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A Pre-Show Sit Down with Morgan Saint

A Pre-Show Sit Down with Morgan Saint

Lauren Smith, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Concert Reviews

Morgan Saint and her girlfriend sat, preparing for her show in the back room of the upstairs of the Ready Room—not the most posh area for fairly famous musicians. Her black sweatsuit combo, black fringy hair, and dark eyeshadow highlighted her delicate, mousy features and bright blue eyes. “I...

Exclusive Interview with After Wednesday

Exclusive Interview with After Wednesday

Chandana Kamaraj, Associate Arts Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News

We got the chance to sit down with a couple of band members with the Vibe opening band, After Wednesday, a three-piece punk rock band previously named Casper.

El Sazón Brings the Heat

El Sazón Brings the Heat

Celine Reinoso, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts

The last thing you would expect to see outside on a cold April night is Saint Louis University’s acrobatic salsa dance team, El Sazón. The team performed on Saturday at SLU’s Relay for Life, a 12-hour fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

The Death of Stalin: Biting Satire for Any Age

The Death of Stalin: Biting Satire for Any Age

Karl O’Brien, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Movies

Though it has come out in the United States in limited release, The Death of Stalin has garnered significant coverage for its black humor and skillfully executed satire of strongman politics. All of this press is well deserved, as Armando Ianucci has turned out more riotous political humor along the...

CAIR Brings Communities Together with Art

CAIR Brings Communities Together with Art

Mary Adcock, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts

American-Islam Relations-Missouri (CAIR-MO) held the second annual Creativity and Identity: An American-Muslim Art Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum, displaying contemporary Muslim art in a variety of mediums.

Bloom Café Opens Doors For All

Bloom Café Opens Doors For All

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News, Food

Beyond its signature Breakfast Bloom sandwiches and assortment of flavored coffees and Numi Organic Teas, The Bloom Café offers a greater service to the community that exceeds satisfying stomachs.

“Love, Simon” Rethinks Romance Genre

“Love, Simon” Rethinks Romance Genre

Tara Tabibi, Contributor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Movies

I can name a dozen teen flicks with a dozen plot elements in common with Greg Berlanti’s “Love, Simon.” Based on Becky Albertalli’s teen fiction novel, “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda,” the film “Love, Simon” follows the self-proclaimed “just-like-you” Simon Spier (Nick Robinson)...

SLU’s History on Display

SLU’s History on Display

Megan Anthony, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News, News

Saint Louis University celebrates its 200 year anniversary with an exhibition that featured a signing of a commemorative book.

A Recital in C Minor: Reflections on Peter Miyamoto’s Performance

A Recital in C Minor: Reflections on Peter Miyamoto’s Performance

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The warm light and quietness invited those into the Friday night piano recital out of the stormy night in St. Louis. The architecture of Saint Xavier College Church as a backdrop to the black grand piano made for an incredible vision. Dr. Peter Miyamoto, a professor of piano at the University of Miss...

And the Academy Award Goes to….

And the Academy Award Goes to….

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Movies

The Oscars are right around the corner, on Sunday, March 4th. The event always awards the best of the best, and everyone hopes they can finally have their name engraved on one of the golden statues. Especially this year as they celebrate their 90th anniversary. This year, the competition is stiff with...

Black Panther Roars into Theaters

Black Panther Roars into Theaters

Alexis Stogner, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News, Movies

The Disney-Marvel film “Black Panther” hit theaters on Feb. 16 and immediately shattered box office records. Earning an estimated $404 million worldwide during its opening weekend, it became the most profitable February movie debut of all time, as well as the fifth-highest debut weekend gross ever. ...

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic

Ameena Challenger, Contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Commentary, Entertainment

#BlackGirlMagic. Depending on who you follow on Twitter, this phrase may be familiar to you. While it hasn’t been added to Merriam Webster quite yet (but “bootylicious” has, so there is hope), it can be defined as a social media movement dedicated to highlighting the extraordinary talents and g...

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