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Symphony orchestra pairs up for ‘Beethoven Night’

Symphony orchestra pairs up for ‘Beethoven Night’

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Southeastern Symphony Orchestra collaborated with Bella Voce, Concert Choir, University Choir and Northshore Choral Society along with Friederike Kienle, a guest conductor, to bring the music of Ludwig van Beethoven to the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The "Beethoven Night" performance...

The purpose of a uniform

The purpose of a uniform

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Whether for work, sports, recreation or school, students’ preferences for uniforms can depend on a number of factors. Connor Wilson, a junior golfer, views his uniform as a means to showcase the university and honor his family. “It’s nice to be able to put on a shirt that has a Southeastern golf logo and repr...

Finding the differences with streaming and cable

Finding the differences with streaming and cable

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With over 25 million subscribers, Hulu recently surpassed Comcast, the largest cable company in the United States, in January 2019, according to an article by Andy Meek, a writer for the Boy Genius Report. In addition, Netflix maintained its dominance in the online streaming market by expanding to ...

Better left with a Hammond memory

Better left with a Hammond memory

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hammond native Todd O’Neill made strides in the country music industry with his self-named band. The journey to starting the Todd O’Neill Band began with O’Neill as a roadie for the Big Cat Daddy band. “I would help them pack up all their equipment for each performance and would travel to all of their ...

Instabilities mold Goodman for the better

Instabilities mold Goodman for the better

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A difficult upbringing shaped Editor-in-Chief Annie Goodman, a senior communication major. As a child, Goodman had an outgoing personality until the third grade. She started to skip school by pretending to be sick or deciding not to go. Goodman explained that as a result, she did not have any friends...

The perception of art degrees

The perception of art degrees

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While some may view art degrees as impractical, such an education may help develop problem solving, organization and communication skills. According to Dale Newkirk, head of the Department of Visual Art and Design, there are various career options to choose from with an art degree. Those options range...

A room can be a world of possibilities

A room can be a world of possibilities

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Adding certain pieces to a living space can best represent a person's uniqueness and sense of style from modern to vintage. Whether through an accent wall with a fun print, an accent chair with a fluffy pillow, or a large potted plant in the corner, a living space can be modified to reflect a special...

Local band aspires to greatness

Local band aspires to greatness

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ventruss, a band based in Baton Rouge, has been entertaining southeast Louisiana since early 2012. Debuting with the single “Locust,” the metal and hard rock group recently released a self-titled extended play. Ben Jewell, singer, Shawn Saizan, guitarist, Jesse Newman, guitarist, Steven Sessum ...

Selling art that holds a practical purpose

Selling art that holds a practical purpose

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A kitchen does not have to be filled with plastic cups and store-bought vases. Handmade mugs, jewelry, pots and plates serve a conventional purpose to consumers while upholding the artistic flair of any other artwork. Helene Fielder, owner and founder of Bumble Bee Pottery, sells teapots, platters, vase...

Rising artists showcase their projects

Rising artists showcase their projects

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2019


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Artists in grades K-12 have their works on display in downtown Hammond. The Hammond Regional Arts Center held the opening reception for the "Young Artists Exhibition" on Friday, Mar. 8 from 5-8 p.m. Maureen Joyce, executive director of the HRAC, explained that students from surrounding elementary...

Spring concert showcases student talent

Spring concert showcases student talent

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2019


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Members of the dance program displayed their artistic talents in a spring concert that addressed societal themes. The “Spring Dance/Movement Studies Concert” took place on Feb. 27-28 in the Vonnie Borden Theatre from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Keith "Skip" Costa, director of dance, shared that performances...

Krewe of Omega celebrates heritage and pride

Krewe of Omega celebrates heritage and pride

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Krewe of Omega, which began in 1986 by the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, is a local social organization that strives to build friendships while celebrating Louisiana heritage and Tangipahoa Parish pride. Cathy Roberts has been a member of the Krewe of Omega for 13 years and recently started her...