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Jenna Pitstick

This Weekend at the Coliseum: Beauty and the Beast


Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s 1991 animated classic from a tale as old as time for a contemporary audience. Noting “this Beauty is its own resplendent creature” (Time Magazine), the production still stays true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. Directed by Oscar winner Bill Condon, Beauty ... Read More »

It’s Spring: Time for Disc Golf!

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Guest submission by Gary Rees: April 22 and 23 marks disc golf weekend in Lamoni when the Graceland University Colonel George Barrett Disc Golf Course and the J & B Rolling Hills Disc Golf Course host the annual singles and doubles disc golf tournaments.  On Saturday, April 22nd, the J&B Doubles Tournament will be held at Bob Kelly’s Rolling Hills ... Read More »

This Weekend at the Coliseum: Kong: Skull Island


Time calls this week’s Coliseum Theatre film, Kong: Skull Island, “grand and nutty and visually splendid.” When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island – as beautiful as it is treacherous – awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Set in 1973, just when the U.S. pulled out of Vietnam, ... Read More »

This Weekend at the Coliseum: Logan


The Chicago Sun-Times calls this week’s Coliseum Theatre feature, Logan, “… a rip-roaring action film — and it’s wickedly funny at times as well.” In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) at a remote outpost on the Mexican border. His plan to hide from the outside world gets upended when ... Read More »

This Weekend at the Coliseum: The Shack


The St. Louis Post begins its review of The Shack with “If Octavia Spencer is God, then Lord, take me to church.” Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, this week’s movie at the Coliseum Theatre takes theater goers on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips [Sam Worthington] spirals into a deep depression ... Read More »

Love Blossoms in the Spring Play


Starting March 5th, the Graceland Theatre Department will bring us the production of Stop Kiss, a story of unexpected love. Last week I met with Tracy Salter, the director, and some of the actors in the JR Theatre. Tracy told me more about the play  as we sat beside the black box stage, where furniture had been put in place for ... Read More »

Play Ball-oween

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Thursday evening before Fall Break, the baseball team hosted a Halloween Intrasquad Scrimmage at North Park to end the season. It was open to families and children of Lamoni and the Graceland Community. Each team member showed up in costume before the game and spread out across the diamond, passing out candy to the children that attended, who were each dressed in their adorable costumes as ... Read More »

The Vespiary: Graceland’s Literary Magazine


It all started with a graduation requirement. In the spring of this year, former student and editor of The Tower, Brandon Gates, gave Graceland something to remember him by. While taking his Senior Project course, a class necessary for an English degree, he embarked on a mission to restart Graceland’s literary magazine. Throughout the semester, Brandon overcame time restraints, budget concerns, and many other obstacles in order to ... Read More »

Get to Know Your 2014-2015 GSG Members

Kyle Macali What is your organization? Graceland Student Government What will your classification be next year? Senior What is your major? Business Administration and Economics, Minor Human Services What is your house? Powell What is your favorite thing about your organization and why? My favorite thing is that I have the opportunity to work with all of the organizations; it ... Read More »

“Vorrei Che Tu Fossi Chi” Art Exhibition Showing Now in the Helene Center

"Vorrei Che Tu Fossi Qui" poster, courtesy of Jessica Edwards

“Vorrei Che Tu Fossi Chi,” or “Wish You Were Here,” is a senior art exhibition by Visual Communication major, Jessica Edwards. The show, inspired by a combination of vintage travel media, modern design, and Italian cityscapes, seeks to explore and showcase the geographic and historical beauty of Italy. The show, which opened on March 31st, will be up until Friday ... Read More »

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