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In Defense of Music Education in Schools – Opinion

By Jacqueline Lofstad Jacqueline Lofstad is a second-year PSEO student majoring in music education and history. She is a trumpet player from Circle Pines, MN (photo by Jacqueline Lofstad).   Imagine a sweet sixth grade girl entering middle school for the first time. She is nervous and is struggling academically and socially. However, she is […]

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Threads: Tying together diverse communities through art, music and drama

Threads Performer

Lifestyle Editor Sarah Peterson checks out Threads, a group started by a former Northwestern student which creates events to showcase diversity, ignite conversation and unite communities. “Right vs. Wrong” was the theme of the night, and this tension was demonstrated through the artists and musicians that performed. One of the spoken word speakers was an atheist, and the band was from a local church.

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Bathrobes showcases student leadership and different perspectives

December is a hectic time of year for performers, but the cast of the University of Northwestern — St. Paul’s Bathrobe Drama Christmas Festival, or simply “Bathrobes,” will prove that it’s well worth the while. This is the ninth year of Bathrobes, and the festival will feature three 10-minute plays written and directed by students as well as one 30-minute popular play.

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Northwestern Theater branches out with ‘Into the Woods’

Cinderella, Rapunzel, the Big Bad Wolf, Little Red Riding Hood, and Prince Charming are family-favorite fairytale characters everyone thinks they know everything about. However, once these characters come together in the musical “Into the Woods,” what people think they know about these characters will be turned upside down.

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Campus Character: Dawson Ehlke talks acting and the journey to Northwestern

Dawson Ehlke is a junior theatre major here at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul. Ehlke has been involved with numerous productions at UNWSP, including “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Sense and Sensebility.”

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