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Simone Dinnerstein comes to Xavier

By: Nick McGill ~Staff Writer~ As the Xavier University Music Series heads into its summer concerts, students on campus are still able to catch one more exciting performance before heading home for break. Simone Dinnerstein will visit the Gallagher Student Center Theater on May 3 to put on a concert as part of the Classical … Continue reading

Full House returns as spinoff

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ As the theme song of the popular ABC sitcom “Full House” asked, “Whatever happened to predictability — the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV?” Although the milkman and paperboy are still in question, evening TV is looking brighter: “Full House” is set to return for a 13-episode sequel series that will … Continue reading

Spring Music Festival

By: Alex Spindler ~Staff Writer~ As classes and projects come to a close for the spring semester, the Department of Music and Theatre is gearing up with a series of concerts and events as part of its Spring Music Festival. Having started on April 26, the Spring Music Festival features a number of departmental ensembles … Continue reading

Best Albums of the Year

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ Taylor Swift – “1989” Swift has yet again impressed us with her upbeat songs and strong, confident vocals. The album is diversified throughout with different song paces, such as the fast tunes “How You Get the Girl” and “Shake It Off ” and the slower “This Love” and … Continue reading

Best Novels of the Year

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ All the Light We Cannot See This book holds readers in the palm of its hand with an enthralling story deserving of the Pulitzer Prize it won. Doerr’s hauntingly beautiful prose also won Goodreads Choice Award Winner for best historical fiction. “All the Light We Cannot See” keeps readers captivated … Continue reading

Best Films of the Year

By: Aiyanna Moore ~Staff Writer~ Guardians of the Galaxy “Guardians of the Galaxy” tells of five unlikely heroes that band together to take down a villain, forming unconventional friendships along the way in this summer blockbuster. Chris Pratt as leader Peter Quill, a.k.a Star– Lord, Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel as tree-like lifeform … Continue reading

Art on Vine returns to Rhinegeist

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ Art on Vine returned to Over- The-Rhine, where more than 30 local artists set up booths to sell their fine arts and handmade goods. The event was from 12 to 6 p.m. on April 19 at Rhinegeist. Products for sale included works such as paintings, photos, jewelry, belts, … Continue reading

2nd Annual U4U Concert for a Cause

By: Katrina Gross ~Guest Writer~ Xavier University’s chapter of Unified for Uganda (U4U) will be hosting the second annual Concert for a Cause, which U4U club member Jake Haigis describes as, “An end of the year event to showcase the talent within the Xavier community while raising money for the destitute children our chapter of … Continue reading

‘Death of Print’ zine

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Xavier is now home to a new student-produced literary zine. “The Death of Print is Inevitable” is an independently published zine that features art ranging from poetry, short stories and essays to drawings and photography. The zine, created by sophomore Gabe Costello and junior Michael Thompson, mainly features student work … Continue reading

“Spring Awakening” successfully brings teenage angst to life

By: Taylor Roberts ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University’s Director of Theatre, Stephen Skiles, and the cast of ‘Spring Awakening’ brought teenage angst to life in four bold performances last weekend in the Gallagher Student Center Theater. This final production of Xavier Theatre’s 2014-15 season reminded the audience just how tough it is to grow up. This … Continue reading

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