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‘Yes Please’ to Poehler

‘Yes Please’ to Poehler

December 7, 2014 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Who doesn’t love Amy Poehler? Anyone who’s watched her work on “Saturday Night Live” or “Parks and Recreation” was excited to hear that Poehler would be joining the growing number of women in comedy who have published hilarious memoirs. Poehler herself references them gratefully as inspiration in her introduction: Tina […]

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Park Avenue Coffee: not a hipster spot

December 7, 2014 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

A drive down Park Avenue at 7:36 a.m. on a Tuesday proves quite desolate, until you spot the beloved blue awning of Park Avenue Coffee. The sounds of milk steaming, coffee beans grinding, friendly chatter and a ringing coffee register fill the shop. Tucked neatly in the wall along Lafayette […]

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Fairy tales come to the big screen

December 7, 2014 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

This coming Christmas, movie theaters will be graced with tales of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk with Disney Studios’ motion-picture event, “Into the Woods.” Originally a Stephen Sondheim Broadway musical, “Into the Woods” makes the leap to the big screen with big talent including […]

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Painting hope over a broken neighborhood

December 7, 2014 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

In the wake of protests around St. Louis, some of which have turned violent, communities have come together to clean up their neighborhoods and support each other. These protests were incited by the grand jury’s recent decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for his fatal shooting of unarmed […]

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The Dynamic Diversity of Astha A Cappella

November 20, 2014 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University’s Astha A Cappella group will host their annual fall concert “The FALLt in our Stars” this Friday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m., in Tegeler Hall. The co-ed, fusion a cappella group was formed on campus in 2006 and has since continued to make a name for itself […]

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ISA celebrates with fall show

November 20, 2014 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

On Saturday, Nov. 15, the Indian Student Association (ISA) celebrated a night of food, music and dance. ISA provided hundreds of attendees with a full dinner and night of entertainment with their fall show, entitled “Denied is the New Accepted.” Doors opened a little before 6 p.m. for a buffet […]

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Humans of STL showcases everyday folk

November 20, 2014 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

Every day, as we go through our lives, we usually keep to ourselves. We keep our heads down as we pass each other on the streets and fail to notice the unique and diverse characters that fill our city. Lindy Drew and Caroline Fish decided to break down the walls […]

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STL director depicts love

STL director depicts love

November 20, 2014 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

St. Louis native Matt Amato debuted his feature film this year at the St. Louis International Film Festival. Set alongside the Mississippi River, “The Makings of You” follows the blooming romance between Judy and Wallis. Through their own self-discovery, the pair begins to understand the reality of what it means […]

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‘Four’ rates as a perfect ten

‘Four’ rates as a perfect ten

November 20, 2014 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

One Direction’s new album, “Four,” has everything you need and more. The band has clearly come a long way since their debut album, “Up All Night.” With clever, catchy lyrics and a groovy well-produced sound, the new album will be playing on repeat for folks worldwide. Unlike the typical boy-band […]

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Katherine Kelliher / Associate Arts Editor

Charming cafe on Cherokee

November 13, 2014 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

A trip off campus to a quaint Benton Park coffee house is a great way to mark the seasonal transition from sweatshirt weather to scarves-and-mittens weather. The Mud House cafe highlights the neighborhood with its delicious array of coffee, breakfast and lunch options. The charming interior creates an ambiance perfect […]

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