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‘A Star is Born’ shines bright with two charismatic stars

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born (2018). Courtesy of IMDB
October 10, 2018

Nothing is more fascinating than watching a new a star on the rise. Tabloids, gossip columns, and award shows clamor for new details of a nascent celebrity. Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A...

Greeks sing and dance to Disney music

Team Beta performing
April 17, 2018

Whimsical Disney music. Laughing audiences. Cheering fans. Staff from the Office of Student Involvement hosted Sing Song as a part of Greek Week on April 12 in the DL Ligon Coliseum in which around...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018

OUR VIEW: Opportunities like Greek Week are beneficial to campus because they make those in Greek organizations and their principle of philanthropy more visible to the rest of the student populace. With...

“Urinetown” opening night rescheduled due to inclement weather

February 21, 2018

To ensure safety of cast, crew and audiences following the inclement weather Feb. 21 and class cancelation for Feb. 22, the "Urinetown" opening night has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 after months...

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

Harison Elizardo, sociology junior, read a personal poem for the 5th annual BSU Talent Show. February 7th, 2018. Photo by Elias Maki.
February 9, 2018

A crowd of more than 60 students gathered in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on Feb. 7 for the Fifth Annual Black Student Union talent show. Talents ranged from singing and dancing to reading...

Satirical ‘Urinetown’ ‘ranks up there’ for musicians

January 25, 2018

Satirical. Funny. Entertaining. Poignant and Political. With 19 songs and a cast of about 20 students, the production of "Urinetown: The Musical" began with rehearsals crowded around a piano Dec. 5. When...

UPB host karaoke and nacho night

Anissia Jones, exercise physiology junior, and Taylor Barnett, mass communications junior, partake in the nacho karake event by singing the first cover song of the night in Maverick's Corner, hosted by MSU's University Programming Board, on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Photo by Harlie David
January 23, 2018

Maverick's Corner filled with laughter, and loud vocals as students took turns performing their favorite songs on the karaoke machine. The warm smell of nachos filled the atmosphere as 75 students...

Music students prepare for regional competition with recital at Akin

Emory Arnold, music education sophomore, performs at the National Association of Teachers of Singing student recital on Nov. 5 at Akin Auditorium. Photo by Denush Vidanapathirana.
November 7, 2017

Akin Auditorium was silent, save for the voices of the five sopranos. All 23 pairs of eyes and ears trained on the performers at the National Association of Teachers of Singing student recital Nov....

Music students perform at Burns Chapel Opening

Tyler Lasseter plays Premiere Rhapsody by Claude Debussy at the Burns Chapel Opening Concert, Oct. 20, 2017. Photo by Brendan Wynne
October 20, 2017

The crisp, sweet notes of the tickled ivory cascaded throughout the hall, bouncing off of redone carpet, onto freshly painted walls and back into the ears of those seated in brand new pews. One thing...

‘La La Land’ sings and dances its way into hearts

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB
May 2, 2017

In honor of it finally coming out on Blu-Ray, I feel like it is finally time to express my thoughts on La La Land in writing. I have seen this movie three times in theaters and vehemently recommend...

Talent show spotlights students

March 1, 2017

The lights are out and the spotlights shone center stage. Shelbi Rickwartz education junior, steps up the stairs and approaches the microphone and starts singing the song “Burning House." The annual...

Wilson’s soprano performance ‘outstanding’

January 27, 2016

The halls were alive with the sound of music. At least, that’s what it would seem like, to an unbeknownst student passing through the hallways of the Hardin Administration Building at 7 p.m. on Jan....

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