Improv groups revisit buried rivalry

By warren Peace DISCLAIMER: THIS PIECE IS SATIRE, WRITTEN FOR OUR APRIL FOOL’S EDITION, AND IT IS NOT BASED ON TRUE EVENTS. Well folks, it’s happening again: Xavier’s two improv troupes, Toolbox and Don’t Tell Anna (DTA), are feuding.  This should come as a surprise to no one: The troupes have been fighting since their inception, and it seems after a long period of peace, DTA is trying to reignite the rivalry.  On Monday morning, members of Toolbox woke up to find all of their signage and advertising defaced. The name “Toolbox” was crossed out and replaced with insulting puns … Continue reading Improv groups revisit buried rivalry

Dueling duets at Dana Gardens

By Aidan callahan, Back Page Editor Everyone’s favorite local dive, Dana Gardens, has a new weekly event: karaoke, every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. This Newswire reporter was given the task of seeing if it lived up to the hype. I’ve heard word that these karaoke nights can go kind of crazy. So, when I arrived at Dana’s Tuesday night, the first thing I did was down a Hershel — I’d need some liquid confidence just in case I was pulled on stage. Sufficiently buzzed, I headed out to the back patio to join the festivities. It was completely empty. … Continue reading Dueling duets at Dana Gardens