Game of Thrones: An Analysis of Season 5

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By Peter Blair Contributing Writer Another season of murder and depravity has come to an end, and so begins the winter that is the Game of Thrones off-season. Nothing to do now but to wait for the springtime horridness to recommence, so let us analyze the last season and guess at what comes next. Season 5 was actually a strange one. My primary gauge for assessing the … [Read more...]

PSF Opens with Powerful, Star-Studded “Les Miz”

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By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief The 2015 Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) at DeSales University opened Wednesday, June 10 with Les Misérables, directed by DeSales theater professor Dennis Razze and starring Mike Eldred as Jean Valjean, a role the acting veteran performed on Broadway. The festival brings world-class actors to the Labuda Center for the Performing … [Read more...]

Where Are They Now: Jaime Verazin

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By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor From touring in 13 countries with the dance company MOMIX to appearing in the top six on NBC’s hit show America’s Got Talent, Jaime Verazin has found success in all corners of the dance world. Her latest endeavor is performing in the new Broadway musical Finding Neverland, which debuted March 15. However, it wasn’t too long ago … [Read more...]

Anxiety on the Rise on College Campuses

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By Lauren Trumbull Layout Editor A recent study done by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State found that anxiety has topped depression as the most widespread mental illness on college campuses. A survey done by the American College Health Association found that about one in six college students have been treated for or diagnosed with anxiety in the past … [Read more...]

Charlie Charlie, are you real? Responses from science and spirituality

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By Jaci Wendel   With almost three weeks having passed since the last day of the semester, you’re probably starting to feel the summer boredom start to creep in. Why not spice up your life by summoning a demon? That’s how lots of people on all forms of social media – most notably Vine and Twitter – are spending their time with the recently popular “Charlie Charlie … [Read more...]