Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Students weigh in on proper audience etiquette


Haljit Basuljevic – Reporter Audience etiquette in a world riddled with distractions may seem like a outdated and alien concept to some, but there are those who still feel that fully engaging with a performance lends respect to both the performer and the viewers. Imagine going to a concert featuring your favorite artist and then being totally obliterated from the

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Issues in the art department


Jacob Waring – Reporter Students and faculty said the art department needs repairs, focus and funding to operate efficiently for students in the department. Terrence Lavin, art department chairperson, said that the art gallery in Buley Library is an example of an area that the university could do better in. According to the Actual University Expense report, the art department’s FY2018

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Beautiful, but predictable


Jeff Lamson – Arts & Entertainment Editor “Mirai” is full of whimsical beauty and imagination, but can only drag itself along once the audience catches on to its patterns. Another animated film written and directed by the now very well- established Mamoru Hosoda, responsible for “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time,” and “Wolf Children,” there were high expectations here. The film never

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Hard topics tackled in prize winning play


J’Mari Hughes – Reporter The Pulitzer Prize winning play, “How I Learned to Drive,” came to the Kendall Drama Lab last week. Directed by Kaia Monroe Rarick, associate professor and chair of the theater department, the play tackled the sensitive topics of misogyny, pedophilia and incest. Junior Julia Raucci said in taking the leading role, she underwent a difficult task. She

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LARPing club destresses


Jacob Waring – Reporter In room 301 in the student center, The LARPing Club engaged in a war like no other – role- playing as hoboes. In this live-action-role-playing war alliances were made, beef was established and joyous laughter was shared by everyone who participated. “We just kind of got into character as something completely ridiculous to destress before finals,”

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