Business, art intersect

Teams design logos, ads at Branded event

Senior Rebecka Julaas thinks Branded is such an important experience for students because it helps foster an understanding of what it takes to create a brand identity. As the AIGA President, she sees value in the event for art students and non-art students alike. On Saturday, March 4, eight teams of SPU students gathered together […]

Artist evolves naturally

Diverse tracks tell vibrant stories rooted in Ed Sheeran’s heritage

REVIEW It’s rare that an artist can encompass so many different styles and have them all still work. Ed Sheeran’s new album, “÷” (Divide), is an experiment of rhythms with no consistent sound, but that isn’t to his detriment. In fact, there’s something for everyone on this album, which released online at midnight on March […]

Narratives pack high emotions

Student directed one acts present companionship

REVIEW Fragile companionship and realization of loneliness were defining characteristics of this year’s One Acts Show. Every year, SPU theater students put on a series of one acts in which students run each aspect of the show from directing, set building and costuming, to acting and tech. Three Irish one acts are showcased this year: […]

Parodies abound at Ashton Cup

Women of sixth east take first place for second year

Corrections were made to this article on March 8, 2017 regarding titles and class standing.  A reverberating drum roll resounded through Royal Brougham Pavilion as the winner of the 2017 Ashton Cup was about to be announced. One of the Master of Ceremonies, junior Lola Sosanya flipped open an envelope and read the name of […]

Coffee house as artistic platform

Event promotes tranquility, free range of expression

REVIEW A spontaneous thought lead first-year Ashley Tambouris to sign up as a walk-on performer at Emerson Hall’s quarterly Coffee House event. Tambouris grabbed the mic and let the crowd know that she was not going to sing. She was going to sign Ruth B’s song “Lost Boy.” Rows of chairs, couches and benches huddled […]