Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Art Department NY Trip / Evan Espinoza

“Art education students (from left to right) Dani Henderson, Emily Elliott, Joy Powell, Emma Kate Lyons, Dr. Stephanie Busbea, Corrie Lee, and Lauren Sitarz stand outside the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum after a morning of seminars at the convention.” In March, Dr. Stephanie Busbea and the seniors and juniors of the art education department at Mississippi College spent a few

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Swerve 2022 raises money for MC Dance Marathon / Caroline Hunt

The annual Swerve Dance Competition was held in Swor Auditorium on Thursday, March 10, featuring student dance groups that dazzled the packed theater. Three groups were awarded laurels at the end of the night, and the top competitor took home prize money that went toward the group’s charity of choice.  The prize money was raised from Swerve ticket sales with

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National Art Education Society Honors Dr. Busbea with Preservice Excellence Award / Gracie Lee

Dr. Stephanie Busbea, who has taught for more than a decade, received the Preservice Chapter Sponsor Award of Excellence from the National Art Education Association (NAEA). The award is reserved for those who are active sponsors of the preservice chapter and who are devoted to the promotion of future professionals in the society. A fellow Mississippi art teacher who recognized

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Black History Month Celebrated at MC / Rachel Faulk

 Photo: Camryn Johnson showcases one of her favorite books in one of the library’s Black History Month displays. Johnson worked with Heather Moore to coordinate several book displays in the library to celebrate Black History Month. Over the course of the month of February, MC students and organizations celebrated Black History Month in a variety of ways. A number of

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Alpha Psi Omega Hosts New Theatrical Events / Gracie Lee

         Alpha Psi Omega, Mississippi College’s national theatre honor society, hosted a dramatic competition titled “Build a Play” on Feb. 11-12 . Students built teams consisting of a writer, director, and actors to produce a 15-minute play overnight. They met in Aven Hall Friday night to register and receive themes and props. Each team could choose their members or be assigned

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Redeeming Love creates opportunities for gospel conversations / Chloe Newton

“My love isn’t a weapon, it’s a lifeline, reach out and take hold, and don’t let go.” This quote is undoubtedly from a love story. Anyone could picture a young man speaking this to the love of his life. Yet, the love story this quote derives from is unorthodox. This love story is centered around a prostitute, which seems to

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“You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”: A Survey of Holiday Movies Through the Decades / Gracie Lee

Even though students have long since returned to campus, many are missing the warmth of the Christmas lights amid January’s wintery bleakness. The December break offers a plethora of traditions, even ones as simple as one of Gen Z’s favorite pastimes: movies. Or more specifically, Christmas movies. Everyone has their own personal favorites, but even the most cliche hallmark film

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Sarah Hankins Joins Theatre Department for Spring Semester/ Gracie Lee

Students who have participated in MC’s past theatre productions can expect to see a new face in the director’s chair this season. Clinton High School instructor and MC theatre adjunct Sarah Hankins will be directing “Will and Whimsy.” The play, written by Alan Haehnel, is a vignette-styled production composed of 16 dramatic sonnets and connected by a narrator.  As a

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A Deep Dive Into No Way Home/ Evan Espinoza

On Dec. 17 last year, Marvel Studios and director Jon Watts released a third installment of their Spider-Man trilogy, No Way Home. Before this trilogy, two other major series of Spider-Man films have existed: Sam Raimi’s trilogy (2002-2007) and Marc Webb’s series (2012-2014). While Raimi and Webb’s movies had nothing to do with each other or the current era of

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Lyric Stage at MC to Produce “Godspell” in Spring 2022 / Gracie Lee

The MC music department’s newly branded “Lyric Stage at MC” is producing Godspell during the spring 2022 semester. This musical, composed by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), is based on the 2012 revival. Auditions are Friday, Dec. 4, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the JPW Recital Hall in Aven Hall. Individuals of all experience levels are encouraged to audition. Students’ time slot

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