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Lumen unveiling to take place April 19

Anthony Miller, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The unveiling of Lumen will occur April 19 at 8 p.m. in Taylor Little Theater. Lumen is the student literary and fine arts magazine that is run almost entirely by the student body of Mercyhurst. Marnie Sullivan, Ph.D., assistant...

Judy is ‘Collin’ you to last MIAC event

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On April 26 at 7:30 p.m., world-renowned folk singer/songwriter and social activist Judy Collins will be coming to Mercyhurst to give a performance. The concert is called “An Evening with Judy Collins” and will be the last...

Movie is ‘raided’ 3 stars

Lauren Abbott, Opinion editor

April 3, 2018

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Warning, this review contains spoilers for the film. The new “Tomb Raider” was released on March 16 and was highly anticipated by many fans of the video games. Personally, I was extremely excited to see this movie after...

Catch the ‘flu’te on April 9 in WRH

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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The Roche Guest Artist Series will be bringing flautist Cobus du Toit, D.M.A., and pianist Doreen Lee, D.M.A., to Mercyhurst on April 9 at 8 p.m. for a recital and on April 10 at 12:45 p.m. to conduct a flute masterclass. Du...

‘Game Night’ is Hollywood’s comeback – review

David McDonald, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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While “Game Night” is not as content-rich as its distant cousin, its biggest impact was its déjà vu factor. The zany crime adventure, while less philosophical, rang a distant bell to the Michael Douglas masterpiece “The...

‘Love, Simon’ breaks barriers of LGBTQ representation – review

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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In “Love, Simon,” the title character’s first words are “I’m just like you.” This is a sentiment echoed throughout much of “Love, Simon,” a movie about Simon, a senior in high school who deals with family, friends,...

Met Opera’s ‘Luisa Miller’ comes to MIAC

Steven Martz, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Romance is one of the biggest tragedies in opera. This is especially true when people of power get involved. The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture (MIAC) is bringing a romance gone wrong to the Mary D’Angelo Performing...

‘Doña Rosita’ hits the stage

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On April 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. and April 15 at 2 p.m., the Mercyhurst Theatre Program will present “Doña Rosita the Spinster,” a play by Federico García Lorca that was translated from its original Spanish by Nilo Cruz. The...

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