Category: Arts & Entertainment

‘Get Out’ gives perspective on Black Lives Matter movement

By Dylan Patterson

“Get Out,” the new psychological thriller written and directed by Jordan Peele, one of the duo from Key and Peele, is one of the most stimulating and intriguing films that I have had the privilege to experience. Grossing more than $130 million in the box office so far, it displayed a perspective very rarely explored. Continue reading “‘Get Out’ gives perspective on Black Lives Matter movement”

‘Beauty and the Beast’: A definite difference from the original

By Amanda Williams

The highly anticipated live action version of “Beauty & the Beast” was released on March 17. Like many other people my age, the animated version of this movie was a large part of my childhood. I have three copies of the movie in different editions because I loved the movie so much and always asked for it for my birthday or Christmas. So naturally my expectations for the live action version were very high. Continue reading “‘Beauty and the Beast’: A definite difference from the original”

A Day in the Life of Schmidt

By Kami Rieck

Driving a BMW 323i to pick up dinner from Big Apple, a New York style Pizza cafe, J. Kurt Schmidt is always keeping busy. Cheerfully talking on the phone while relaying the many adventures in his life from aviation to photography to substitute teaching, anyone can already make the assertion that this man is far from the average. Continue reading “A Day in the Life of Schmidt”

A new flavor palette: A review of Junk Ditch Brewing Company

By: Kylie Steele ’17

This new modern-food eatery establishment is locating on Main Street and is tucked behind a few other downtown buildings.

The atmosphere has an industrial feel with metal light fixtures and accent wood floors and borders. The entrees are of a clean and slick custom. The Chicken and Waffles dish is one that is tangy with orange slices and sporadic accents of garnishes. Continue reading “A new flavor palette: A review of Junk Ditch Brewing Company”

Choir tour leaves today

By: Taylor Gleave

Today, the Concordia A Cappella choir will be leaving for choir tour.

This year is a short choir tour year which means they are only gone for four days instead of a whole week. They will be departing this afternoon at 3:15 from the school. Tonight, they will arrive in Carmel and have their first concert tonight. After tonight, they will travel down to southern Indiana to go and visit a cave and then onto St. Louis, Mo. St. Louis is where their tour will take place, having concerts and touring up until Sunday when they will return back home. Continue reading “Choir tour leaves today”

Local, national film experts to judge Concordia’s Comedy Festival

From Staff Reports

Film and animation experts from around the country and locally will be judging Concordia’s second-annual Comedy Festival.

Entries are currently being accepted for the festival which will take place at 7 p.m. April 28 in Neff 101 at IPFW. All Fort Wayne-area middle school and high school students may enter. Categories include comedy, action/suspense/thriller, documentary (long-form journalism), and animation. All entries are free. Visit for all of the details. Entries are due Feb. 24.

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