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The Road Home

Posted by on Mar 28, 2018 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

Every spring the Maryville College Concert Choir embarks on a special adventure to share the gift of music with all different kinds of people. One year the concert choir went to Washington D.C., and other years we found our way to both North and South Carolina. Each year the choir goes somewhere different, and every four years we travel abroad to the beautiful country of Scotland. This year we decided to travel a little closer to home. We decided to take a Tennessee Tour around all over the different parts of Tennessee. We traveled to big cities such as Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis. We also found ourselves in smaller rural areas such as Pikeville and Tullahoma. We began our trip with the traditional send-off concert, which was located in the William Baxter Lee Foyer of the Clayton Center for...

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Spring break plans for Maryville students

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Features | 0 comments

It is crazy to think spring break 2k18 is just around the corner. For some, spring break is a time of reflection and rest while visiting back home or exploring a new place. For others, spring break is a time to party hard on the beach and never look back. As each student gets ready for his or her own spring break experience, here are a couple of fun and unconventional spring break ideas if you need help in choosing what to do, where to go and how to have fun before we come back to finish this last semester strong. Going to the Beach: Many students have expressed interest in going to different seaside locations in Florida such as Daytona, Sandestin and Panama City Beach (PCB). Traveling to see family: I know students like to take this time to go visit family before...

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Four graphic design seniors present theses on Friday Dec. 8

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment, Features | 0 comments

On Dec. 8, Kelsey Hanko, Emily Fitzpatrick, Alicia Yarlet, and myself will present our senior theses. Each of us have worked hard these past two semesters to put together some interesting pieces of design work. The showcase will be located in the Blackberry Farm Gallery and the William “Ed” Harmon Gallery in the Clayton Center for the Arts. There will be a reception to follow with all the essential “art gallery food and drink.” The gallery space will be open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the artwork will be displayed until Dec. 15. Yes, each of us are design majors, but we use our different styles to bring you artwork of all kinds. Kelsey Hanko built a visual identity for a sustainable art shop called “The Sustainable Artist.” “The Sustainable Artist” is an art store that strives...

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MC finals survival guide

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Perspectives | 0 comments

It is that time of year again. . . dun dun na du. Maryville College Finals week. The week that could make or break your semester in just two hours of testing. Many students take this week to bulk up on their caffeine intake and save the Netflix binge watching for the week after. Some just continue with their everyday schedules. Others can skip the whole finals week altogether. There are those professors who just don’t believe in finals, and we salute you. Whatever the case may be, here is a quick MC finals survival guide to keep you afloat this testing season.   Do take breaks. If it’s a final project you are working on, take a break. If you have been studying for over three hours, take a break. Do go to finals breakfast. Finals breakfast is...

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Dance Ensemble presents fall recital entitled “Peace, Love, & Dance”

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Arts/Entertainment | 0 comments

On Saturday, Dec. 2 the Maryville College Dance Ensemble will perform their 2017 fall recital titled, “Peace. Love. Dance.” There will be two shows that day, one show will start at 2p.m. and the other will start at 7p.m. The recital will be held at Clayton Center for the Arts in the Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre. The ensemble will perform under the leadership of students Jessica Rhea, Bailey Decker and Alyssa Miller. The evening’s program includes many different styles of dance such as ballet, hip-hop, modern and contemporary. The night will consist of two acts and a 15 minute intermission. The opening dance will include all ensemble members and a few guest choreographers. The opening dance was choreographed by Jessica Rhea and Bailey Decker. The closing dance will also include ensemble members and was choreographed by Alyssa Miller....

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