The American Sniper

The American Sniper

The Oscar-favorite film American Sniper is about the country’s greatest sniper who saved many with his “gift.” Bradley Cooper was fantastic, and Chris Kyle, the real-life role he was playing was even more. When you see movies like this, you take a second look at everything. As a girl who grew up in suburbia and […]

Indoor Winds Performance Circles NDC

Indoor Winds Performance Circles NDC

The beginning of the 2015 spring semester brought a new addition to Notre Dame College Performing Arts known as Indoor Winds. The newly found winds group competes nearly every Sunday in the Ohio Indoor Performance Association and the Winter Guard International after extensive 10-hour rehearsals on Saturdays. “Indoor Winds is a competition, performance-based ensemble that combines […]

Starbucks, Fancy Water and a Pipe Dream

Starbucks, Fancy Water and a Pipe Dream

A new on the scene, down-to-earth local Cleveland group by the name of Pipe Dream might look like a boy band at first glance. They’re teens, they have nice hair and cool clothes, but the closest they get to mainstream pop stars is indulging in Starbucks and the fancy water (S. Pellegrino) sold there. Spencer […]

Performing Arts Minor Now Offered

Performing Arts Minor Now Offered

Notre Dame College has recently added a performing arts minor starting fall semester of 2014. The minor consists of a variation between band, theatre, and choir-related courses with a minimum requirement of 18 credits that range from jazz and music appreciation, to classes such as acting and directing. Nearly 20 students expressed interested in or declared a […]

Why Alt Music is for College Students

Why Alt Music is for College Students

“You have four years to be irresponsible here. Relax. Work is for people with jobs. You’ll never remember class time, but you’ll remember time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So, stay out late. Go out Tuesday with your friends when you have a paper due Wednesday. Spend money you don’t have. Drink til […]

Apple Auto U2 Download Was NOT Cool

Apple Auto U2 Download Was NOT Cool

Just days before the new iPhone 6 was gearing up to release, apple did something that no one ever thought would happen. They put U2’s new album titled “Songs of Innocence” on everyone’s iPhone, iPad, iPod and iTunes library as a gift from U2. My personal guess is that U2 was not doing too well […]

Misfits Still Make Us All Scream

“Scream!” Everyone is a “Teenager from Mars,” spending a “Saturday Night,” asking “Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight.” I recently had the honor of seeing the one, the only Misfits at the Cleveland Agora Theater and Ballroom—the original site for the start of the term rock and roll. Look that one up! The […]

Sara’s Take: 10th Year of Art, Tech Experience is Tops

Sara’s Take: 10th Year of Art, Tech Experience is Tops

Every year for the past decade, hundreds of people have headed down to Lake Erie’s waterfront to experience a plethora of media with a focus on the intersect of art and technology. Northeast Ohio’s Ingenuity Fest celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2014, and the celebration was yet another success. This art festival takes place every […]