Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Greek Life hosts lip sync battle to find Greek Week champion


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter As a part of the week-long competition between the fraternities and sororities on campus, each one took the stage and danced it out in hopes of being the Greek Week champion. On April 25, eight of the Greek organizations competed in a Disneythemed lip sync battle and stroll competition in the Lyman Center. Of the eight performances, Omega

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University Band: an ‘eclectic group’ of individuals


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer The SCSU University Band played to the filled Charles Garner Recital Hall in Engleman C112 on Thursday, April 25. The sets included upbeat, vivacious pieces as well as calming, melodic pieces that utilized every instrument in the ensemble, from marimbas to clarinets to saxophones to the bassoon. Interim associate dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

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Super Smash Bros. tournament supports gaming community


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Norman Whitney, a political science major and freshman, won the Anime Society’s annual Super Smash Bros. Tournament Fundraiser after getting it on like Donkey Kong. “I don’t want to be like, over confident or anything. I kinda went into it, thinking that I was gonna win because I play this game non-stop,” said Whitney. “I

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‘Golden Gate Girls’ shows different aspects of LGBTQ+ community


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter As a part of a five-film series that highlights different aspects of the LBGTQ+ community and the intersectionality within it, the second film, “Golden Gate Girls,” shown in Engleman Hall, was a documentary focused on the life of Esther Eng, a Cantonese-American film director who openly identified as a lesbian during the 1930s. The film series, “I’m Telling

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Students say artists do not have to define sexuality


Jessica Guerrucci—Reporter When Ariana Grande sang the line, “I like women and men” in her new song, “Monopoly,” fans began speculating about her sexuality, but she said it is not something she needs to define. Rumors regarding Grande’s sexuality began to circulate after she released the song with Victoria Monét on April 1. A fan tweeted at her, telling Grande

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National Poetry Month celebrates diverse poets


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate Buley Library has a display on the first floor featuring dozens of famous books from poets like Langston Hughes and Stephen Fry. National Poetry Month began in 1996 and was founded by The American Academy of Poets to help people appreciate poetry and get support for it, according to Winnie

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‘What’s your love language?’ talks relationships


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter Are gifts a visual symbol of one’s gratitude and love? Or are they a superficial cop-out from someone who puts a price tag on a relationship? The What’s Your Love Language event surveyed student opinion on how they give and receive love, as well as the diversity in which relationships are established and affected. In Wilkinson Hall, students

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