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Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

“We are all in the presence of greatness,” said President Jane Fernandes on Nov. 15 as she introduced the last Bryan Series speaker of the fall semester. “He had his Broadway debut when he was only 17 … and is the winner of a Tony Award … and a Grammy Award. … Please help me welcome him.” As...

Pop culture continues political trends

Pop culture continues political trends

Nicole Zelniker, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

From the first Muslim man to receive an Oscar, to the first movie about a queer character winning best picture, the 89th Academy Awards was full of firsts. Nominations this year included “Moonlight,” about a gay black man, “Hidden Figures,” about three black women who worked for NASA, and...

New musicals shake things up in New York

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

The first Secretary of the Treasury having a rap battle with Thomas Jefferson. Lesbians singing about their dead father. Deaf teenagers discovering sex. The 2015 Broadway lineup. This year has introduced an eclectic collection of new productions, and it may just lead to an entirely new age of Broadway. “Hamilton,”...