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Theatre performs ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Theatre performs ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Theatre Department performed “James and the Giant Peach” for its first production of the year. The play opened Thursday Sept. 27 at 7:30 with performances the following Friday and Saturday. There was also a matinee performed at 2 on Sunday. Based of the book by the same title, “James and...

‘The Nun’ falls short of expectations

‘The Nun’ falls short of expectations

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

September 24, 2018


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The next installment of the extended “Conjuring” universe, “The Nun,” explores the background of Valak a character introduced in the second "Conjuring" movie. Although the movie was held together through a loosely structured plot, the overall visuals and suspense make it one worth watching. “The...

Concert crazy: Hemingson and Todden attend multiple events each year

Concert crazy: Hemingson and Todden attend multiple events each year

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor

September 24, 2018


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When thinking of concerts, most people reflect upon the fun times that they bring every so often. However, Assistant Professor of Biology Danielle Hemingson and Associate Professor of Exercise Science Chris Todden go to roughly 20 shows throughout each summer. “It started as something we had in common,...

Battlefront II attempts to redeem reputation

Battlefront II attempts to redeem reputation

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

September 24, 2018


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Electronic Arts (EA) “Star Wars” exclusive license has been a point of contention since its announcement in 2013. This contention has only been exasperated since the catastrophic release of “Star Wars Battlefront II.” However, despite the original problems facing the game, several changes have...

Theatre department prepares for semester

Theatre department prepares for semester

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

September 24, 2018


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Change and excitement. These two words describe the upcoming semester for Baker’s theatre department. From preparing for a major festival to rehearsing new productions, and the addition of a new professor, this year proves to be anything but boring for students involved in all capacities of theatre. Emily...

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2 released

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2 released

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With summer drawing near, many television shows are wrapping up their seasons, leaving us with nothing to watch. Well, almost nothing. Hulu’s breakout series, “The Handmaid’s Tale” has returned for its second season and promises to answer all the questions the season one finale left. Elizabeth Mo...

Midnight Sun: movie review

Midnight Sun: movie review

Story by Angela Bober, Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

"Midnight Sun" a romantic drama movie, hit theaters on March 23, grossing $7.7 million by Easter Sunday. Rotten Tomatoes gave the film an 18 percent, however, audience members rated it at 49 percent. The movie is based on a Japanese film of the same name. The film follows Katie (Bella Thorne), a hou...

Dodging performs at Lawrence’s Jazzhaus

Dodging performs at Lawrence’s Jazzhaus

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor

April 13, 2018


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In the dimly lit Jazzhaus on Lawrence's Massachusetts Street, Dodging took to the stage on March 23. This was Dodging's second show at the Jazzhaus, and their set was followed by local Lawrence cover band Shrimply Pibbles. Lead singer and guitarist Tre Byers led the band in their typical set, with the...

Students explore directing in TH476

Students explore directing in TH476

Story by Halle Morrell, Writer

April 11, 2018


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If you scroll down to the very bottom of the spring 2018 timetable, the final class of the list is TH476, or Directing. For those with no theatre connections, this class is blatantly ignored. But, this hidden gem holds a lot of valuable learning opportunities. Taught by Instructor of Theatre Patti Heiman...

Love, Simon: movie review

Love, Simon: movie review

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

April 11, 2018


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Every year, springtime guarantees the lineup of light-hearted romantic comedies debuting in movie theaters across America. This year is no different, however, one of these movies stands out from the rest. Love, Simon, adapted from the book Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, hits all the hallmarks of a...

Binge-worthy: 5 shows to stream besides ‘The Office’

Binge-worthy: 5 shows to stream besides ‘The Office’

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you are anything like the typical college student, then you’ve probably binge-watched “The Office” on Netflix at least three times. Don’t be ashamed, I’m pretty sure half of America is in the same boat, and can you really blame them? The show’s portrayal of working in an office connec...