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Arts

Sam Smith steals the Grammys

Sam Smith steals the Grammys

February 13, 2015 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards took an interesting turn this year. Even though many predicted this to be “Sam Smith’s Year,” most did not believe that Sam Smith would win nearly every award for which he was nominated, from Record of the Year to Best New Artist, and so on. […]

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Strong debut for ‘Better Call Saul’

Strong debut for ‘Better Call Saul’

February 13, 2015 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

This past Sunday, Feb. 8, the most-watched premiere of all time debuted on AMC. The show was “Better Call Saul,” a spin-off of – and prequel to – the channel’s megahit “Breaking Bad.” This two-and-a-half-hour-long premiere was split up into two days, the first being Sunday and the second airing […]

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Ode to introverts

Ode to introverts

February 12, 2015 at 10:48 am 0 comments

SLU student Matt Meyers is giving a glimpse into introverts’ minds with his webzine project, “The Quiet Series: A Voice for Introversion.” He wants to provide insight about the “quieter side of humanity.” In the project, he interviews 12 individuals who exhibit facets of introversion. Characteristics of these individuals, according to […]

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A capella groups sing their way to the top

A capella groups sing their way to the top

February 5, 2015 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

SLU’s presence is strong at ICCA The International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) hosted their Midwest quarterfinals on Saturday, Jan. 31, at Washington University’s E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall. 10 groups, including four from SLU, were chosen to compete in this first round of the competition. Astha, Bare Naked […]

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Courtesy of  Lindy Hop St. Louis Facebook page

Community thrives in dance

February 5, 2015 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

A hidden, but welcoming community of dancers swings away month after month in St. Louis, celebrating the music and dance styles of the ’20s, ’30s and ‘40s. Lindy Hop St. Louis is an organization that hosts classes, live music and social dance opportunities. Friday, Jan. 30, was the “West End […]

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Noah Gundersen serenades crowd with new album

Noah Gundersen serenades crowd with new album

February 5, 2015 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

Jean jackets, flannel shirts and beanies galore filled the St. Louis concert venue, Old Rock House, on Jan. 29.  Waitresses roamed through the crowds taking drink orders for those awaiting the show.  In a room with high ceilings, in front of a simple, black backdrop and a single spotlight, Noah […]

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Students get a taste of India

Students get a taste of India

February 5, 2015 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

A line of hungry students stretched halfway around the Center for Global Citizenship auditorium on Feb. 2 at the Taste of India, sponsored by the Office of International Services.  The Cultural Taste series features a different country each month and gives students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn firsthand […]

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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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