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Articles by: KATIE LEWIS

Let Me Explain: That’s what she said

Let Me Explain: That’s what she said

May 2, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

You can have the town; why don’t you take it? Allow me to extrapolate. Not only is school nearly out for summer; it’s almost out forever. To be done with schooling for life-since not all of us are fortunate enough to be able to afford graduate school-invites a rush of accomplishment and a ripple of terror.

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“Jersey Boys” musical hits the right notes

“Jersey Boys” musical hits the right notes

May 2, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

“Jersey Boys” isn’t just for baby boomers. The “True Hollywood Story”-style musical, which grooved into the Fabulous Fox Theatre April 23, will have even the youngest of music lovers out of his or her seat. The standing ovation to the Friday, April 25, performance began before the actors took their final bow.

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Photos show underage drinking at SGA party

Photos show underage drinking at SGA party

May 2, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

An e-mail with photographs of underage students drinking was circulated Saturday, April 26. In some of the photos were members of next year’s Executive Board and Senate of the Saint Louis University Student Government Association. Containing 10 photos, the e-mail was sent to Office of Student Conduct Director Sarah Klucker, Chartered Student Organization Coordinator David Young, Dean of Students Scott Smith, Ph.D., and The University News.

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Ben Folds rocks the farmland

Ben Folds rocks the farmland

April 25, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

According to musician Ben Folds, playing outdoors negatively affects the audience’s appreciation of his music.

Slated to play at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, held in Manchester, Tenn., June 12 to 15, Folds said in a conference call from Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 23, that “a lot of music just doesn’t sound as good outside … The wind blows, and, all of the sudden, music starts sounding different.

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Cast of ‘Jersey Boys’ rests up for Fox shows

Cast of ‘Jersey Boys’ rests up for Fox shows

April 25, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Christopher Kale Jones gets more sleep in one night than most people. The actor, who plays Frankie Valli in the musical “Jersey Boys,” said that he has to sleep eight to nine hours each night and stay hydrated to keep his vocal stamina going.

“My vocal muscles are tight after singing 27 songs in the show,” he said.

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Let Me Explain: Baby, you can’t drive my car

Let Me Explain: Baby, you can’t drive my car

April 18, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

First cars are like first loves. Let me explain. I’ll never forget him: The AC smelled like catfish during the summer. The automatic locks didn’t work when it rained. The driver’s-side door wouldn’t open for two months, and one of the backseat shoulder straps didn’t retract.

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New dark thriller takes place in college classroom

New dark thriller takes place in college classroom

April 11, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The characters in Will Lavender’s haunting debut Obedience (Shaye Areheart, Feb. 19) have issues with authority-particularly, with their puzzling Logic and Reasoning 204 professor. Lavender’s fast-paced labyrinthine thriller takes readers through an imaginary rural Indiana university with three college students, each initially concerned with grades, but soon concerned for his or her life.

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Let Me Explain: Adjectives make the heart grow fonder

Let Me Explain: Adjectives make the heart grow fonder

April 4, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Once the (adjective) kid, always the (adjective) kid. Let me explain. Everyone is a something person; we all have our bit: the smart child or the chubby teen, the funny girl or the musical guy. Once people classify us as particular types of people, there it remains, always, to haunt us when we fail to live up to that expectation.

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Three bands announced so far for Spring Fever

Three bands announced so far for Spring Fever

March 7, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The concert portion of the April 26 Spring Fever event at Chaifetz Arena is called “Rock, Rap, and Rawhide.” So far, the Student Actitivies Board has released that Chingy, Augustana and The Starting Line will play at the concert.

“Although all the bands are not able to be announced, this is a good indication of the range of genres that will be present,” said SAB President Ainsley Onstott in an e-mail interview Thursday, March 6.

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‘The Wedding Singer’ is business in the front, party nowhere to be found

‘The Wedding Singer’ is business in the front, party nowhere to be found

March 7, 2008 at 12:00 am 0 comments

1985: A year of big hair, stirrup pants and hot pink lipstick. A year when shoulder pads were big and computers were bigger. A year when most current college students were but a dream and a wish in their parents’ pretty minds. “The Wedding Singer,” which opened Tuesday, March 11, and is showing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre through March 23, is set in 1985.

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