Entertainment

Spa Con brings some culture to Hot Springs

Story by Rylee Maxwell, Student Reporter Photos by Leighton Hall, HTV Manager

September 26, 2017

The start of Spa Con attracted hundreds of visitors and tourists to the convention center this weekend. The conference is back for its second opening. The 2nd annual Hot Springs Spa Con is a place for super fans to come and buy their favorite merchandise from popular movies and games. The conference all...

The man who stared at “The Men Who Stare at Goats”

Story by Zac Walthall, Staff Reporter Photos by Leighton Hall, HTV Manager

September 26, 2017

It all began with my enrollment in university writing, a class that I’d long put off taking up until the literal final moment of my collegiate career. I walked in on the first day and was relieved to find that one of the books required for this course was free, thanks to its status as The University...

Holy “mother!” of god

Review by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2017

Darren Aronofsky’s new film “mother!” is the most recent wide theatrical release to earn an F from Cinemascore. That means that out of everyone that Cinemascore polled, most of the people hated this film, and I can completely understand why. 2017’s “mother!” stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier...

Michelle Gibson Dance

Michelle Gibson Dance

Story and Photos by Emily Bell, Phtographer & Copy Editor

September 18, 2017

International Choreographer Michelle Gibson came to the dance department this last week to promote cultural interpretation in dance. With her family from New Orleans, and having experienced the rich culture of the old city, Gibson injects that unique sense in her dances. Additionally, she draws inspir...

A voice for us all

A voice for us all

Story by Parker Hutson, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2017

On Thursday night, previous “The Voice” contestant, Kristen Merlin, performed at Arkansas Hall auditorium. Merlin was in season six of “The Voice” and made it to the top five. Growing up in Massachusetts and getting her BA in Music at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, she always kne...

Grammar Candy and Sabine Valley perform at Vino’s

Story and Photos by Emily Bell, Copy Editor and Photographer

September 18, 2017

Reddie student-founded band, Grammar Candy performed at Vino’s pub and pizza joint Friday night. The funky electric rock group opened for hard rock band Sabine Valley, whose energy drew in an active crowd. Grammar Candy recently played at Joinstock in Little Rock at The Joint coffee house. They publi...

New H&M to open in LR Mall

Story by Kayla Goshen, Student Reporter

September 18, 2017

Park Plaza Mall is getting a new store. Its global fashion retailer H&M. H&M is described as “one of the world’s largest fashion retailers famous for offering fashion-forward apparel at affordable low prices.” H&M is set to occupy about 29,000 feet and is coming this Fall. Eleven s...

Excelsior: Comic con hits Little Rock

Story by Zachary Acker, Student Reporter

September 18, 2017

Sept. 9 and 10 of last week were the official dates for a branch off the famous Comic-Con held in central Arkansas. This Comic-Con event was held in Little Rock at the Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on both days. Naturally, Comic-Con patrons from all over the area joined in on the celebrati...

Joint Stock music festival rocks the Rock

Joint Stock music festival rocks the Rock

Story and Photos by Emily Bell, Phtographer & Copy Editor

September 12, 2017

Jointstock, held at The Joint coffee house in North Little Rock, held an energetic, 12 hour mini music fest last Saturday. The bands and comedians were all Arkansas-based, and joined together to raise donations for multiple sclerosis research. The opener was Grammar Candy, a band founded by music senio...

The bear turns to the rabbit and asks…

Story and Photos by Emily Bell, Editor in Chief

September 12, 2017

Last Wednesday, professor of art, Aaron Calvert started back at our university after his sabbatical in the spring. To highlight the work he crafted during his sabbatical, Calvert kicked off this semester’s worth of galleries with his own. “The Bear Turns to the Rabbit and Asks…” is familiarly bizarre....

Pirates of the Carribean 5: Death of the Franchise or Film Treasure?

Pirates of the Carribean 5: Death of the Franchise or Film Treasure?

Review by Kara Amato, Student Reporter

September 4, 2017

            If you had been by the Garrison at 7 p.m. last Friday night, you might have caught a glimpse of the most recent “Pirates of the Caribbean” film. Without any movie theater in Arkadelphia, our university ensured to include this action adventure film on its movie list for students t...

Better “Greater Tuna”

Play Review by Kansas Tye, Business Manager

August 28, 2017

Life in the South, as anyone who lives here can tell you, is a unique experience. “Greater Tuna” is a satirical commentary on just that. Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard, the theatre department adapted the show and ran it from Saturday, Aug. 26 through Monday, Aug. 28. Though G...

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