Comedy of the artists

Comedia Dell’arte- comedy of the artists. Renaissance Italian improvised theatre came to St Ambrose University in April to boisterous laughter. Continue reading “Comedy of the artists”

Don’t trust him, Adaline!

Harrison Ford, Anthony Ingruber, and Blake Lively all in one movie? Sign me up! The Age of Adaline tells the story of Adaline Bowman, who after a freak accident stops aging and then experiences the whole of the 20th century.

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Mallards dramatic season ends on the road

The Mallards made the playoffs once again this season. All was right with the world until April 29th.

The Mallards acquired a new face in the form of center Michael Clarke on April 10th. Clarke finished his juniors career playing for the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League on April 3rd. Continue reading “Mallards dramatic season ends on the road”

Baltimore under city-wide curfew

Twenty-five year old Freddie Gray was arrested April 12 by Baltimore police officers before being transported to an area hospital due to spinal trauma he received during transportation. A week later, he was dead. Continue reading “Baltimore under city-wide curfew”

Just Breathe!

Your guide to surviving finals week

Finals are just around the corner and, if you’re like me, you’ve been dreading them ever since midterms. Have no fear, because I’m going to tell you everything you need to do to survive Finals Week. Continue reading “Just Breathe!”

Chieftain staff creed

Neither horror of tornados nor torential rains
will keep this staff from the I-double-C J A

Two-thirds of the Chieftain staff journeyed to Utica, IL for the Illinois Community College Journalism Association (ICCJA) Spring Conference on April 9th. A 90 minute drive seemed to go quickly as the back seat was filled with the singing of songs – Disney and otherwise – much to the “joking” annoyance of the front seat. The last ten minutes of the drive was a bit frantic with the torrential rain that would not be cleared by the faulty windshield wipers on our rented vehicle. However, the staff was able to arrive at the Grizzly Jack’s Starved Rock Resort in one piece, though the same could not be said for the hotel. Continue reading “Chieftain staff creed”

Fuming unrest in Ferguson, Missouri

Two hundred forty-three days have passed since the murder of Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014, and the city of Ferguson is still rocked by unrest amidst protests. Continue reading “Fuming unrest in Ferguson, Missouri”