Madeline Nagler

  • April 2, 2018By Madeline Nagler

    Friday at midnight, The Weeknd released a six-song EP to the surprise of both his hardcore and most casual of fans. “My Dear Melancholy,” (yes, that comma is a part of the title) is his first music release after the commercially successful, 2X platinum album “Starboy.” The Weeknd also lent his recognizable vocals to the

  • February 11, 2018By Madeline Nagler

    Like many socially conscious Americans, I participated in the largest protest (international or domestic) of all time. The Women’s March that directly followed the inauguration of Donald Trump extended far beyond the millions gathered in our nation’s capital, rallying women from all across the globe in a glorious, feminist battle cry. One year later, another

  • January 23, 2018By Madeline Nagler

    According to Urban Dictionary, to stan means to embody “all the aspects of what it means to be a huge fanatic of a music artist,” though in recent years that has grown to include television shows, films, books, franchises, you name it. Unlike ever before, fans have had the ability to connect with their favorite

  • January 2, 2018By Madeline Nagler

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been one hotly-contested film since its release. After garnering a 91 percent certified fresh rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, the audience review only rose to a staggering 51 percent. This makes it the biggest gap between critic reviews and audience reviews in the franchise’s history. I consider myself

  • December 18, 2017By Madeline Nagler

    Picture your first concert: the excited rumble of the crowd as everyone files into the venue, buying a t-shirt to show off, and your stomach doing somersaults as the lights went out in preparation for your favorite artist. As of late, thrilling experiences like that come at a higher cost than ever. Bots have posed

  • December 7, 2017By Madeline Nagler

    In the months since the nomination and election of Donald Drumpf, we have seen a certain word used more frequently across social media than ever before — platform. It’s Twitter’s new favorite word, and its overuse is starting to result in a lack of impact when using it. In a heated political climate, celebrities such