mikhail Anderson: Tattooing to success

Elliott Case, Managing Digital Editor October 25, 2023

  Picture this: you are strolling down the vendor-filled sidewalks of Canal Street. Through a vortex of flashy shades and counterfeit designer purses, you manage to stumble into a world of art and community. ...

How Lana Del Rey Reinvented the Nostalgic American Aesthetic

How Lana Del Rey Reinvented the Nostalgic American Aesthetic

Francesca Crumpton, Digital Managing Editor October 17, 2023

On October 3rd I experienced one of the best nights of my life, and I met the one and only Lana Del Rey. My roommates and I bought tickets on a whim when she announced her tour, without thinking about...

Kaytraminé Don’t Need No DJ... They Don’t Even Need A Set

Kaytraminé Don’t Need No DJ… They Don’t Even Need A Set

Kylee Simpson, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

It was 11:30 p.m., and the crowd had been waiting for Kaytraminé to step on the stage. Just as the concert-goers began to feel the weariness and fatigue that comes with the infinite waiting,...

Dancers At Work: Highlighting Student Choreographers

Dancers At Work: Highlighting Student Choreographers

Francesca Crumpton, Staff Writer May 3, 2023

On April 21st and 22nd, the Marymount Manhattan College dance department showcased its talents with nine impressive performances in the Dancers At Work Program B. These students worked to choreograph,...

Perfect Addiction: Breaking Romance Stereotypes

Perfect Addiction: Breaking Romance Stereotypes

Najla Alexander, Crime Beat Reporter, Features Editor April 19, 2023

The film industry, specifically the YA Romance genre, has been producing movie-book adaptations that either capture the book's soul or turn it into something else entirely, whether it comes down to the...

The Influence of Black History and Commercialized Fashion at FIT’s Fresh, Fly, Fabulous: 50 Years of Hip Hop Style

The Influence of Black History and Commercialized Fashion at FIT’s Fresh, Fly, Fabulous: 50 Years of Hip Hop Style

Rayiah Ross, Social Media Manager April 19, 2023

Inside the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Museum at FIT, holds vintage apple bottom jeans, Deaf Jam University jeans, and nails worn by Cardi B. The large Fresh, Fly, Fabulous: 50 Years of Hip Hop...

Did You Scream for Scream 6?

Did You Scream for Scream 6?

Najla Alexander, Features Writer, Crime Reporter April 1, 2023

*Warning Spoilers*   The newest addition to the iconic franchise that is Scream has surpassed all five previous films in their box-office debuts once released in theaters with a whopping profit...

MTs Got The Beat: A Rundown of MMC’s Production of Head Over Heels

MTs Got The Beat: A Rundown of MMC’s Production of Head Over Heels

Brady Evans, Staff Writer March 13, 2023

MMC’s Musical Theatre program impresses audiences yet again with their mainstage production of Head Over Heels.   Head Over Heels was directed and choreographed by Bethany Christine Elkin...

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