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Commencement 2018: Four Years in Review

Commencement 2018: Four Years in Review

| Wednesday, May 16, 2018

If the class of 2018 can get Kanye’s “woopty scoop poops” out of their heads long enough, they might be able to recall the late summer day in 2014 when they arrived at Our Lady’s University — some humming along to Pharrell’s infectious earworm “Happy” and others still raving read more

Scene-ior Selections

Scene-ior Selections

, and | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The Scene class of 2018 is, without a doubt, on the small side. What these Scene-iors lack in numbers, however, they make up for in for in their heart and dedication to this beloved little nook of The Observer. Adam is a veteran, jumping into Scene in his first read more

Ambitious yet frustrating ‘Westworld’ remixes myth

Ambitious yet frustrating ‘Westworld’ remixes myth

| Friday, April 27, 2018

“Westworld” is a sprawling behemoth. Thematically, it tackles consciousness, love, memory and morality. Visually, it captures breathtaking landscapes with sun-dappled cinematography, stages brilliant set pieces and inventively plays with western iconography. With narrative, it juggles over a dozen major characters, multiple timelines and a handful of rug-pulling twists. Entering read more

Student Players presents ‘The Clean House’

Student Players presents ‘The Clean House’

| Friday, April 27, 2018

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, student actors from Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s will take to the stage and bring contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl’s “The Clean House” to life. Director Brynn Alexander, a senior Film, Television and Theatre major with a concentration in Theatre, chose to stage “The Clean read more

Student artists discuss Art and Design theses

Student artists discuss Art and Design theses

| Thursday, April 26, 2018

A giant, lurid video projection of the sun flickers and pulsates against a blank wall. Detailed posters and life-sized models of grocery store shelves present informative graphics about food insecurity. An interactive app encourages users to take a deep breath. A mounted deer head wears a muzzle, an earring, read more