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Review: ‘Hereditary’ is a great film, but is it a classic?

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Opinions

Hereditary was a great and well executed film, with Ari Aster writing and directing the film. This is Aster's debut feature film, and he certainly did a wonderful job writing and directing the film. Other reviewers and viewers have compared the film to horror legends such as The Exorcist and Psycho, but ...

Superhero movie genre is becoming over saturated

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Columns, Opinions

Before I get ousted for what I am about to say, I am an avid fan of superhero movies and some of the comics. However, me being a fan, I can not ignore the fact that there are way too many superhero movies in our modern film era. This does make sense though, because at the end of the day these Hollywood...

A celebration for the famous comic book superhero Superman to be held this weekend

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Staff Photographer

June 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

This weekend from June 7-10, the 40th annual Superman Celebration will be held in Metropolis, Illinois, this is a celebration of anything involved with the comic book superhero Superman. According to the Metropolis tourism website, DC Comics adopted Metropolis as the official home of Superman in 1972. L...

Art culture was expressed, empowerment for mental disabilities was conveyed at Muse Fest

Art culture was expressed, empowerment for mental disabilities was conveyed at Muse Fest

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

The art culture was expressed, live music was played and food and drink were served, all while spreading awareness for mental disabilities at the fourth annual Muse Fest in the Charleston Square Saturday. Muse Fest Arts & Craft Festival was coordinated by CTF Illinois, a not-for-profit organization...

Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets to perform for Family Weekend

Staff Report

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Family Weekend, News, Special Sections

Featuring silly hats and zany antics, Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets will perform a family-oriented show at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to a press release, the concert is presented in conjunction with the festivities of Family Weekend. A picnic is set for 5:30 p.m....

Blooze Brothers bring soul to Doudna

Blooze Brothers bring soul to Doudna

Savanna Henderson , Contributing Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

The Blooze Brothers, a band that was created as a result of a last-minute Halloween party idea, led the audience in a jazz, rock and soul packed performance Saturday night in Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Chuck Little, who performed as Elwood Blooze, said after receiving praise...

University Board to take Panthers “Back in Time”

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

August 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Back to Campus, News, Special Sections

Three months worth of planning and hours of preparation will fall into place this weekend as the University Board unveils the annual welcome back weekend festivities. This year’s theme is called “Panthers Back In Time” and focuses on a throwback to the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. Though the...

PHOTO GALLERY: The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps open dress rehearsal

PHOTO GALLERY: The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps open dress rehearsal

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Photographer

June 19, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, a competitive, all-male corps comprised of 150 members, performed in an open dress rehearsal Saturday at O'Brien Stadium in preparation for their first competition. The corps performed several songs from their 2017 show, "Men are from Mars." The Cavaliers’ first...

Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps stop at Eastern

Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps stop at Eastern

AJ Fournier, Campus Editor

June 6, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

In preparation for a season filled with practices lasting for hours and weeks of traveling, The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps has stopped at Eastern to continue its pre-season tour for their 2017 production, “Men are from Mars.” The Cavaliers are a competitive, all-male corps comprised of 150 memb...

New classroom, entrance planned for Tarble Arts Center

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

A new classroom is in the works for The Tarble Arts Center, after being first proposed in the spring of 2014. According to a press release, these renovations are  made possible through a $3 million gift given by the Tarble Foundation. The old classroom had been hosting art classes to grades k...

Supernatural scavenger hunt set for Saturday

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

The inaugural Casper Cruise, a scavenger hunt around Charleston, will kick off 2 p.m. Saturday at Bob’s Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave. Participants will go around Charleston using hints to hunt down historical locations and take a selfie when they find one of the places. The Casper Cruise is...

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