Articles by Brynne Deppas

Nickelodeon strikes out with ‘Fun Size’

e Nickelodeon film “Fun Size” fell short in an attempt to reach both teen and “tween” audiences.  The content of the film focused on underage partying and suggestive sexual behavior that makes it borderline inappropriate for Nickelodeon’s target audience and uncomfortable for parents accompanying their children. The movie follows Wren DeSantis, played by Nickelodeon’s Victoria…

Lights…Camera…Emmys!

It is that time of year again: the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys kicked off the 2012 award season Sunday night on ABC. Television’s hottest writers, actors, producers and hosts were out in full force. The red carpet was flashing with bulbs of the paparazzi, capturing the latest trends donned by Hollywood’s finest. Jimmy Kimmel took…

Campus ministry showcases ‘I Pray’ hallway

“How do you pray?” It is a question with no correct answer or definition, a question the Rev. Jim Collins S.J. asked many in order to create his “I Pray” campaign. Collins’ campaign comes to life in the Campus Ministry hallway of the Lombardo Student Center. His creation includes 16 photographs of students and faculty…

Ingrid Michaelson grows up

Many remember the Old Navy sweater commercial featuring the song “The Way I Am.” However, what people don’t remember is whose voice was behind the quirky and catchy tune. Ingrid Michaelson is the folk singer/songwriter behind the many songs featured in commercials and television shows. She has done several collaborations with artists like Sarah Bareilles,…