Category Archives: Arts & Life

One act, four days, two plays

By: Christine LaFrancesca, Staff Writer

As the lights fade to black, the murmur of whispers stops as the audience waits for the first play to begin. Seniors and theatre majors Alex Shade and Lexi Hauck each directed a play for the “Evening of Student Directed One Acts” in the Center of the Arts building last Thursday evening. Continue reading

Theater review: “Newsies the Musical”

By: Nick Salacki, Columnist

I’ve never been to an opening night show, on Broadway or off. But this past Tuesday night on Eutaw Street in Baltimore, I had my tickets scanned to see Disney’s “Newsies the Musical” at the Hippodrome Theatre.

Newsies had its run on Broadway in New York from March 2012 to August 2014. Now, the newsies are seizing the day and carrying their banner across the U.S. Continue reading

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Renting at the Reels: Almost ‘Expendable’

By: Kaitlyn McKay, Columnist

The latest “Expendables” film features the return of Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his mercenary group, “The Expendables.” When the group fails in their latest mission of apprehending arms dealer and former Expendable member Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), Ross retires his current team because he believes they are past their prime. He goes out to assemble a new crew to take down Stonebanks. Continue reading

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GoodEats picks best pizza pie

By: Taylor Seidel, Columnist

For this week’s edition of GoodEats, I’m going to do something a little different. Everyone is always asking me about pizza. Where do I find the best slice? What’s the best place In Towson? What toppings are the best? So, for this week I’m going to rattle off some of my favorite pizza joints in Towson. Continue reading