Lily Harrington, University of Georgia
She was the most powerful woman in the world for eight years, and she did a lot to earn it.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
You love watching, so why not listen?
Anushna Patel, University of California, Santa Barbara
Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both 22, break down relationships, finances, Netflix and much more.
Jocelyn Campos, University of Texas at San Antonio
YouTube Music might be the dark horse of streaming services, but it’s only getting better.
Yoni Yardeni, Pierce College
Every time Earl drops new music the world becomes a better place.
Brandon Sasserson, University of New Hampshire
The series chronicles the downfall of professional athlete Aaron Hernandez, but raises questions about much more than football.
Gracie Riley, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Her poetry exposes the way the U.S. military warps language to conceal the atrocities it commits.
Moiz Rizvi, University of Texas at Austin
Because nowadays, who needs more bulls***?
Michelle Dreyer, Southern New Hampshire University
‘The Great Depression’ cycles through the stages of grief, exploring the spectrum of mental health on the way.
Sarah Brown, University of Florida
Grande’s savvy branding has elevated her from musician to pop culture icon.
Sierra Zareck, Haverford College
Becca Blyn, Harvey Mudd College
The superstar has transformed from a sweet, talented actress into a goddess.
Victoria Macias, University of California, San Diego
Sensitivity > machismo.
Helping our earth, one photo at a time.
Katie Farrell, Queens University of Charlotte
Move over, Taylor Swift.
Lexi Anderson, Pratt Institute
The book of poetry is a masterclass in how to evoke emotion by zeroing-in on the quotidian.
The trio of veterans are pushing sonic boundaries on the multifaceted collab.
Mohsin Hamid’s debut novel explores a unique side of one of America’s darkest times.
Kaitlyn Quinn, Seton Hall University
After four years of waiting, fans now have four new songs.
Allison Kestler, Augustana College
Sure, Kanye’s politics are a mess. But his products aren’t.
Don’t call me maybe.
Emphasis on the ‘good’ part.
If the teasers are any indication, making sense is not their top priority.
Sara Perkins, University of Indianapolis
To spread awareness about species extinction, the group once released a vinyl designed to break after a number of plays.
If you’re looking for a serious self-love trip, this is the book for you.
Danielle Richardson, Florida State University
In light of Ibi Zoboi’s new novel, here are the four best retellings — with a twist! — of ‘Pride and Prejudice.’
Kylie Harrington, University of Southern California
Can turning classic literature into Instagram Stories actually get more young people to read them?
Mayer is teasing fans on Instagram as he prepares to drop a new project.
Never, ever slopped up.
You know what they say about all good things …
The rapper’s untimely death has only given his music a renewed sense of poignancy.
The past you, present you and future you will love Kaye’s imaginative poetry.
Tucker’s gender confirmation has shifted the duo’s sound, giving the twosome entirely new vocal options.
Nicole Andrasko, University of Pittsburgh
Thanks for listening.
Some of the most popular video makers are switching platforms.
Hasn’t everyone had enough of this s—?
They can’t reject everything, right?
Michael Wu, Case Western Reserve University
Camila Cabello has already made it to superstardom. Now, it’s Normani’s turn.
Are you more of a plotter or a pantser?
There’s more to the flyover states than just corn.
Happy Halloween, stay sexy and don’t get murdered.
These canonical texts are the basis of nearly every film curriculum.
Confessions of a former concert addict.
Is she pop sensation or fierce advocate? Both.
To the disgust of fans, the singer’s father is pushing the tour ahead.
You wouldn’t gamble with brujería at this time of the year, would you?
Please stop listening to ‘Astroworld.’
In celebration of her album releasing on Nov. 2, we look back on Streisand’s life and stellar performance career.
Now you can learn the things you need to know that you didn’t know you needed to know.
Paige Brauser, Connecticut College
The sharp EP proved that the overcooked ‘Slime Language’ was just a misstep.
Thomas Turner, University of Rhode Island
Host Ethan Klein may be a bit rough around the edges, but you’re not going to find the same pop culture scoops anywhere else.
Jenna Benchetrit, McGill University
The new album simultaneously sticks to the band’s roots and grows out of them.
Small enough to fit in your pocket, big enough to change you.
The brothers, and their extended family, have created an empire built on good-natured humor.
Her queer identity has no affect on her ability to have children, to the surprise, apparently, of many.
Zachary Truesdale, University of Texas at San Antonio
Festival season is upon us.
Look what you made me do. (Spoiler: it’s voting.)
The Chicago-based musician is everything good about timeless hip hop.
Before you buy a 99-cent song on iTunes, make sure you know who’s pocketing the money.
Time to get your teenage angst on.
Marianne Quijano, Texas A&M University
Headbanging doesn’t have to be only for guys.
The genre-repellant musician gets frank about his mental health and love life over deeply rolling bass riffs.
The work is an articulate call for representation that accurately reflects how critical women have been to the industry.
Sivan’s small but impactful goal is a perfect example of smart activism.
The first weekend of Austin City Limits was nearly flawless across the board, from music to logistics to a Longhorns win.
Lil Wayne’s newest release is a journey through his ridiculously vast and remarkably witty discography.
Her newest novel, ‘Vengeful,’ adds more dynamic characters to her already impressive list.
Being kicked out of his house might have been the best thing that ever happened to Frank Lopes.
The two are currently on tour promoting Hank’s first novel, ‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,’ and their lovable dynamic is on full display.
The album nearly five years in the making, and reportedly Wayne’s last, has arrived.
Caitlyn Conville, Bergen Community College
The Russian visual artist’s breathtaking illustrations will leave your jaw hanging and mouth watering.
After years of jamming together, the fun-loving Austin band is ready for their festival debut.
Will your favorite novel be the same as America’s?
Myah Clinton, University of Alabama at Birmingham
The novel follows 16-year-old Viv as she anonymously publishes activist zines to combat her peers’ misogyny.
Katie Sheets, University of Vermont
Ah, young love.
Maya Ramani, University of Virginia
Is it still positive representation if the actress plays a snake?
Christian Cannon, Rice University
For anyone struggling to decide their passion and their education, it doesn’t get easier.
Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
Young adult literature is doing far more than dominating the bestseller’s list. It’s taking a stand.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
The official trailer for ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ was released Tuesday, and people have a lot to say about it.
Kiersten Lynch, Seton Hall University
Forget ASMR: These visually artistic and musical masterpieces will help you unwind and understand music in a deeper way.
Get ready for some chairs to turn.
Josue Romero, Southwest School of Art
Can blockchain technology provide a sustainable, democratic platform to sustain honest journalism?
The story of a small city in Newfoundland in the wake of Sept. 11, ‘Come Away from Me’ reexamines the event from a perspective you would never believe is non-fiction.
Only soup can save us now.
Davis’ book, ‘Are Prisons Obsolete?’ proposes a radical solution to the problem of prisons.
It’s the singer’s first single in three years.
Alex Futo, Otterbein University
The ‘friends first, music-makers second’ twosome are EDM pioneers worth listening to.
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Don’t even try to resist.
Erika Skorstad, Champlain College
From a society populated solely by women to a young ghost who delights in wearing a sheet, these stories will haunt you in every possible sense of the word.
Not all literature has to focus on doom and gloom, nor does it really have to make much sense.
Casey LaValley, Ferris State University
The time to stop listening to the haters is long overdue.
From the raunchy ‘Fuh You’ to the heavy ‘I Don’t Know,’ nothing is off-limits on Paul McCartney’s latest album.
With her biting lyricism and hushed delivery, the former slam poet has quietly climbed the hip-hop ranks.
Disclaimer: This book requires your commitment, but it will give you all its love.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
Shady’s back … but please don’t tell a friend.
Ashlyn Leigh Willis, University of North Alabama
If, of course, his new EP ‘Nina Cried Power’ isn’t enough for you.
Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
The program commits people to keep their promises, which can be more powerful than you can imagine.
Tricia Crimmins, Bates College
The eight person indie pop group represents what the web has done for music.
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