A winter wonderland without borders

Baker’s 1804 Lounge was turned into a winter wonderland Friday night for Ohio University’s Association for Cultural Exchange holiday party. Okay, not really — it’s difficult to have a winter wonderland without snow, although there was an ample amount outside. But there was plenty of festive cheer, complete with ugly sweaters and all. ACE’s events,…

OU Opera Theater courts Mozart

“Le Nozze di Figaro” (The Marriage of Figaro) is one of the greatest operas ever. Mozart’s musical masterpiece is enchanting, comedic and complex, and Ohio University Opera Theater is striving to do it justice with their production that opens this weekend. That’s a tall order, but also one that, thanks to a talented cast and…

If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it

There’s something about music—not the formulaic, cookie-cutter Top-40 pop songs (although, let’s be honest, there’s something about a Beyonce power ballad that speaks to our soul), but the real, honest, complex creations—that can fill a room with sound and lull the audience into a meditative kind of stupor, completely submersed in the emotions of the…

Over the rainbow and across the globe

Students have a lot to consider when they decide to study abroad, from selecting when and where they want to go to how they are going to pay for it. But for LGBT students, the search has an added layer of complexity because they also have to consider the host country’s attitude towards lesbian, gay,…