Opera workshop comes to music department

By: Jonathan Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ The music department offered an opera workshop this semester focused on bringing new life to the art form in Cincinnati. Professors Thom Dreeze and Matthew Umphreys lead a class of seven music and nonmusic majors through several movements of Mozart’s “Così fan tutte.” The workshop culminates with a free performance of “Così” and is the department’s way of bringing opera performance to Xavier students. “Singing opera is like rubbing your tummy and patting your head,” Dreeze said. “Different from musical theater, it combines performing on stage and singing the drama of the text with … Continue reading Opera workshop comes to music department

Trump slandered! Rubio = mean girl

By: Jonathan Hogue ~Crab Rangoon Connoisseur~ Florida Senator Marco Rubio swept the second Super Tuesday elections by carrying Florida, Ohio and Illinois to become the Republican Party’s leading candidate. Prior to Tuesday’s vote, Rubio told the Associated Press about a dream that has plagued several candidates on the campaign trail. “I had the worst dream that people believed a wall could be constructed along the U.S. border, and Mexico would pay for it,” Rubio said to AP reporters. He said voters oddly believed these claims and fought protesters at rallies who argued otherwise. “I also dreamt Donald Trump argued that his … Continue reading Trump slandered! Rubio = mean girl