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“She Kills Monsters” brings fantasy world to life

“She Kills Monsters” brings fantasy world to life

Abigail Poag, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Culture, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

"She Kills Monsters" took place partially in the real world and partially in a fantastical game of Dungeons and Dragons, leading to creative characters, costumes, and sets.

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“She Kills Monsters” tackles identity, fantasy

“She Kills Monsters” tackles identity, fantasy

Abigail Poag and Sophie Caldwell

November 9, 2017


Filed under Culture, News

This year's fall play, "She Kills Monsters," combines humor and modern social issues in a fantasy setting.

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Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

Fine Arts concerts show off all ensemble levels

November 8, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, News

In the middle of October, choral, orchestra and band ensembles of all levels performed musical pieces.

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YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

YMCA art show spotlights refugee and immigrant artists

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

The Fine Arts Department worked with YMCA International to stage an exhibition highlighting the works of eleven immigrant and refugee artists, displayed in Flores Hall last month.

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Special Music: Cara Wolff performs “The Best Day”

Special Music: Cara Wolff performs “The Best Day”

Video Staff

November 7, 2017


Filed under Culture, Multimedia, Video

Senior Cara Wolff performed "The Best Day" in chapel.

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Under Review: “It”

Under Review: “It”

Camille McFarland and Tyler King, Staff Writers

October 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Reviews

My friends and I entered the theatre with little knowledge of Stephen King’s 1986 “It” and varying levels of horror tolerance. We didn’t expect much except a terrifying clown and jump scares, but director Andy Muschietti and writers Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman delivered an...

Artists at ACL promote unity in the wake of tragedy

Artists at ACL promote unity in the wake of tragedy

Noel Madland, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

Artists brought people together through stunning performances and demonstrations of unity at ACL Relive the festival with these photos and videos of the concerts.

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“Beauty and the Beast” lauded despite three weeks lost

“Beauty and the Beast” lauded despite three weeks lost

Sacha Waters, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase

65 Middle School thespians performed "Beauty and the Beast" to rave reviews, despite challenges from missing over three weeks of rehearsal time.

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Designer Preston Boyer (’13) premieres fourth collection with on-campus runway show

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) premieres fourth collection with on-campus runway show

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Culture, News, Showcase

On Sep. 16, fashion designer Preston Douglas ('13) debuted his St. John's-inspired clothing line, "SAINT JOHNS", with a runway show in Flores Hall.

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Designer Preston Boyer (’13) introduces upcoming collection with on-campus runway show

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) introduces upcoming collection with on-campus runway show

Dani Yan, Executive Editor of Assignments

September 13, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Culture, News, Showcase

Designer Preston Boyer ('13) will introduce his upcoming fourth collection, "SAINT JOHNS," with a runway show in Flores Hall a week before the collection is released online. The show is open to all students.

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‘Xanadu’ combines ’80s aesthetics with Greek mythology

‘Xanadu’ combines ’80s aesthetics with Greek mythology

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Culture, Reviews, Showcase

Stages Repertory Theater combined '80s themes with Greek mythology in "Xanadu," a musical based on an '80s box office flop.

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The beginnings of Snail Mail and music in high school

August 7, 2017


Filed under Culture, Showcase, Uncategorized

Jordan graduated from high school this year, balancing schoolwork and touring with her band. My first set of questions tackled her experiences in school and the beginning of Snail Mail.   Being pretty young in this music scene, has age ever been an obstacle or problem for you? First, it’s annoying,...

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