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A Capella Showcase

A Capella Showcase

Grace Wilken, Contributor

September 5, 2019

SLU A Cappella kicked off their fall season with a showcase, courtesy of Six Eight A Cappella and the Student Involvement Center. In hopes to recruit new voices, four of the five groups showed off their ac-abilities with breathtaking performances.    Although the Bare Naked Statues, SLU’s all...

Broadway on a Budget

Broadway on a Budget

Claire Battista, Arts Editor

September 5, 2019

Looking for things to do as the fall semester gets underway? The Fabulous Fox, located just a block off Saint Louis University’s main campus, hosts an array of award-winning musicals and plays every year. Plus, the venue itself is just as impressive as the entertainment it hosts. Walking into the Fox ...

The World is in Love with Lover

The World is in Love with Lover

Celia Searles, Arts Editor

September 4, 2019

The long-awaited release of Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album, “Lover” was met with relief and excitement. Swift’s sixth album “reputation,” released in late 2017, was significantly darker than her previous albums, leaving fans wondering what Swift’s next move would be. Per usual, they ...

Good Eats in SLU’s Backyard

Good Eats in SLU’s Backyard

Sydney Compton, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Saint Louis offers an amazing scene for foodies of all sorts. Bars, fine dining, cozy cafes and more are available throughout the Saint Louis area. Unfortunately, not everyone at SLU has a car to zip down to some of the more well known areas of Saint Louis for a good meal or exciting drink. Thankfully, ...

Fall Book Preview

Fall Book Preview

Grace Rakestraw, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Many college students think that summer is the prime time for reading.  However, I argue that fall reading is superior. Holding a steaming cup of coffee, snuggling under layers of blankets while rain falls outside creates a reader’s haven. The one necessity missing is the perfect book. The Univer...

Morris Blurs the Lines of Country

Morris Blurs the Lines of Country

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

July 16, 2019

A packed venue, made up mostly of women, lots of cowboy boots and a few cowboy hats were found to be awaiting Maren Morris for her sold-out show on May 9.  She came with energy to spare as she rocked out on stage. She was surely noted with her bright yellow shirt and bedazzled denim shorts as she r...

“Naturally Tan” is Naturally a Hit

“Naturally Tan” is Naturally a Hit

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

July 16, 2019

On June 8,Tan France found himself standing in front of a sold out event hosted by the Saint Louis County Library in collaboration with Left Bank Books. The event was to help promote his recently released memoir “Naturally Tan.”   For the few who do not know France, he launched to fame with the...

Aly & AJ gave audiences a rush

Aly & AJ gave audiences a rush

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

I frantically ran into Delmar Hall, still in my scrubs from clinical, scrambling to find a good place to stand. Where do you even stand for an artist you’ve loved for fourteen years? “Into the Rush” was one of the first CDs I ever bought, and being able to see them live has brought everything ful...

“Detective Pikachu” is super effective!

“Detective Pikachu” is super effective!

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

I’ve been a Pokémon fan since I watched “Pokémon 3: The Movie” at a birthday party when I was in kindergarten. Instead of being fascinated by sticky blue icing and squeaky balloons, I was enraptured by a colorful television screen as my friend explained what Charizard was doing with Entei. It seemed...

CHVRCHES Effortlessly is Extraordinary

CHVRCHES Effortlessly is Extraordinary

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

May 15, 2019

CHVRCHES stopped in St. Louis at The Pageant for their Love Is Dead tour on May 1st and were welcomed by a sold out crowd. The band entered to a group of flashing lights setting the tone for the rest of the evening’s show.     CHVRCHES is a Scottish-based electronic-synth rock band that was...

SWMRS make a splash in St. Louis

SWMRS make a splash in St. Louis

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

On Tuesday, April 24, indie rock band SWMRS played a show at St. Louis concert venue The Ready Room. The band of childhood friends from Oakland, CA, delighted fans with a show that sped along at breakneck speed. Almost the band’s entire catalogue was on the setlist, and the quintet rocked through th...

“Avengers: Endgame” Ended the Game

“Avengers: Endgame” Ended the Game

Chandana Kamaraj and Mariah Weston

May 2, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” marks the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU if you’re a fan. The film was released exactly a year after the release of the last Avengers film “Avengers: Infinity War” where we saw many of the characters disintegrate due to Thanos’ six infinity stones f...

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