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Morgan Francis :
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Morgan is an undergraduate student at Fordham University looking to get her degree in marketing. She's a New Jersey native and loves working and going to school in New York City. She hopes to one day live in New York City in between frequent trips abroad.
June 30th, 2015
This spring, Major Lazer released “Lean On,” a single off of its newest album, Peace is the Mission. Currently #17 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, its electronic beat and upbeat vocals make it the perfect song to blast on the car radio, windows down, on a trip to the beach. Major Lazer is a group known for its fun, summery beats. The band, composed of Diplo, Boaz van de Beatz, and a few others, typically creates electronic music infused with reggae and dancehall. Previous hits include songs like “Hold the Line,” “Pon de Floor,” and “Get Free” — all songs that showcase lead vocals associated with the Caribbean sound. “Lean On” features MØ, a Danish electro pop artist, as the lead singer.…
January 29th, 2015
Not all of us are lucky enough to live in a place where the average temperature in January is 7o°. Even worse, not all of us can afford to make a tropical getaway in the winter. But all of us can find a way to escape the cold during this frosty time of the year. Busted Halo has a list of great winter staycation ideas that will help you warm up and get as close to a sunny vacation (and sunny state of mind) as possible! Throw a summer-themed party. Decorate your house with plastic flamingos and fake palm trees. Get out the blender and mix summery drinks. Have friends over to help you get into the summer spirit. Eat barbecue. Need a reminder of the summer months? Have some barbecue. Head to the nearest homestyle barbecue restaurant…
August 19th, 2014
A guide to getting along with roommates the first year of college
Ah, the beginning of freshman year of college. The living situation is dreaded by students and parents alike: parents because of empty nest syndrome, and students because of roommates. In all honesty, new college students will not be living on their own; they’ll be sharing their space with one, two, even three people at school. Dorm life does not stop at sharing physical space; it grows into sharing time (waking up, going to bed, watching TV), sharing responsibilities, and sharing personalities. Living with people means getting along with others in the most extreme sense: you are literally coexisting with someone else. It may seem like a lot to process, but do not fret! Busted Halo® interviewed Vickki Massy,…
June 18th, 2014
If you’re looking for this summer’s most action-packed blockbuster, then you should not see The Fault in Our Stars. But if you’re looking for a movie with a little more depth than just superheroes, explosions, and gunfire, then you should get to the theater now. And based on the box office numbers, you won’t be alone. Warning: Bring an entire box of tissues. (I made the mistake of leaving mine at home and was left with the back of my hand.) The film adaptation of John Green’s famous novel follows 16-year-old Hazel Grace, who suffers from cancer that makes breathing difficult. She carries around an oxygen tank and must wear a tube around her face everywhere she goes. Though reluctant, she attends a weekly…
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