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Ellen Chenoweth, interim director of the Dance Presenting Series, will be responsible for curating performances for the 2018–2019 season. 

New interim director appointed to Dance Presenting Series

September 18, 2017

Ellen Chenoweth has been appointed interim director and lead curator of the college’s nationally recognized Dance Presenting Series, following former director Bonnie Brooks’ retirement May 31. Chenoweth, who officially started Sept. 11, said she was familiar with DPS before heari...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

Belmont hopes to carry on Chicago pop-punk tradition with new EP

Belmont (from left to right): Joey Legittino (bass/vocals), Brian Lada (drums), Matt Fusi (lead guitar), Sam Patt (rhythm guitar) and Taz Johnson (vocals)

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 21, 2015

Belmont is a pop-punk quintet  from Chicago’s North Side. Formed in 2014, the band has garnered a sizable following in the Chicago area. Its latest EP, Vicissitude, was recorded over a three-day peri...

Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” video an unrealistic representation

By Jacob Wittich, Managing Editor

September 8, 2015

On Aug. 30, amid the absurdity of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift dropped her latest music video for "Wildest Dreams," the fifth single off the star's record-breaking album, 1989. The Joseph Kahn-directed clip features Swift playing the role of a dark-haired, early 20th-century movie star who falls in love with her hunky co-star, played by Scott Eastwood, on the set of her latest flick in Africa. The video f...

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