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New Play Workshop premieres six plays

The process of creating a play is a complicated affair, sometimes requiring hundreds of people to write, direct or act in a single production. But what if a play could be written, staged, memorized and performed in the course of 24 hours? This impossible mission became possible on Feb. 5 […]

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And the Oscar goes to…

So, it’s my favorite time of year again: award season. The nominations for the 82nd  Academy Awards have been released, and here’s who I believe will leave as winners. Best Picture – AvatarAs much as I hate to say it, the blockbuster movie of this year will more than likely […]

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Dear John, what happened? Box office hit a disappointment

After the success of The Notebook, the story line of the new film based on a Nicholas Spark’s novel, Dear John, should have developed into something more than a frustrating long-distance relationship with an ambiguous ending. The film, starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, opens with attractive cinematography of the […]

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Yes! And… improves lives through improv

The stage in McInnis auditorium is covered with students and volunteers who lay flat on their backs. Some giggle, unsure of what’s about to happen. Some wait patiently for instruction. What are they doing there? They’re warming-up for rehearsal for the Yes! And… musical, A Winter Sort of Thing: It’s […]

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Top 5 events of the semester

The Student Activities Board has big plans for this spring semester, and Coordinator of Student Activities Paul Daigle has come up with events that students can attend every weekend. Here is a list of the top five events of the semester that should be on every student’s calendar: 1. Spring […]

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Heath Ledger lives on in his final film

“Strange,” uttered one woman in the sparsely populated theater, rising from her seat during the ending credits of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, directed and co-written by Terry Gilliam. Though it would be hard for anyone to argue with the word choice of her brilliantly concise review, I did not […]