Category Archives: Arts & Life


Remembering a musical icon

By: Kristin Helf, Staff Writer

Another day, another irreplaceable performer lost. The cause of death of the artist formerly known as “the Artist Formerly Known as Prince” was not immediately known, although he had cancelled an April 7 appearance in Atlanta because of what was thought to be the flu. Authorities found Prince unresponsive in the elevator of his Minnesota home/recording studio the morning of April 21. At 10:07 a.m., at only 57 years old, Prince was pronounced dead. Continue reading

Photo by Nate Leonard

TUNE Recap: Edible Book Festival competition charms participants

By: Alex Hevesy, Contributing Writer

TU Northeast celebrated its first Edible Book Festival with appearances from Food Network “Cupcake Wars” winner and La Cakerie owner Jason Hisley, La Cakerie Wedding and Event Coordinator Lauren Delfico and Dean of University Libraries Deb Nolan.

TUNE Library Associate Eden Parks planned the festival and competition, which drew over 50 entries from 30 TUNE students who competed to make the best book-themed dish. Participants were judged in four categories: Most Appetizing, Most Literary, Best Pun and Best in Show. Continue reading