Elton John will pen new ‘Prada’ musical

By: Isabel DeMarco ~Staff Writer~ Grammy winner Elton John will be pairing with Paul Rudnick in the Broadway adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada. A statement from producer Kevin McCollum and Bob Cohen of Fox Stage Productions states: “To bring The Devil Wears Prada to the stage, we knew we needed to find artists as inimitable as the characters in the story…we needed artists whose work has run the gamut from music and publishing to drama and fashion. We could think of only two names: Elton John and Paul Rudnick…That’s all!” John will be writing the music, and Rudnick will … Continue reading Elton John will pen new ‘Prada’ musical

Powerful earthquake shakes New Zealand

By: Isabel Demarco ~Staff Writer~ A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand early Monday, causing the deaths of at least two people and a large amount of damage to roads throughout the country. The region has continued to be hit by large aftershocks following the earthquake. After the initial earthquake, another one measuring 6.4 magnitude hit the same area, causing greater damage and tsunamis. The New Zealand Ministry of Civil Defense and Emergency Management cautioned that citizens residing near the coast move inland as a means of avoiding the large waves and large amounts of flooding. New Zealand Prime Minister … Continue reading Powerful earthquake shakes New Zealand

Hunger Dialogues come to Xavier

By: Isabel DeMarco ~Staff Writer~ The second annual Hunger Dialogues will make a stop at Xavier on November 11-12 to discuss hunger and those impacted by it as well as address the role that hunger plays in the greater community. The dialogues aim to increase awareness through large discussions and are held in unison with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. According to the Xavier website, the Dialogues are designed to bring together Ohio universities, community partners, civic leaders and the public to address and seek solutions to the issues of hunger in local and global communities through teaching, research … Continue reading Hunger Dialogues come to Xavier