‘Pitch Perfect 2′ a disappointment after original’s resounding success

‘Pitch Perfect 2′ a disappointment after original’s resounding success

Freya Sonnichsen, Editorial Editor
May 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment

The Pitches are back, that much is true, but in what condition have they returned in? Are they still the glorious girls that won the a capella championships? While director Elizabeth Banks, who also co-stars in the movie, certainly seems to think so, I am not convinced. Just because the movie has been... Read more »

Theatre Central’s annual student-written ‘One Acts’ festival takes the stage

Theatre Central’s annual student-written ‘One Acts’ festival takes the stage

Alison Pfaff and Freya Sonnichsen
May 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Photos, Showcase

Theatre Central's one-acts show was performed... Read more »

“Who Runs the World?”: Orchesis Showcase Review

“Who Runs the World?”: Orchesis Showcase Review

Alison Pfaff, News Editor
May 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Naperville... Read more »

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ falls short, leaving fans wanting more out of the third installment

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ falls short, leaving fans wanting more out of the third installment

Sahi Padmanabhan, Features Editor
May 7, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The long anticipated blockbuster "Avengers: Age of Ultron" was a smash hit at the box office, earning the expected big numbers (a whopping $627 million!) worldwide. A tale of romance, betrayal, filled with action and introducing everyone's favorite Eastern European twins, the film was the perfect example... Read more »

Alabama Shakes’ ‘Sound and Color’ paves the way for future success

Alabama Shakes’ ‘Sound and Color’ paves the way for future success

Drew Quiriconi, Opinions Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

I jumped onto the Alabama Shakes train pretty late in the game. They released their first album, “Boys and Girls,” in early 2012, and I just discovered the band earlier this year. When I first heard the rich guitar and sweet timbre of Brittany Howard’s voice, I was hooked. Needless to say, when... Read more »

“Tarzan” Preview

“Tarzan” Preview

Freya Sonnichsen, Editorial Editor
April 24, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Flowers will dance, leopards will prance and a wild man will fall in love in this year’s spring musical, "Tarzan," performed in the auditorium on April 24, 25 and 26. The jungle is brought to life before one’s eyes as band, dance, theatre and choir students perform never-before-seen stunts. Birds,... Read more »

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens:” Trailer Review

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens:” Trailer Review

Jack Havemann, Staff Artist
April 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

It has been 32 years since “The Return of the Jedi” was released in theaters concluding the story of Luke Skywalker and his friend’s adventure to destroy the imperial empire. Now, director J.J Abrams teams up with Lucasfilm to extend the most memorable franchise with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The... Read more »

Television show review: “The Last Man on Earth”

Television show review: “The Last Man on Earth”

Maneesh Somisetty, Staff Writer
April 1, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Fox’s new series The Last Man on Earth, was molded from comedic gold and is unlike anything else on television. Created, written and produced by SNL star Will Forte, the series begins in a post-apocalyptic world in the year 2020 when a disease wipes out every last man, woman and child off... Read more »

Album Review: Dylan Gardner’s “Adventures in Real Time”

Album Review: Dylan Gardner’s “Adventures in Real Time”

Sahi Padmanabhan, Features Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

“Oh, come on, let’s get started, just don’t leave me broken-hearted! Oh, come on, let’s get started!” This is the infectious hook of the first song off Dylan Gardner’s debut album, “Adventures in Real Time” and it had been stuck in my head since the moment I heard it. [caption id="attachment_8750"... Read more »

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