The Lion's Roar

APO member creates original piece: “Break a Leg!”

Senior elementary education major DeJuan James is a member of Alpha Psi Omega, the university's theatre honors society. James' original play

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2020

DeJuan James, a senior elementary education major, is among those on campus who have expressed their own creativity by creating an original play, titled “Break a Leg!” James is an active member in the theatre honors society, Alpha Psi Omega. “‘Break a Leg!’ is an original piece that I’v...

Overcoming stage fright: The actors’ perspectives

Kat Schepker, Shelby Grantham and Hayden Kimball review lines before a rehearsal. Many actors and actresses suggest practicing lines as a group to catch individual mistakes.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Some students find it difficult to get in front of their classmates and present material, but the Communication 210 and 211 courses are required general education courses for almost all university students. Alpha Psi Omega is a theatre honor society created to acknowledge those with accomplishments...

24 hours of theatrical horror

Madison Wilson appears to stab Tyler Page in “Fear of Death.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

October 22, 2018

With roughly 50 people, Alpha Psi Omega condensed a theatre production into 24 hours to kick off the “Hammond Horror Festival.” President of APO Taylor Meng, a junior English education major, served as scenic designer for the play. She described the performance as “one of APO’s favorite events...

Organizations promoting the arts across campus

Jeremy Guillot, a junior music major, performs as Narcissus in Alpha Psi Omega’s play “You Go, Goddess!” Both organizations allow students to work on their craft.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

The university has over 100 student organizations where students can come together to learn about common interests outside of the classroom. While some organizations celebrate their religious ideas, others explore their interests. There is a variety of organizations that come together to cultivate interests...