The Lion's Roar

American Idol Competitor

Ashton Gill, a sophomore nursing major, shows off her Golden Ticket from American Idol. Gill auditioned with the to-be title winner Laine Hardy and advanced to Hollywood with her singing skills.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2019

A passion for singing led a student to Hollywood, California. Ashton Gill, a sophomore nursing major, auditioned for ABC’s competition singing program “American Idol” and got a golden ticket to Hollywood after getting a “Yes” from all three judges: Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan. Gill...

Performance unites arts and crowd

The show ends with the creation of two paintings along with a performance of

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019

Singing, dancing, painting and audience participation funneled onto the stage for an artistic and interactive experience. "Artrageous" took place on April 6 at 7:30 in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts as a part of the group's 2019 tour. Acts throughout the show contained multiple components...