The History of Mardi Gras

By Mary Kate Wirfel

Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday, has been celebrated throughout the world on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. As the Lenten season dawns upon us, I think that we all should learn where Mardi Gras came from and why it’s so popular in New Orleans,  Louisiana.Continue Reading

2017 Berklee Graduate Lands Broadway Tour

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By Kashyah Wiliams

Quiana Holmes, 22, is a native from Rome, New York, and aunt of the author. Holmes is a 2017 graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She earned a bachelor’s degree in professional music and minor in theater. Holmes is currently on Broadway touring for the role of Mary Wilson as well as the understudy for Diana Ross in the hit musical Motown the Musical.Continue Reading