Tag: Miley Cyrus

The MTV VMAs, as Interpreted by a Music and Communications Major

Taylor Swift performs at the MTV VMAs

Last night at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), we all learned the difference between gratuitous showmanship and tasteful performance. There were moments of pure, unadulterated talent and ferocious skill, and there were moments that were nothing short of public spectacle. A show like this one goes to prove many things; some would say the superficiality of… Read More

“Politicizing Beyonce” Class Now Offered at Rutgers University

When most people think of academics and literature, they think mathematics, philosophy, and the classic works. Although these topics and works of literature have a lot to offer, many students find them dry or out of context in today’s society. That is why universities like Rutgers and Skidmore College are offering classes on popular culture.… Read More