Titus the Tyrannosaurus rex keeping a close eye on the ball. 

Titus the Tyrannosaurus rex keeping a close eye on the ball. 

4/30/2024, 12:00pm

‘Dinosaur World’ takes Ship to the Mesozoic era

Luhrs Performing Arts Center welcomed Dino World: Live to its stage on April 28. The Grove Theater was filled with families excited to catch a glimpse at the prehistoric show. 

4/30/2024, 12:00pm

Once Upon a Mattress: A review

Shippensburg University’s Acting Group presented the musical “Once Upon a Mattress” in the Memorial Auditorium this weekend.  The cast of about a dozen actors took to the stage to perform the show, which originally ran on Broadway in 1959 and again in 1996, and the commitment to their roles was evident. 

4/30/2024, 12:00pm

Grace's Weekly Record: 'The Anthology'

Taylor Swift’s album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” was released at midnight on April 19. Two hours later, Swift surprised her fans with a double album called “The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology.” 

4/30/2024, 12:00pm

Artist Spotlight: Sharon Green-Coons

Sharon Green-Coons is a senior art major who loves focusing on intricate detail in her work to enhance a new perspective for her viewers. She often uses ink and pencil as her medium to achieve such fine elements. 

4/30/2024, 12:00pm

Students compete at 46th Juried Art Exhibit

Shippensburg University’s Art and Design Department hosted its 46th Annual SU Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Kauffman Gallery on Saturday April 27. The awards were presented at 1:30 p.m. The event showcased 29 students and 50 pieces. 

4/26/2024, 10:53am

‘Civil War’ is a tense and chilling what if

Alex Garland is arguably one of the most divisive directors working in Hollywood today. Whether “Annihilation” or “Men,” his directorial efforts typically see very drastic differences amongst critics and audiences. Well Garland continues that streak with his latest film “Civil War” starring Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny and Stephen McKinley Henderson.

4/26/2024, 10:42am

Grace's Weekly Record: 'The Tortured Poets Department'

Taylor Swift released her 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” on Friday, April 19 – a reflection of what Swift calls a “fleeting and fatalistic moment in time – one that was both sensational and sorrowful in equal measure.” 

4/23/2024, 1:31pm

“But I’ll Wait for You” sees Local Natives refine their formula

Local Natives, an indie/folk rock band out of Southern California, released their sixth studio album this past Friday, “But I’ll Wait for You.” The record is a sister album to their last release, “Time Will Wait for No One,” and consists of tracks recorded in the same sessions as that album. The result is a beautiful 10-track record that tells a compelling story.

4/23/2024, 1:27pm

SU Jazz Ensemble swings the joint in Luhrs performance

Shippensburg University’s Jazz Ensemble hosted its yearly concert in the Luhrs Performing Arts Center on Monday, April 15. The SU Department of Music presented the concert, which featured a variety of different jazz scores and plenty of soloists, all of which was put together by the hard work of the ensemble’s members and director Trever Famulare.

4/17/2024, 11:22pm

3 Female musicians who have been defined by their love lives

Society is obsessed with the dating lives of women in the music industry. Fans of female pop stars have been accused of being parasocial and crazy, but in recent years, their haters take the cake. The obsession with these women’s personal lives has reached an all-time high. Because of this, women like Sabrina Carpenter, Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift are routinely defined by their dating lives, rather than their talent.

4/17/2024, 11:20pm

Netflix's '3 Body Problem' has problems

Netflix has a long list of adaptations of popular media under its belt and shows like “Cowboy Bebop” have had terrible receptions. The series “3 Body Problem” has avoided some of the negative reviews, but it cannot be called a faithful adaptation. “3 Body Problem” adapts the “Remembrance of Earth’s Past” trilogy taking the name of the first book. The book series is one of my favorite stories. When I heard the series would receive a show, I was ecstatic. To my disappointment, the Netflix series takes so many creative liberties that the original plot gets lost.

4/17/2024, 11:18pm

Drake: Jumbotron was poppin'

Drake’s most recent tour, “Big as the What?” was an unbeatable experience for many. Throughout the nine months of the tour, Drake has had many additional performers for his concerts that people have enjoyed.  On March 31, Drake brought Lil Wayne on the stage. Both rappers have had an enormous impact from generation to generation, as they have been around for decades. Their lyricism is inspirational and they encompass rare entertainment skills. The ability to watch them do what they love is special.

4/16/2024, 12:31pm

Grace's Weekly Record: 'Don't Forget Me'

Maggie Rogers released her third studio album, “Don’t Forget Me,” on Friday, April 12. At just about 36 minutes, “Don’t Forget Me” is short and sweet — and the perfect album for a spring drive.

4/16/2024, 12:19pm

JoJo Siwa debuts new look

JoJo Siwa released her new song “Karma” on April 5. The internet was surprised by her new look as we have known the teen sensation to be colorful with a big bow in her hair. Users on TikTok have a negative outlook on her music video and have been making fun of both the video and clips of her from interviews talking about her new look and song. 

4/16/2024, 12:00pm

The Renaissance Era begins, the story ends: WrestleMania XL main event reviews

The biggest spectacle in all of sports entertainment was live from the City of Brotherly Love on April 6 and 7 at Lincoln Financial Field. On a frigid weekend, Philadelphia still showed out and packed over 72,000 screaming fans each night ­-- including my father and I. This was the first WrestleMania in the Paul “Triple H” Levesque era. Paul took over and brought that spark back to professional wrestling that WWE lost many moons ago.