MUSE NEWS: January 10, 2015
1. Justin Bieber is the new star the of Calvin Klein campaign. The pop superstar is now the face of the brand, alongside Calvin Klein regular Lara Stone. The campaign has not been greeted without controversy. Several people are in dismay after the release of the un-retouched photos showing mass changes to Bieber’s body.
2. Lana Del Rey confirms the production of her next album. The forthcoming album will be titled Honeymoon, and will have a feel similar to her debut album. When discussing the new addition, the singer states, “It’s growing into something I really like. I’m kind of enjoying sinking into this more noire-ish feel for this one. It’s been good.”
3. Two suspects linked to the Charlie Hebdo shooting were killed by security forces. On Wednesday, two men pulled out of a vehicle dressed in black, entering the headquarters of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, killing at least 12. Security forces killed the shooters after tracking them toan industrial area of Dammartin-en-Goele, located 25 miles northeast of central Paris.
4. The Interview Ignites Debate. The controversial comedy about the assassination of Kim Jung Un has created a stir and not only for it’s politically charged message, but also its comedic representation of a very grave situation. This is also the first time a major motion picture is released online as opposed to in a theatre, possibly signalling a general fear of North Korea.
5. Canadian World Juniors Win Gold at Home. For the first time in 6 years the Canadian World Junior Hockey Team brings home the gold. With outstanding performances from a number of players including the only 17 year old Connor McDavid, the Canadians played an exceptional tournament – the highlight being the final game where the team beat Russia 5 – 4 in front of a full house at the ACC.
6. Queens Students Brave the Kingston Weather. Fighting through waist deep snow, bone chilling winds and sleet covered sidewalks students show their resilience. Frost week has truly lived up to its name this year.
Michael Kirreh and Rylee Elfert, Frosh Representatives