Gabbi Calabrese, Arkansas Tech University
Can the YA author do his beloved ‘Uglies’ series justice after 13 years?
Tricia Crimmins, Bates College
The popular podcast emphasizes learning rather than knowing, a refreshing change from most modern media.
Kiersten Lynch, Seton Hall University
Read one and call us in the morning.
Jamie Lovley, University of Maine
The new album is ablaze with burns for her rap cohorts, but a heaping portion of the disses are aimed at her rap goddess rival, Cardi B.
Remember: avoid eating Instagram influencers’ favorite forest berries.
Yoni Yardeni, Pierce College
It’s not his best work, but there are still bangers to be found.
Shaina Lapuebla, Central Connecticut State University
Like so many other memorable combinations, the hybrid genre doesn’t have to make sense to work.
Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
The latest album from Travis Scott plays out like a boring drug trip at an amusement park.
Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
Any of these is perfect for when you need a break from adulting.
Ashlyn Leigh Willis, University of North Alabama
While the genre is still plagued by homophobia, several of its most prominent members are bringing much-needed reform.
Allison Kestler, Augustana College
Via YouTube, a passionate community of bookworms has reinvented the art of storytelling.
Monica Petrucci, Emerson College
Levithan’s identity-less protagonist has a way of connecting with … everyone, surprisingly.
Can anything really compare to the heartbreaking masterpiece that is ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ though?
Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
Imagine all the likes … err books you can get.
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
Brown’s return to the world of ‘Red Rising’ is still epic 10 years later.
Originality is overrated.
Michelle Dreyer, Southern New Hampshire University
It’s about a lot more than the books.
Bradley Howlett, Grand Valley State University
And, if my conspiracy theory proves true, they might all actually just be one person.
Katie Sheets, University of Vermont
Because you know you want the Insta pics.
Tori Ihnen, Fort Hays State University
If Step No. 1 is calling attention to yourself, Russ has done that in spades. It’s his music that might not be up to snuff.
It’s been a good year for the Flower Boy.
Myah Clinton, University of Alabama at Birmingham
The novel approaches issues like immigration, mental health and questions of identity from an entirely unexplored perspective.
Kylie Harrington, University of Southern California
John Carreyrou’s account of the rise, lies and fall of Theranos is both gripping and thought-provoking.
Raina Sciocchetti, Unity College
Just listening will get your heart racing.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
My anaconda don’t want 6ix9ine.
Alexis Rogers, Temple University
Rumor has it the project might even feature a Stevie Wonder collab.
When pedophilia scandal arose around James Gunn, Disney fired him. Now that a similar incident is facing Harmon, Adult Swim is balking.
In recent weeks, the live streams have really just gotten completely out of control.
When Chapel sang, ‘I’d rather be broke than brain-dead,’ I felt that.
With ‘Boy in Jeans,’ the former teen star makes his return to music as an out man, confident lyricist and rising star.
Carrie Christensen, Pensacola Christian College
‘Pinocchio’ in particular is one seriously problematic story.
When dropping out and living in a tent downtown starts to look dangerously appealing, pull out one of these bad boys.
Don’t listen to any of these alone.
Twenty-one and up only.
Christine Fang, University of California San Diego
In the group’s newest release, K-pop meets Latin flair meets fiery vocals.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
*Note* These are also great if you have read a graphic novel.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
10/10 would recommend taking a listen.
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
Here’s to hoping that other mothers get that option too.
The non-profit hosts events across the world that give talented speakers a venue to share their hilarious, moving and sometimes horrifying stores.
Rachel Hall, Augustana College
Because everyone has a good bad brain, really.
Spoiler alert: Musicians really like doing drugs.
Lesbian Jesus has risen.
Josue Romero, Southwest School of Art
There might be more effort behind good sci-fi than any other genre.
Fewer beefs, more heartwarming friendships please.
Not one of which is ‘Donald Trump Jam’ by USA Freedom Kids.
Jaden Smith might actually be on to something.
Anastasia Cottone, St. Bonaventure University
The real crime would be not giving them a chance.
If ‘Despacito’ taught us anything, it’s that we’ve been sleeping on Latin music.
Natalie Sonier, Wake Forest University
Step aside, Jay and Daisy.
‘Keke, do you love me’ and my dance moves?
Joey Cunningham, University of Arizona
The Fontana, California, event has become one of the country’s most hyped festivals.
Rebecca Crosby, Trinity College
The singer, actress, sobriety spokeswoman and mental health advocate was taken to the hospital from her Hollywood home.
Jon Favreau’s new podcast is an engaging show on the boring topic of party politics.
Remington Jensen, University of Idaho
In response to worsening climate change, the psychedelic pop quartet is listening in.
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Turns out, you’re living the most impactful years of your life right now.
Why isn’t everybody obsessed with their music?
I been gettin’ lotta fettucine!
Despite its nascence, the controversial sub-genre has become known for its despicable figureheads.
Jen Tombs, University of Warwick
Do you really want to wear lingerie named after after a sex slave?
The UK duo’s newest album, ‘I’m All Ears,’ is one of 2018’s best.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
Who said video games and exercise don’t mix?
Sarah Penix, Ohio University
I would’ve handwritten this article if I could have.
Jen Richards and Laura Zak’s groundbreaking series has been nominated for an Emmy and is free on YouTube.
The cryptic clues they gave fans, though, were far from easy to decipher.
The year is only halfway over, but these rap songs have already gone the extra mile.
They believe in you, and you should too.
Surreal, hilarious and disconcertingly dark, the short story collection is a refreshing piece of original writing.
His lack of internet presence feels a bit like a wasted opportunity.
Yoga in the morning and EDM all night.
Can someone please find me a laotong?
The Oakland-area musician is singing and yelling and shouting ideas everyone needs to hear.
Everyone is a little bit hoping that Watson will suggest ‘Harry Potter.’
Although it took several high-profile deaths, mental health has finally becoming a national talking point.
She’s a successful artist who cares about women’s issues, okurrrr?
Candace Baker, University of Texas at Austin
Infowars might be a joke, but the audience it’s building isn’t funny at all.
In recent years, the former flower-toting lead singer of the the Smiths has become increasingly racist and Islamophobic.
A new radio documentary dives into the mystery surrounding one of the world’s most secretive musicians.
Erika Skorstad, Champlain College
You CAN, however, rely on these books to entertain you.
Ayanna Totten, East Stroudsburg University
Five albums later, Drake still manages to bring the feels.
Jenna Benchetrit, McGill University
He’s come a long way since ‘Hold Back the River.’
The project, which releases this Friday, aims to ‘strip genitalia away from the norms of music.’
There’s nothing more beautiful than a beautiful room filled with books.
Turn on, tune in and drop the misunderstood stigma that surrounds hallucinogenics.
And what a year it has been.
So far, they’ve managed to outsmart thousands of fans determined to decode the clues.
Apparently, history doesn’t have to make your life miserable!
Abby Hall, Hollins University
If she can’t make it big, K-pop might be in trouble.
We should all be more like Annie.
Self-love, body positivity and female empowerment galore.
Here are four other twosomes that need to put out music together, asap.
Not only will the story keep you up at night, it’ll make you do something more terrifying: consider the investigator as a person.
Turn on, tune in and make music.
It takes the average college student more than a week to finish a homework assignment, let alone an entire album.
Lexi Anderson, Pratt Institute
Feel old yet?
The film was so plagued with production issues that its mishaps led to their own documentary, ‘Lost in La Mancha.’
It’s one big chilled out synth-fest … where every song sounds the same.
Lead singer Brendon Urie’s struggles with substance abuse and mental health are front and center in the new album.
When he grows up, even Adonis will be disappointed with his dad’s first double album.
Cameron Andersen, New York University
Melissa Schuman and another woman’s accusations against Nick Carter prove that even pop icons are no longer untouchable.
The young, iridescent producer continues to fuse electronic music with dense hyperactivity.
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