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Archive for February, 2012

INTERVIEW: Dr. Aref Assaf (American Arab Foundation)

posted on Feb.29, 2012

Dr. Aref Assaf is the founder of the American Arab Foundation and a regular writer for NJ.com. He focuses on Arabic, Muslim, and Middle Eastern topics.

On February 29, 2012, Melissa Radzimski & Amanda Reddington had the opportunity to talk to him about the recent NYPD scandal. Dr. Aref Assaf explained that the actions of the NYPD are quite damaging and have negatively affected the many Muslim Americans who were spied on in New Jersey and beyond.


Top 30 Albums of the Week

posted on Feb.29, 2012

Here are the Top 30 Albums at WTSR for the Week Ending 2/26/2012!
(Listed by Artist then Album Title)

1 TENNIS Young And Old
2 HOSPITALITY Hospitality
3 CLOUD NOTHINGS Attack On Memory
4 BLACK KEYS El Camino
5 BIG DEAL Lights Out
6 FIRST AID KIT The Lion’s Roar
7 CHIDDY BANG Breakfast
8 OF MONTREAL Paralytic Stalks
9 ASTEROIDS GALAXY TOUR Out Of Frequency
10 PLANTS AND ANIMALS The End Of That
Click here to see the full list.


Dry the River – The Chambers & The Valves

posted on Feb.28, 2012

Dry this River has it’s debut album coming out April 17th in the US. This date also marks the start of the band’s music tour around the UK. They hail from Stratford, a borough in London. If this smooth yet upbeat song is any indication this album should be filled with clever lyricism.

- Emily Melendez, Website Staff


INTERVIEW: Kirsten Haglund (Miss America 2008)

posted on Feb.27, 2012

On Monday, February 27, 2012, Kirsten Haglund (Miss America 2008) visited The College of New Jersey to talk about eating disorders and redefining what it means to be “beautiful.” She lectured about her own personal struggles with anorexia. The event was hosted by CAPS at TCNJ.

Kyle Smith had the opportunity to talk to her about a plethora of different topics, including the hit TLC show “Toddlers and Tiaras.” Kirsten and Kyle’s conversation is quite refreshingly honest, intelligent, and entertaining.

Learn about the Kirsten Haglund Foundation by visiting kirstenhaglund.org.


Arctic Monkeys – R U Mine?

posted on Feb.27, 2012

You know you like the Arctic Monkeys. And you know you like it when bands release new songs. And because you like these things, you are in luck. “R U Mine?” is AM’s latest track, a boomer with a heavy drums and a heavier guitar riff. Check out the video and air-drum along; it’s nearly impossible not to.

- Kyle Greco, Website Staff


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