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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 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…

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 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…

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…

Yasmina Reza’s play “God of Carnage” - winner of the 2009 Tony Award for “Best Play” - has energetically made its way to the Valparaiso University stage directed entirely by students. The play will be held in the University Theatre from April 28 - May 1.

Jasper Fforde's novel "The Eyre Affair" leapt from the page onto the stage on April 1 in the Valparaiso University Center of the Arts.

Although April 2 was a gloomy night, the Harre Union Ballrooms were filled with the bright sounds of the Count Basie Orchestra.

The upcoming movie season is upon us. Summer is when some of the most anticipated films of the year are released in theaters.

The “Eyre Affair” by Jasper Fforde is a New York Times bestselling novel in which a literary detective seeks to stop a master criminal in a parallel universe. The play is set to come to Valparaiso University theatre with new scenes, characters and plot twists. The individuals living in this …

An eclectic performance that showcases many different talents, Valparaiso University’s second annual drag show “Return of the Queens and Kings,” is set to take place April 8.

The Art/Psych building was filled with laughter, conversations, inviting music and the aroma of coffee this past Valentine’s Day weekend. The Lighter, Valparaiso University’s award-winning literary and fine arts journal, hosted a coffeehouse. Students shared prose, poetry and artistic abilit…

Taking center stage, Valpo senior theatre majors recently directed a variety of one-act plays as part of their final capstone project for the department.

“Heaven and nature sing” is not only a line from the song “Joy to the World,” it is also this year’s theme for the Advent Christmas Vespers service at Valparaiso University. This annual event is a traditional part of Advent celebrations on campus and has been in place for more than 70 years.

Valparaiso University prides itself in being a diverse and inclusive community, and in a time when the media is flooded with news of racial injustice and civil right violations, Valpo has tried to encourage students to engage in conversations about sensitive and sometimes controversial issues.

“Beware of Crimson Peak!” was the attention grabbing line of fantasy and thriller film “Crimson Peak.” From the trailer, we are immediately given the impression that this is going to be hair-raising and scary. With a well renowned cast including Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chasta…

Spoken Word poet Katie Wirsing visited Valparaiso University on Tuesday to share a new perspective and her life experiences through her poetry and storytelling.