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Four years in review

Four years in review

| Friday, May 15, 2015

  The class of 2015 walked onto campus Aug. 21, 2011 without apps like Snapchat, YikYak and Uber on its phones. iWatch was only used in vernacular to say things like “iWatched the Game of Thrones pilot” or “iWatched The Oprah Show finale.” Like the students of the senior class, read more

Sounds by South Bend

Sounds by South Bend

| Tuesday, April 28, 2015

SXSB Staff Picks Next Thursday through Sunday (May 7-9), the Sounds by South Bend music festival will be taking place at over 20 various local venues. Featuring over 45 acts, the festival boasts something for everyone. The Scene staff picked the bands they will be listening to. Miko – Santiago x read more

Dream it and do it the Disney way

Dream it and do it the Disney way

| Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In speaking of the creative process, there is the “usual way.” Then there is the Disney way, in which limits are only fables and possibilities reach “to infinity and beyond.” The Disney theme park is guided by its creator’s foundation of imagination and innovation which established a universally recognized read more

Study spots for study days

Study spots for study days

| Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Study days are usually as miserable as they sound, but they don’t have to be! Sometimes a change in venue is all it takes to relieve writer’s block or reinvigorate efficiency. Spend some of your extra study time in one, or more, of these spots. The Birdsell Mansion The read more

Finals week procrastination guide

Finals week procrastination guide

| Tuesday, April 28, 2015

So here we are once again: finals week. The time where you buckle down, become super efficient, freshen up on a semester’s worth of material, constantly pour over old exams and quizzes and lectures and … well, if you’re anything like me the thought of it all is truly read more

‘Field Below’ offers a unique perspective

‘Field Below’ offers a unique perspective

| Monday, April 27, 2015

Before the culmination of the Class of 2015’s Notre Dame undergraduate experience, the culmination of Zachary Wendeln’s thesis will come to fruition in the form of the interactive theatre experience “Field Below,” opening at The Birdsell Mansion, Thursday night at 8 p.m. “Field Below,” based on Wendeln’s creative writing read more

Radio stars, sorta

Radio stars, sorta

| Monday, April 27, 2015

With the recent T-Pain resurgence, due to a bomb South by Southwest showing and (grossly untrue) rumors that he was going to play Legends, I have been reflecting on one of the most underrated and, as of late, underused music strategies: introducing your song as if it is airing read more

McCartney outshines Lloyd at SUB concert

McCartney outshines Lloyd at SUB concert

| Monday, April 27, 2015

Despite some fairly substantial hurdles, the spring SUB concert did go on, and all things considered, probably went far better than what was realistically expected. Of course, for me, the fact that it happened at all already meant it was off to a rather unbelievable start. Technically, the show’s read more

Weekly Watch: ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Weekly Watch: ‘Moulin Rouge!’

| Monday, April 27, 2015

The scattered focus of human frenzy and fact is beautiful. We forget this miracle in ourselves, an unusually animated motherboard of intense intellect and confusion. It is so because we are governed by our inability to control it. So we, as tragic heroes, succumb to the ecstasy we give read more