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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ inspires readers, audiences

December 11, 2018

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer   I recently read the novel Dear Evan Hansen, written by Val Emmich. The novel is based off of the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen and it was truly groundbreaking...

‘The Secret in the Wings’ puzzles audiences

December 6, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   The Hilltop Players' production of Mary Zimmerman's “The Secret in the Wings” was… well, it's still a secret to me.   As I walked into the Kelly Theater,...

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination
November 12, 2018

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Nutting Gallery hosted “Courting Wonder,” an exhibition featuring the works of Thomas Wharton. The gallery displayed astounding works...

Hilltop Players inspire with ‘The Miracle Worker’

October 27, 2018

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer The Hilltop Players opened the 2018-19 season with “The Miracle Worker,” a play inspired by the relationship of Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing leading...

New campus dining option impresses patrons

October 3, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   Students returning to campus this fall were greeted with a new dining option in the Union: WOW Cafe.  Featuring a wide range of options for both breakfast...

Erin Geil’s “Podunk Moon” takes readers on an emotional journey

August 3, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor As a fan of sci-fi, time travel, and romance, I was excited to read Erin Geil’s Podunk Moon: An Anthology. In this book, Geil weaves together a non-fiction poetry...

“Tag” movie hides heartwarming message in comedic action

June 28, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer On the surface, Tag, directed by Jeff Tomsic, appears to be just another off-color comedy in the same vein as The Hangover. For the most part, it is; but at the heart...

“Cloak and Dagger,” “Pose” challenge current TV landscape

June 20, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer If there’s anything a television network loves, it’s to promote shows as being “must-watch” television, unique and different from anything else that...

HBO’s Westworld excite audiences with new season

May 30, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer Based on the 1973 film of the same name, HBO’s Westworld takes place in the theme park of the same name, run by the mysterious Delos Incorporated company....

Mixed media exhibit opens in Nutting Gallery 

March 31, 2018

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On March 21, a new exhibit opened in the Nutting Gallery here at WLU. The exhibit is called “Lucent Findings” and features work from Michael Mikula and Judith...

“18 Victoria” showcases talented Hilltop Players

March 2, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor The semester’s theater season opened with the show “18 Victoria” on Feb. 22. The production’s cast, set and technical elements all work together well to tell the story...

‘Black Panther’ sets new standards in filmmaking

February 27, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer   To say that I’ve been waiting for “Black Panther” would be an absolute understatement.  I read comics and I’ve closely followed the Marvel Cinematic...

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