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‘SLU Style’ shows off student fashion

‘SLU Style’ shows off student fashion

January 29, 2015 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

Did you ever feel like you had a great outfit and not enough people saw it? Like most, Jared Castillo, a recent graduate from Saint Louis University, found himself wondering this same question. This came to be the inspiration behind the famous SLU Style Instagram account, founded by Castillo in […]

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Fall Out Boy still reinventing rock

Fall Out Boy still reinventing rock

January 29, 2015 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

If your middle school experience was anything like mine, Fall Out Boy was a major part of your everyday life. Their music was key to any cool playlist.  You probably envied their style or wanted to marry Pete Wentz. Flash forward to January 2015, and Fall Out Boy is coming […]

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Happily Ever After: Paige Faure (Ella) and Andy Jones (Prince Topher) perform in Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at the Fox Theatre until Feb. 1.  Courtesy of Megan Ketcherside

‘Cinderella’ is a perfect fit

January 29, 2015 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

Over the weekend, I went with friends to see Roger and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.  Despite my expections, this “Cinderella” is nothing like Disney’s 1997 version of “Cinderella” because the characters are much different, and they have more depth than their Disney counterparts. Yes, the concept is […]

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Quirky band has ‘giant’ plans

Quirky band has ‘giant’ plans

January 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

Fan favorite, sweet-sounding band They Might Be Giants (TMBG), heralded in 2015 with a plethora of announcements and plans for its listeners.  The band, composed of John Flansburgh and John Linnell, is known for its bizarre lyrics and inventive rock ‘n’ roll.  The music that propelled them through the ’80s […]

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Travel photography: An attendee views photos taken by Regina DeLouise at the opening reception, on Jan. 24, for her exhibit at MOCRA - “Vast Bhutan: Images from the Phenomenal World.” This piece is titled “Something something.” Elizabeth Scofidio / Staff Photographer

MOCRA exhibit shows snapshots of Bhutani life

January 29, 2015 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

Saturday, Jan. 24, marked the opening reception for a new show at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA). Entitled “Vast Bhutan: Images from the Phenomenal World”, the exhibit features the stunning photography of Regina DeLuise, captured during her seven-week stay in Bhutan, a small country located in southern Asia. […]

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Dancing to win: SLU’s competitive Raas dance team debuted their routine for this year in the Refectory Hall in DeBourg at a performance on Sunday, Jan. 18, for a crowd of enthusiastic supporters. They will compete at the University of Michigan this upcoming Saturday, Jan. 24. Elizabeth Scofidio / The University News

SLU Raas team gears up to win

January 22, 2015 at 11:41 am 0 comments

On Sunday, Jan. 18,  SLU Raas, SLU’s traditional Gujarati folk dance team, performed in the Refractory Hall of DuBourg at 8 p.m. The team performed a sneak peek of their routine for a sizeable audience, in preparation for their first competition this upcoming Saturday, Jan. 24, at the University of […]

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MLK comes to life in ‘Selma’

MLK comes to life in ‘Selma’

January 22, 2015 at 11:39 am 0 comments

The film “Selma,” about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is one of the most inspirational films I have seen in a long time. This is due to the actors in the film, such as David Oyelowo (Martin Luther King Jr.), Oprah Winfrey (Annie Cooper), Carmen Ejogo (Coretta King), and Tom […]

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‘Potter’ fans win battle on chocolate

‘Potter’ fans win battle on chocolate

January 22, 2015 at 11:38 am 0 comments

On Tuesday, Jan. 13, I received an email that included the following sentence: “By the end of 2015, and sooner when possible, all Harry Potter chocolate products sold at Warner Bros. outlets and throughout licensed partners will be 100-percent UTZ or Fairtrade certified”. This is a sentence that many Harry […]

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The Academy deciphers the best of the best

The Academy deciphers the best of the best

January 22, 2015 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Oscar nominations leave some unsettled  The first few months of a new calendar year are host to acceptance speeches, red carpets and acknowledgments of the previous year’s best works in the categories of film, television and music.  Many would say that the Academy Awards lead as the most prestigious of […]

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Carrell Captivates in ‘Foxcatcher’

Carrell Captivates in ‘Foxcatcher’

January 16, 2015 at 11:31 am 0 comments

Hollywood has always had a fixation on biopics, and 2014 was no exception. “The Imitation Game” (about WWII code-breaker Alan Turing) and “The Theory of Everything” (about theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking) are both Oscar front-runners, for Best Picture, among other awards. But the lesser known subjects of “Foxcatcher” – gold-medal-winning […]

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