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This Weekend at The Coliseum – 12 Strong

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Guest Submission: Gary Rees Based on Doug Stanton’s best-selling book, “Horse Soldiers,” 12 Strong is story of heroism based on true events that unfolded a world away in the aftermath of 9/11 when a U.S. Special Forces team, led by their new Captain, Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth), is chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for an ... Read More »

This Weekend at the Coliseum – Maze Runner: The Death Cure

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Guest Submission: Gary Rees In the epic finale to the Maze Runner saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet in Maze Runner: The Death Cure. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. ... Read More »

“Heathers: The Musical” Takes Over Shaw Center

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Since the beginning of the semester, 19 cast members, a director, a choreographer, and some technicians have put over 100 hours of work each for the theatre department’s spring musical, “Heathers.” I’ve been lucky enough to be the stage manager for the production, which will be my last at Graceland, and it’s been a wild ride from the get-go. “Heathers” ... Read More »

50 Photos of Squirrels That Will Make Your Day

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In honor of the wonderful occurrence that is Squirrel Appreciation Day (Jan 21st), here are some cute squirrels from all across the United States of America. One for each state that has them! (With the exception of Pennsylvania that is apparently home to the most fashionable of squirrels!) Feast your eyes upon these tiny creatures, and let them take away all your ... Read More »

The Vulnerable Past — An Interview with Julia Franklin on Her Art Show Picking up the Pieces

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I think a lot of this show, too, is about responsibility. Like this piece over here, [a picture of Julia and her sister Jana, adolescents, displayed under a glass cloche]. At my mother’s funeral a year and a half ago, we kept being called “the Tucker girls”, that’s our nickname, and we’re in our forties, and were still called ‘The ... Read More »

Now You’re Just Somebody That I Used to Know

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  As a third-generation legacy student, I was raised hearing mischievous stories from my mom and her days as a student here at Graceland University. While hearing these stories, my mind was often bombarded with quite vivid imagery—ranging from naked runs through campus all the way to sneaking off with people’s towels in the showers. One of her funniest stories ... Read More »

Helene Student Gallery: ¡Corre y se va con…!

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Pictured: Artist Kari Cardiel in Morelia, Mexico Beginning April 10th and finishing April 25th, the Helene Student Gallery in Graceland University will witness a Mexican twist of the famous game of bingo. The gallery will have an art show which is about the traditional Mexican board game called “la lotería”. This game has been played since the last half of ... Read More »

‘Mavericks’ Art Show Open in the Helene

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Beginning April 7th 2017 in the Helene Student Gallery at Graceland University there will be an art exhibition under the name of Mavericks. Mavericks is a senior show created by Rachel Norling. Rachel Norling is a senior Visual Communications student at Graceland University. With previous exhibitions being student exhibitions, this is Rachel first big show to display her semester’s work. ... Read More »

This Weekend at the Coliseum: Get Out

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Called “very creepy, very funny and as pitiless as a surgeon’s scalpel” by The Guardian, Universal Pictures’ Get Out brings humor and stinging satire to the Coliseum this weekend. When a young African-American man, Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his white girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), visit her family estate and meet her parents, Missy (Catherine Keener) and Dean (Bradley Whitford), he ... Read More »

The Ancora Chorale Presents: Bloom- Love, Unity and Sacred Disruption

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On Saturday, March 11, a professional choir from Independence, Missouri came to grace our wonderful recital hall here at Graceland. The Ancora Chorale is an ensemble that educates, inspires, and raises cultural awareness through consistently emotive and professional level performance. I was told by many of the music faculty to have high expectations of this group, and was not disappointed. ... Read More »

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