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  • ‘South Pacific’ explores cross-cultural relationships

    ‘South Pacific’ explores cross-cultural relationships

    “South Pacific” takes place, as the title suggests, in the Pacific islands during WWII. A young, impressionable American nurse, Nellie (Morgan Pay), falls in love with a middle-aged Frenchman, Emile (Braden Hunt), who owns a plantation. The musical also follows the story of a young Lieutenant Joseph Cable (Landon Staley) as he falls in love…

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  • The inspiration of ‘Selma’

    By Heather Aitchison If you go to see “Selma,” bring tissues. Despite its startling and confronting opening scenes, “Selma” was, on the whole, an outstanding movie. The beloved Martin Luther King, Jr. has a story that most of the world knows, but until now most of our generation did not understand exactly what happened in…

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  • The Stoffs produce first album together

    The Stoffs produce first album together

    Eric and Brooke Stoff (alumni ‘13) started their journey together as high school sweethearts from rival bands at Highland High School in Highland, Ill. The couple attended Indiana Wesleyan University and honed their musical talents — Eric as a music minor and Brooke as a music education major with an emphasis on voice. Now, they…

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  • 2014 Christmas Album Reviews

    2014 Christmas Album Reviews

    Pentatonix: “That’s Christmas to Me” Pentatonix never fails to deliver excellent a cappella music. Out of this collection of Christmas songs, “Mary, Did You Know” stands out as a beautiful and emotional version of this classic. As usual, Pentatonix did an amazing job of converting classic, well-known songs into their incredible trademark a cappella sound.…

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