Film rich with symbolism

Psychological thriller demands undivided attention to follow

REVIEW SPOILER ALERT Mystery and misunderstanding set the stage for the intriguing psychological thriller “Claire in Motion.” In the most recent Sacha Pictures production, directors Lisa Robinson and Annie J. Howell create a film that will grip its audience through the entire viewing. Popularly known for her role in the Golden Globe Award-winning television series […]

Intersection of artistic media

Students collaborate and create within 24 hour time crunch

Sophomore Jayne Hubbard spent the evening of Saturday, Jan. 8, walking in paint and playing songs on the kazoo. She and a group of three other students had the task of creating a performance piece inspired by  Sojourner Truth’s statement: “I am not going to die. I am going home like a shooting star.” The […]

Series provides closure

Fans react to ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ premier

SPOILER ALERT The new “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” has arrived to stream on Netflix, and after nine years fans are finally given a chance to catch up with some of their favorite characters and receive the much-needed sense of closure many feel they have been denied. The new Netflix miniseries serves as […]

Theatre responds to tragedy

Art offers reflections after Orlando nightclub shooting

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. He shot and killed 49 people and injured 53 Pulse guests. It is the deadliest mass shooting by a single shooter and the deadliest incident of violence against the LGBTQ+ community in U.S. history. In response to the nightclub shooting, […]

Disney’s ‘Moana’ proves joyful

REVIEW: Adventurous tale, unique, refreshing

Moana is not a typical Disney princess, and that’s where “Moana” succeeds. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, who also helmed Disney classics such as “Hercules” and “Aladdin,” “Moana” tells the story of a young girl voiced by newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. The daughter of the chieftain of an island in the South Pacific, Moana […]

Local female comic artists showcased

Ballard’s Push/Pull aims to foster community with artistic platforms

Local artist Marie Hausauer was walking one day when she came across a dead, rotting and maggot filled raccoon. As an artist, this experience sparked an idea for a comic. “I couldn’t stop thinking about it,” Hausauer said. “I started thinking about people’s different responses to death.” Hausauer began creating comics three years ago and […]

Fall Coffee House provides space for performers

Singers and poets alike take the stage to share their voice

It was Friday night, and the Emerson Hall lobby was transformed into a stage, illuminated by a lining of twinkle lights and surrounded by an eager crowd of students. Nov. 18 witnessed a space of acceptance as the first Emerson Coffee House of the year drew in a full crowd with a lineup of student […]