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iheartradio music awards 2015

Broader Social Messages of iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015

  iHEART RADIO MUSIC AWARDS 2015 The iHeartRadio Music Awards got off to a shaky start on Sunday evening, with an awkward performance from “Best New Artist” nominee Iggy Azalea. No surprise that Taylor Swift took home (earned) 3 awards for “Artist of the Year,” “Song of the Year – Shake...

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Maria Chimes In: Episode 12 – We Are Made of Music

    MUSIC AS A UNIFYING FORCE This week on Maria Chimes In, co-host Kathryn Tam and I delved into a topic that is intrinsic to our spirits, but one we have yet to thoroughly examine: music. We believe whole-heartedly that music of all types transcends differences and is a universal, unifying force....

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Iggy Azalea: A Silent Distraction

  #BlackLivesMatter has reverberated across the United States—a terse message with vast implications. It is a statement whose poignancy must not be misunderstood or fall on deaf ears. #BlackLivesMatter has confronted us all; it has found its way on our social media accounts, sprawled across our television screens, and echoed...

communication

This Is The Communication Dilemma

I recently read this article entitled “Fuck Yes or No” by Mark Mansion. It popped up on my Facebook and given the title, I had to read it. This article talked about how important it is to be able to identify a relationship worth pursuing, and how vital it is...

Body Image

Body Image: Confident and Healthy Is Beautiful

Body Image As people grow up, they hear they should take pride in their bodies. Beginning in grade school, bodies change during puberty and can bring about distorted images. Bigger boobs, taller statures, and strange weight fluctuations all draw attention in both negative and positive ways. Media Even into adulthood,...

Is Swag Overload Where Justin Bieber Went Wrong?

Pop superstardom is a rare space that the majority of the population will never have the chance to enter. Along with that fame comes an extremely high level of scrutiny, amplified by the prevalence of blogs and social media. Add youth to the equation and we have the recipe for...

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Miley Cyrus Really Won’t Stop

I’m pretty certain that the entire world has heard at least one thing about Miley Cyrus and her recent performances [Ed.Note: Behaviours?]. From the VMA’s to her two very “out there” music videos, Miley has definitely left a stark mark on the entertainment world in a very short amount of...