Author Archives: Bryan Cebulski

The Artist Spotlight: Susannah Gilbert

The Artist Spotlight: Susannah Gilbert

Poetry is a divisive form of writing. Some dismiss it as incomprehensible and pretentious while others regard it as a pure and sophisticated exercise in structure and emotion. Regardless of personal judgment, poetry still stands as an important way for many writers to express thoughts and feelings in a way that other forms of writing

The Artist Spotlight: Emma Brayndick

Acting is an art of deceit, but it is also an art of understanding. The actor puts herself into the character’s shoes and, for the duration of the performance, becomes a different person. The amount of empathy gained from such an experience is not to be understated. Actors work and study hard to achieve this

Three seniors produce typography-based art show TYPE

Creative design exists in places one is often prone to overlook—the woodwork of a coffee table, the shape and size of a book, the contours of a shoe. Somebody made a conscious choice to design these things in a specific way. The way the alphabet is stylized is no different, from the no-nonsense of Times New

Artist Spotlight: Dakota Williams

Brass instruments are capable of producing a uniquely grand and epic sort of sound, inimitable by any other musical instrument. A key example of a brass instrument is the horn, commonly, though incorrectly, known as the French horn. Lawrence’s very own senior Dakota Williams offers a chance for students to come and listen to this

Melee joins forces with other groups in fall preview show

On the evening of Friday, Nov. 8, Lawrence University’s dance troupe Melee, along with Lawrence Swing Dance, Danza Mexica and Massive Movement, performed six different dances over a brief but highly kinetic session previewing what student dancers have been working on this fall. These dances demonstrated great diversity of style and choreographic creativity. Melee states

Bunke stars in “Sweetest Swing in Baseball” for senior project

Mental health issues, when discussed in creative works, walk that fine line between comedy and tragedy. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “The Magic Mountain,” “Girl, Interrupted;” it’s an endlessly fascinating topic that can be viewed with equal merit through a variety of lenses. Last weekend, the Lawrence University theater department performed a fine example

Artist Spotlight: Olav Bjørnerud

Although Lawrence’s mascot is the Viking, the campus is tragically deficient in Viking décor and paraphernalia. That’s why senior Olav Bjørnerud decided to construct a Viking ship-inspired sculpture and have it installed in the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center this year. “It’s always been strange to me that there wasn’t a Viking ship on campus,” Bjørnerud

Orchestra concert explores music from the Americas

May this university never doubt the infinite range of music an orchestra can perform. To the layman, the word “orchestra” often suggests highly classical music that is difficult for anyone who is not a devoted musician to appreciate. On Sunday, Oct. 13, however, the Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra played their first show of the year

Optimistic Feral Children performs in Cloak Theater

Seeing as this generation of college students undoubtedly grew up watching re-runs of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” on ABC Family, there can be no question regarding the current appeal of improvisational comedy. That’s why last Friday, Oct. 4, Lawrence’s improv team Optimistic Feral Children (OFC) had a near-full audience in the Cloak Theater for

The Artist Spotlight: Anthony Capparelli

Tall, spindly, good-humored, straightforward and humble. These characteristics form a basic composite of the man who is senior Anthony “Tony” Capparelli, piano performance major extraordinaire. Capparelli has been involved in music for his whole life. From the looks of it, his enthusiasm for the art and practice seems unlikely to ever diminish. “I was always interested in

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