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Who are the Springfest headliners?

Who are the Springfest headliners?

Chris Heermann, Social Media Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

Much like Butch Cassidy, my first thought when the Springfest committee released the headliners to this year’s concert was, “Who are those guys?” Coast Modern? Echosmith? MadeinTYO? As someone who rarely listens to the indie pop genre, I was lost. So naturally I opened up Spotify and searched u...

More than a club?

More than a club?

David Pietrow, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Theater & Dance, Top Stories

My first exposure to Indian culture came last year when I was a first-year student living in the Tyler House on the north side of campus. I vividly remember it: I was walking past Wade Commons when I noticed people doing a dance routine inside. As I watched and walked, a substantial number of people inside t...

Jordan Peele’s macabre brilliance

Jordan Peele’s macabre brilliance

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Top Stories

Following the release of his film “Get Out” in 2017, Jordan Peele quickly established himself as an effective and highly proficient filmmaker in the realm of combining social commentary, horror, thriller elements and some underlying comedic aspects still simmering from his “Key & Peele” ...

Student band sticky to open Springfest

Student band sticky to open Springfest

Yvonne Pan, A&E Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

University Program Board's (UPB) potato prank on April 1 was only the first of many events planned for this month. UPB recently announced the headliners for this year's Springfest: MadeinTYO, Echosmith and Coast Modern. Another familiar name on the list is sticky the band, the band that won Battle of the B...

IMPROVment hosts annual improv festival

IMPROVment hosts annual improv festival

Yvonne Pan, A&E Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Local Events, Theater & Dance, Top Stories

This past weekend, IMPROVment hosted their eighth annual Lake Effect Improv Festival in the Tink Ballroom on Saturday, March 30. The festival’s name is inspired by our university’s proximity to Lake Erie and contributions to Cleveland’s weather by the lake effect. This year’s festival...

Tokyo Police Club visits Grog

Tokyo Police Club visits Grog

Yugan Sakthi, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

Tokyo Police Club (TPC) is a big enough name in music that most of the audience at their Grog Shop concert on Friday, March 22 knew at least a song or two. For those unfamiliar with the Canadian indie rock band, I can only imagine they assumed it was a Japanese electronic dance music duo or an undergrou...

Billie Eilish smashes charts with captivating album

Billie Eilish smashes charts with captivating album

Julia Knight, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Seventeen year old Billie Eilish shot to the top of the charts with her debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” on March 29. The record is forecasted to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. The 14-song album includes past hits like “you should see me in a crown...

CBS All Access and the changing TV landscape

Henry Bendon

April 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Just recently, CBS launched a reboot of the early sci-fi classic “Twilight Zone.” The network invested a lot of time and money into the show. Jordan Peele hosts the show, and the actors scattered across the first four episodes include heavyweights such as Adam Scott and Kumail Nanjiana, and althou...

Fun Page Issue 24: 4/5/2019

Fun Page Issue 24: 4/5/2019

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

April 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fun & Games, Puzzle Solutions

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