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Kesha and Macklemore hit mark on performance, but sub-par on vocals

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

August 2, 2018

The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore took to the stage on July 10 at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. Despite the brutal heat, fans filled the pavilion and lawn to be close to the two stars. Fans showed up covered in glitter, rainbows, glitter, funky outfits and did I mention glitter? The glitter was noth...

After Wednesday Concert Preview

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

August 2, 2018

After Wednesday has done so much since they opened for Nick Jonas at SAB’s Vibe Concert, which was already a pinnacle in their set of experiences. After finding their sound while keeping it outside of their comfort zone, After Wednesday came out with three EPs released across the summer. The first, t...

A Pre-Show Sit Down with Morgan Saint

A Pre-Show Sit Down with Morgan Saint

Lauren Smith, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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