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What does the Valparaiso University Theatre’s most recent play, “Rose and the Rime,” have in common with “Frozen” and the “Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?” Winter just won’t stop.

It has been five years since P!nk’s last album, “The Truth about Love,” was released in 2012. This past Friday, P!nk’s seventh album “Beautiful Trauma” came into the world, and it’s a perfect show of the artist’s talent and mastery of music.

Five years after his last release, John Green’s newest novel “Turtles All the Way Down” isn’t only one of his most emotional pieces, but also his most personal.

The finale of season one left “Riverdale” fans with many unanswered questions and some endings that seemed a little too perfect. The addicting plotline, mysterious characters and undeniable intrigue stuck with me months after finishing the season. Now, with the premiere of season two, I thin…

The most common complaint for any film sequel is that it just doesn’t hold up to the original. When Matthew Vaughn’s tongue-in-cheek spy thriller, “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” debuted in 2014, it was an unexpected breath of fresh air in a genre dominated by Daniel Craig’s uber-serious Bon…

Every Disney star has to grow up at some point, and I think Demi Lovato has been at that stage for a while. But I’m just now realizing it. I wanted to remember Lovato as the “Here We Go Again” and “La La La” singer, so I just neglected to listen to her new albums “Demi” and “Confident.”

“The Color Purple” by Alice Walker has been banned in schools all over the country since 1984, due to its graphic sexual content and situations of violence and abuse. While “The Color Purple” contains a lot of controversial content, it’s necessary to the story and is what makes the book so r…

It’s been five long years since the last Killers album was released, but the drought finally ended on Sept. 22 when their fifth studio album “Wonderful Wonderful” was delivered into the world. Many tears of joy have been shed over this beauty that humanity can now hold in their hands and flo…

The beginning of the school year can be extremely stressful, with loads of notes to take, homework to finish and densely written texts to decipher. However, it’s good to remember that every now and then you can take a break and relax. While there’s the option to watch a TV show or a movie, a…

If you are looking for energetic indie pop music to brighten your stressful days, smallpools is the perfect group for you. The band will open for Jon Bellion at the University Programming Council’s annual spring concert in the Athletics and Recreation Center at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5.

Jon Bellion will be performing on campus at this year’s Spring Concert, hosted by the University Programming Council. Bellion’s most popular song, “All Time Low,” is currently on Billboard’s Top 100 and has been for 22 weeks now.

Since the summer of 2010, I have had this crazy obsession with a particular television show. Although some people have fallen out of love with it, these last 10 episodes are for sure the current key to my heart.

The highly anticipated podcast series “S-Town” is about many things, a man, clocks, death, tattoos, mazes, love and loneliness. But it’s exactly not what it advertises itself to be: a murder mystery.  

One of eight students who participated in the sophomore art critiques on Wednesday Gabby Lenihan, a digital media major, shared her work with her fellow students and professors. The art critiques allowed students to have an open forum with their peers to discuss and share unbiased opinions o…

One of the lesser known ensembles on Valparaiso University’s campus is the Jazz Ensemble. Directed by Jeffrey C. Brown, the Valparaiso University Jazz Ensemble performs professional-level repertoire in concert and at outreach performances at schools, community events and numerous alumni gath…

From the moment “Get Out” started rolling, audience members knew they were in for a thriller they have never seen before. The movie gives viewers a new take on racial profiling and how one race portrays another, while giving jump scares and incorporating subtle racial stereotypes throughout …

It has been over a year since I performed in my last orchestra concert. I greatly miss playing my violin, often reminiscing about my favorite pieces, but due to classes and other time commitments, I had to quit. One of my favorite concerts of the year was the concerto concert. It was truly a…

Six-year-old me should have kept dancing,” I kept thinking to myself as I watched this year’s Dance Ensemble. The evening of ballet, lyrical, ballroom, modern, tap and hip-hop performances had me wishing I could move as gracefully as the dancers onstage. But instead, I deeply enjoyed “watchi…

Valpo’s fourth annual Shakespeare week starts on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The week, sponsored by Christ College and the English and theatre departments, will feature the Actors From The London Stage who are on their spring U.S. tour. Throughout the week, the classically trained actors will visit cl…

From the posters and advertisements, “The Full Monty” looks to be a fun comedy about a group of ragtag men putting together a homemade strip tease to make some easy money.

If you are like me, you enjoy finding fun and cheap experiences to occupy the time when you are not studying, sleeping or watching Netflix. As college students, we also relish opportunities to fantasize ourselves as classy intellects presiding in the higher echelons of society. Well I believ…

The program given out during the Christmas Concert: A Carol Festival requested that the audience save their applause for the beginning and end of the show, but the audience couldn’t seem to help themselves. Each song was met with much applause as the Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Concert Band,…

A mixture of students came together to perform in the annual Director’s Showcase in order to help fellow seniors Rachel Borgo, Frank Caputo and Christopher Gierymski with their one acts.