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Coffee, Philosophy, and a Galaxy Far Far Away — Chautauqua at the Coffeehouse

In 1992, French philosopher Marc Sautet commandeered The Café des Phares to hold informal, participatory discussions about everything and anything from the nature of truth to the mysteries of death. During the café philosophique, as Sautet coined it, Sautet’s role only ever amounted to that of facilitator – not providing answers, but nourishing independent thought and organic dialogue between the ... Read More »

Shaken It Up at New Years in November

On November 11 from 10pm-1am, COSA will be sponsoring the annual New Years in November event. This year there are going to be a few changes. There will be no pancake dinner after the dance this year. That’s right. No pancakes. But don’t you fret, for there will be pretzels, fruits, little sandwiches, and desserts provided during the event. Probably ... Read More »

Saving Daylight (The Annual 2AM Mission)

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Every year, people go to sleep and wake knowing that an hour of their day has been taken away during spring, only to awake to an extra hour added to their day during fall. It is an odd practice that many have been questioning for quite some time. In 2012 a Rasmussen Reports survey of 1000 Americans found that around 40% ... Read More »

Get IT together Graceland

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Is it just me, or is it hard for some of you to do research for school work without access to internet? Now, this is obviously a first world problem, being withdrawn from wifi, but holy heck Graceland, get your shit together! School has been in session since August 21st, and guess what—I still can’t use internet in my room! ... 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 »

Art Awards at Scholars’ Showcase

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Graceland’s Art Department held the 2017 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition this past Thursday, April 6th in the Constance Gallery. Along with having their work showcased in the Helene Center, students and their works had the chance to win up to $2000 in awards. Students had to have been enrolled in a Studio Art class either this semester or in the ... Read More »

This Weekend at the Coliseum: Beauty and the Beast

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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 »

This Weekend at the Coliseum: The Shack

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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 »

Lego Batman

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In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO® Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO® Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante ... Read More »

Cut To That

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The GU Players Improv Team put on a free show November 4th, for students looking to lighten up their Tuesday night with some original comedic wit. The show lasted about an hour, and included all kinds of different skits and scenarios, fabricated on the spot by members of the improv team (with a little help from the audience). Some of ... Read More »

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