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Book recs from the Arts Desk: Maggie Needham

Book recs from the Arts Desk: Maggie Needham

January 16, 2015 at 11:28 am 0 comments

Reading for pleasure is a foreign concept to college students who are drowning in more essays and articles to read for class than they can reasonably handle. During free time, there is little else college students would like more than rest their brains for a while. Still, with the right […]

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Book recs from the Arts Desk: Katherine Kelliher

Book recs from the Arts Desk: Katherine Kelliher

January 16, 2015 at 11:27 am 0 comments

A new calendar year comes with resolutions of all kinds, whether they be to pay a visit to the local gym, maintain some form of organization or to journal more often. This year my resolution is to make time for reading. I believe that the escape and journey provided by […]

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‘Downton’ fans keep coming back

‘Downton’ fans keep coming back

January 16, 2015 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Another season, another drama filled chapter of the lives of the members of the Crawley family. Or are things a bit different this time around? Season five of “Downton Abbey” aired Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 on PBS. Since, the Internet and news sources from all over have been raving, predicting […]

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Ellar Coltraine, Patricia Arquette and other cast members of the movie “Boyhood” celebrate their win. Courtesy of the “Golden Globes” Facebook page.

Award season kicks off with Globes: Veteran hosts and first-time winners fill the night

January 16, 2015 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Sunday, Jan. 11, marked the beginning of the glamorous award season with the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. The Golden Globes highlight the best actors and actresses in television and film. The hilarious best friend duo, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, hosted the show for a third and final time. […]

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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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