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New home in Columbus for 2016 Alternative Press Music Awards

  Held in Cleveland for the past two years, the Alternative Press Music Awards (APMAs) will be moving to Columbus. The APMAs honor the best in pop punk, alternative rock and other music genres.   Since the APMAs began in 2014, the awards show has formerly been held in large venues around Cleveland, including The…

JCU Human Rights Film Festival encourages student action

John Carroll University’s Peace, Justice and Human Rights program presented the fourth annual Human Rights Film Festival on Saturday, Nov. 7. The event featured three award-winning films, each a witness to human rights violations and a testimony to the unique stories of an individuals’ struggle for human dignity. The first film presented was the 2009…

Taylor Swift removes all music from Spotify

One of music’s biggest artists made a bold statement, shocking and disappointing fans worldwide.   On Oct. 27, American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released her fifth studio album, “1989.”   According to The Daily News, Swift’s album sold 1.287 million copies within the first week of release. A week after her album debuted, Swift decided to…

B.J. Novak debuts children’s book

Many know B.J. Novak as Ryan Howard from the “mocumentary” known as “The Office.” Now, Novak has used his comedic talent to write a children’s book entitled, “The Book With No Pictures,” designed entirely with no pictures.   This is Novak’s first children’s book. Both funny and creative, this book, according to Entertainment Weekly, is…