Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

The week of one-acts


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Theater major Jason Carubia, a senior said one-acts are short plays typically confined to a short period or location. Last Wednesday through Saturday, theater department students and Crescent Players presented “Jack of all Trades Master of One-Acts” in the Kendall Drama Lab of the Lyman Center. One-act plays presented featured “HR,” “Lilies in the Valley,” “The Sausage Eaters,”

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Saxophone show helps audience ‘escape the grind’


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter On Saturday, May 4, the Lyman Center hosted “Sax to the Max,” an event featuring three saxophone players, Michael Lington, Paul Taylor and Vincent Ingala, as well as a backup band of guitars, drums and keyboards. “This was one of the best shows I’ve attended all year long,” said Estela Taylor Green of Syracuse, N.Y. “I loved all

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Cultural Fest evolves to support more organizations


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Before the semester bade students adieu, an extravaganza of cultural diversity flourished on the academic quad this past Wednesday. Lines for the free food tents were jam-packed; they began to snake around and obstruct the various clubs and organizations that had tabled alongside the grass. The plentiful, eclectic style of cuisines that the Cultural Fest featured ranged from

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NOTEorious holds second annual showcase


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter After several months of rehearsing and perfecting performances, 21 voices came together to put on a show that nearly filled Garner Recital Hall. NOTEtorious held their second annual showcase on May 2. The group performed seven songs and featured several soloists. The last song they performed, “I Lived” by One Republic, was a tribute to the four graduating

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‘The Act’: Hulu’s controversial hit


Nina Bartlomiejczyk—Copy Editor Upon accessing the Hulu site, an automatic preview video began, showing a bald and bespectacled Gypsy Rose Blanchard, portrayed by Joey King, smiling broadly as she is wheeled through a hospital hall. Pushing her along in the wheelchair was her frizzy haired and conservatively dressed mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard, portrayed by Patricia Arquette. However, this mother-daughter

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‘Shazam’ entertains despite being riddled with cliches


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer Brooding, to humor reminiscent of the Marvel Cinematic Universe mixed with its usual brand of cynicism, DC Comics’ “Shazam” is not a flop nor i an Oscar-snub-worthy film. “Shazam”, based on the DC Comics character of the same name (or Captain Marvel), was the origin story of 14-year-old Billy Batson, a frequent runaway and foster child chosen

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