On the evening of February 21 in Walker Auditorium, a packed house was treated to a performance of music and theater called “Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance.” The show is a mix of music and theater that celebrates the lives of great African-American poets such as Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude Mckay. The musicians comprising the core ensemble are Ju
It’s getting to be that time of year when the lulls of winter and the burdens of endless class work depress much of the student body. Sometimes, all a stressed student feels like doing is crawling back into bed and shutting the blinds. Sometimes, it’s hard to see the beauty around. At times like this, people should look to nature to aid them with
Paul Santerre just finished up his first semester as a professor at SNHU, although it is far from his first position teaching his passion: music. Paul has been teaching since the Spring of 1983, right after he completed his undergrad at Keene State University, having studied K-12 Music Education. After 15 years, Paul decided to pursue his master degree in Instrumental Conducting at the
As studious as we claim to be, even the best of us need to unwind every now and again. 2017 was a great year in media, and our Arts and Entertainment staff picked some of their favorite time wasters of the past year. Baby Driver - Emma Sheehan [caption id="attachment_3595" align="alignnone" width="1200"] (image credit: Sony Pictures)[/caption] One of my favorite films of 2017 is Baby Driver.
On Friday, December 1, the SNHU and Saint Anselm’s Jazz bands congregated in the Last Chapter Pub in front of a packed house. The crowd consisted of both students and non-students alike, a convening of jazz enthusiasts. The room was void of the “academic vibe” that so often consumes on-campus events, and it was apparent that the attendees weren’t there due to obligation. The
“Super Mario Odyssey,” the newest game in the mainline Mario series, made its highly anticipated appearance on the Nintendo Switch on October 27. Returning to its (3D) roots of fully explorative worlds, “Odyssey” satisfies an appetite for many longtime fans, while being accessible enough for those trying out Mario for the first time. The famous plumber is equipped with his regular set of moves, allowing for phenomenal free-running. The distinctive addition
On Thursday, November 9, Jayne Anne Phillips gave a reading and Q and A session in Mara Auditorium. As far as present literary figures go, Jayne Anne is as prominent a name as has appeared at Southern New Hampshire University. It’s no understatement to call Jayne Anne’s appearance at SNHU historic. The first half of the event consisted of Phillips reading sections from her
The McIninch Art Gallery unveiled a new exhibit called “The Walls of Fantasy Landia” on Thursday, November 2. The featured artists were Raul Gonzalez and Enrique Chagoya. Each extrapolated on their Latin heritage and the pride they felt, as well as how that heritage affected their works. Gonzalez primarily focused on the issues of immigration and border patrol. Chagoya’s work was concerned with and