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Sweeney Todd comes to Western

Sweeney Todd comes to Western

April 12, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

As this year’s play season winds down, director and professor Tee Quillin, along with the cast and crew, are here to give us Western’s unique rendition of Sweeney Todd. The musical tells the story of a barber whose family was taken from him by a judge, and the barber, named Sweeney Todd, is assumed dead. […]

Genre Cinema At Its Finest

Genre Cinema At Its Finest

April 10, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

[caption id="attachment_17594" align="alignnone" width="450"] Bloody-Disgusting.com[/caption] Roger Ebert always said that if a film succeeds at what it practices, it is a good film, whether you like it or not. The 2013 remake of “Evil Dead” follows that logic, making it a purely phenomenal horror film. This film is not going to be for everyone. If […]

Supporting actress prepares for ditzy role

April 5, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

The lights are dimmed, the camera is set and the actors are ready for action. Adrienne Collins, a Missouri Western student, is ready behind the stage, as she is about to take on the role of Johanna in Western’s rendition of Sweeney Todd. [caption id="attachment_17576" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ms. Lovette (Alex Richards) looks into the crown […]

Her struggles can’t stop her

April 5, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

Being a wife, author and pregnant mother of a toddler would be stressful enough if Sarah Kovac didn’t have to add Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita to that list. AMC, a condition that Kovac was born with, causes joints to be crooked or out of whack at birth. For Kovac, this directly affected the use of her arms […]

A Horrendous Host

A Horrendous Host

April 5, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

It’s like “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” but in middle school and no one cares. [caption id="attachment_17277" align="alignnone" width="300"] Saoirse Ronan examines herself in the film version of Stephenie Meyer’s “The Host”[/caption] After the success of the Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer’s other famous novel “The Host” was greenlit to have a feature film of its […]

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