Category: Local

The Capitals Even the Series in A Pulse-Pounding Thriller

Nick Colletti WGMU, Sports Blogger Thursday April 20, 2017 The heavily favored Washington Capitals have faced an opponent in the Toronto Maple Leafs that many predicted would be eliminated with ease by a D.C hockey club that has played some of its best hockey in franchise history. Three games into this series, the Maple Leafs …

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Crystal Fighters @ Black Cat 04/14

Sasha Toophanie, Music Director On April 7th, 2017, Washington D.C.’s Black Cat was humming with anticipation for Crystal Fighters! The electronic/folk band hails from London and their third studio album, “Everything is My Family” released October 21st, 2016. Crystal Fighters have gained a loyal following since their first album release in 2010, and much of …

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Lit&Local: Electric Heart

Based in Sterling, VA, Electric Heart pulls at the strings of music lovers everywhere. The duo consists of Padi Goudarzi and Sean Ghosh, two childhood friends who mix soul, folk, alternative, and indie into their own distinct genre. They reach out to the D.C. and Virginia area by playing at open mic nights and local gigs. Almost a capella, …

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The Capitals Defeat the Jackets at Home in a Thrilling OT Victory

Nick Colletti WGMU, Sports Blogger Friday March 24, 2017 In what was the most significant game of this long season, the Washington Capitals win an OT thriller against Columbus to remain as the top seed of the Eastern Conference. A nail-biting contest between two heavyweights in their fierce division was a low-scoring feud and perhaps …

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The Greater The Risk, The Greater The Reward in LDRs

Michael Cohen WGMU Blogger Relationships are interesting, to say the least.  However, being in a long-distance relationship is even more interesting.  I admit that it sucks being in a different state than the person I love.  However, being involved with somebody you truly love, rather than settling for somebody who lives close to you can be suitable to …

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Grande?! No Way!!

Kyle Kuhn WGMU Blogger Twenty-three years old, $10 million net worth, and a fan amount equivalent to Beyoncé’s, is what we all wish for, right? Well, in 2009, this wish soon became a reality for hit pop star, Ariana Grande. Ariana, now debuting her “Dangerous Woman” tour, has gone from Broadway shows to concerts holding …

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Are Music Videos Dead?

Kaitlyn Koegler WGMU Blogger It’s a question many music fans have asked, and certainly one that doesn’t come without its merits. After all, one of the first suggestions that pops up on Google when typing in, “do music videos” is “do music video still exist?” While many of us know they certainly still exist, to …

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The Greatest Show on Earth!

Kyle Kuhn WGMU Blogger Clowns. Lions. Magic. Thrill. Are you ready for the circus? Because we know that the Circus is ready for us. Founded in 1871 by none other than the original Ringling Bros., The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be appearing at the Eagle Bank Arena! If you are into …

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The Game Boy for Adults – “Nintendo Switch”

Michael Cohen WGMU Blogger Friday, March 3 was the launch of Nintendo’s first console since 2011. The console is the Nintendo Switch. The Switch costs approximately $300. The console has a design that is comparable to no other on the market. The controllers slide on/off the sides of the screen allowing it to go from …

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Mixtapes

Alyssa Casano WGMU Blogger There’s nothing like the gift of music. When you have a message you want to say but are unable to put it into words there is likely a song out there to express the message for you. Want to tell someone that you love them? There are millions of songs for …

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