Emmys 2017: The Best, Worst, and Most Cringe-worthy Moments
Sep25

Emmys 2017: The Best, Worst, and Most Cringe-worthy Moments

By Jackie McMahon, Contributing Writer The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 17, hosted by Stephen Colbert. Though viewership actually hit an all-time low, the ceremony itself was nothing if not memorable – though, not always for the right seasons. Here are the best, the worst, and the most cringe-worthy moments of the night. The Best Girl Power: Female driven shows dominated the night, shutting down the...

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Sunderman Spotlight: Isaac Hawkins
Sep22

Sunderman Spotlight: Isaac Hawkins

By Michelle Grosser, Contributing Writer Q: What is your major? A: Bachelor of Music Education Q: What is your instrument? A: Clarinet. Q: What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? A: The most important part of my experience has been getting to know the people. I have always thought that the Sunderman Conservatory is not about the building, but about the people. I have benefited enormously from getting to...

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Faculty Spotlight: O’Hara Joins Sunderman Conservatory and Teaches Course on Video Game Music
Sep14

Faculty Spotlight: O’Hara Joins Sunderman Conservatory and Teaches Course on Video Game Music

  By Alex Pearson, Contributing Writer When Dr. John “Buzz” Jones retired last spring after 28 years as a music professor who helped to build the Sunderman Conservatory, he left big shoes to fill. That challenge falls to Dr. William O’Hara, who has joined the Conservatory as an Assistant Professor of Music focusing on Theory and Composition. With a friendly smile and warm handshake, he welcomes students into his...

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The Art We Forget About
Sep02

The Art We Forget About

By Nathalia Mazza, Contributing Writer What is art? Art is an expression of the world around us. It is an expression of our feelings that words cannot describe and an interpretation of what we see and do. Most art is put in museums or theaters or on technology to be experienced. It is enjoyed because it takes unexpected turns. But what about the art that is taken for granted. The art that seems too expected to enjoy. The art, you can...

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Annabelle: Creation: Orphans Have Never Had it Worse
Sep02

Annabelle: Creation: Orphans Have Never Had it Worse

By Katherine Lentz, A&E Editor Annabelle: Creation is the fourth installment of the Creation series – a prequel that doesn’t advance the overall story, but fits the bill for people seeking a good fright. Despite its relatively unimaginative plot, Annabelle: Creation has enough frightful elements to ensure horror fans’ spines are curling up like autumn leaves as the protagonists become more and more entrenched within the sinister...

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Review of Tracy Lawson’s ‘The Resistance Series’
Aug24

Review of Tracy Lawson’s ‘The Resistance Series’

By Alex Pearson, Contributing Writer Missing the thrill of the Divergent and Hunger Games series? Craving an escape from real life and required reading? Then have I got the perfect series for you! Check out The Resistance Series, by Tracy Lawson. This series, consisting of four books, is an action packed dystopian thriller which will keep you up all night (and not because it has to be read for next day’s class). Tommy and Careen are...

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