The Oracle

One professor aims for the prize

Kelly Holm, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If there’s anyone who can testify to the powerful difference a year can make, it’s Hamline English Professor Davu Seru. In January 2017, Seru had never even heard the name Charles Chamblis before. A year later, he learned that h...

Minneapolis and London collide

Kat McCullum, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Snow may have covered Hamline’s campus the night of Winter WonderJam, but the musical acts that the Hamline University Programming Board brought in were on fire and filled the space of Kay Fredericks Ballroom with music that...

Shedding light on Sundin

December 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Tucked away in its own corner of campus lies Sundin Music Hall. Built in 1989, Sundin stands as the premier spot on campus for musical performance. “Sundin is a testimony to the generosity of two former Hamline graduates; Lloy...

Dance showcase doesn’t disappoint

Kelly Holm, Reporter

December 7, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hamline Dance Theatre opened their fall showcase, Under Construction, in Anne Simley Theatre on Friday, Dec. 1, with another performance the following day. Advertised as “A Work in Progress,” director Kaori Kenmotsu wrote t...

Twin Cities hosts an array of local shopping

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  Once the candy from the Halloween bowls is steadily replaced with crumpled, sweetly scented wrappers, then the panic of holiday shopping falls over the cities in a haze. Organizations across the Twin Cities aim to e...

Sundin Musical Memorial

Elle Obermeyer, Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Nov. 4, Hamline’s Sundin Music Hall hosted the Parents and Alumni Concert. It featured all of the music ensembles of Hamline and gave a wonderful selection of what each of the groups are working on for their fall concerts. ...

Beach Fossils at 7th Street Entry

Samuel Ketcham, Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Find your artist, see them live, personify the words and melodies that hold you through the night. I may be romanticizing some, but it is what you make it. Amongst an assortment of unfamiliar yet relatable faces, you could be s...

ComedySportz shows Hamline the art of improv

Payton Mansfield, Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The cast of ComedySportz showed Hamline students and family that clean-comedy doesn’t have to be dull. Hosted by the Hamline Activities Board, four members of the ComedySportz improv group came to campus for Hamline’s family...

Sound Reverbs through Amsterdam Bar

Franki Hanke, Senior Reporter

November 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Fresh snow fall welcomes in a quiet hush over the world as every step is muted beneath every foot. But on November 3, outside the live music venue Amsterdam Bar and Hall, the chilled air was filled with the leaking sound of bands...

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