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Student thinks ‘The Vow’ disavowed overall quality

Student thinks ‘The Vow’ disavowed overall quality

Believe it or not, “The Vow” is based on a true story. The film takes its premise from an eponymous book by Kim Carpenter that details his wife Krickitt’s recovery from memory loss following a car accident that left her [...]

April 5, 2012 Entertainment
Documentary examines women’s questionable roles within mass media

Documentary examines women’s questionable roles within mass media

The Benes Rooms were filled with frequent gasping, shaking of heads and laughing last Monday. As part of celebration of Women’s History Month, “Miss Representation,” a documentary about gender inequality, was shown to students. Men and women filled the Benes [...]

March 30, 2012 Entertainment
Say Anything preserves their own  original sound with newest album

Say Anything preserves their own original sound with newest album

To know Say Anything’s music is to know Max Bemis’ life story. The prolific frontman’s songwriting is always deeply personal, and the band’s discography chronicles every aspect of his life, positive and negative. The sexually frustrated teenage Bemis emerged on [...]

March 30, 2012 Entertainment
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Andrea Gibson kicks off Women’s Week Poet returns to OWU to perform pieces about sexuality and gender identity

Mixing words, performance, music and style, slam poet Andrea Gibson speaks intimately with her audience about issues of gender, identity, bullying, social justice and love. On Monday night Gibson delivered her second performance ever at Ohio Wesleyan – in Phillips [...]

March 23, 2012 Entertainment
Student choreographer dances against sexual violence: Sophomore takes art to American College Dance Festival

Student choreographer dances against sexual violence: Sophomore takes art to American College Dance Festival

Sophomore Matthew Jamison used the art of dance to convey emotions and issues concerning sexual violence at Orchesis 2012, which took place March 2-3 and the American College Dance Festival during March 7-10. Jamison drew upon personal experiences in creating [...]

March 23, 2012 Entertainment
Senior theatre majors prepare for capstone projects

Senior theatre majors prepare for capstone projects

As seniors near the end of their last semester at OWU, those graduating with theater degrees are finishing their senior projects, and juniors are beginning to plan their projects for the upcoming academic year. These projects are required of senior [...]

March 23, 2012 Entertainment
Pitch Black  shines light  on competitive  talent at ICCA

Pitch Black shines light on competitive talent at ICCA

The ladies of Pitch Black, OWU’s female a cappella group, competed against 10 other groups at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) on Feb. 25. The competition was held at Kettering High School in Kettering, OH. The group [...]

March 8, 2012 Entertainment
Orchesis fills hearts, minds, seats

Orchesis fills hearts, minds, seats

The audience roared and applauded at this year’s 2012 Orchesis performances presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance at the Chappelear Drama Center March 2 and 3. Orchesis is OWU’s student dance company. Orchesis provides company members with the [...]

March 8, 2012 Entertainment
Juniors April Warner, left, and Kathleen Dalton rehearse for Orchesis 2012

Theatre and dance prepares for the opening of Orchesis 2012

Ohio Wesleyan’s theatre and dance department is preparing for the annual student dance company performance of Orchesis coming up this weekend. With talk of having new student choreographers and guest choreographers to help run the show, students and faculty shared [...]

March 1, 2012 Entertainment
Poet smashes stereotypes of women in the media with show, “Death of the Diva”

Poet smashes stereotypes of women in the media with show, “Death of the Diva”

DJ and performer Amanda Seales put on a one-woman musical narrative encouraging men and women to re-examine how women are treated in the mainstream media Saturday in Grey Chapel. Death of the Diva uses music, humor, and monologue to portray [...]

March 1, 2012 Entertainment