Author: Sarah Schudt

Posted on: October 8, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Schudt Comments: 0

Vereen won’t be ‘steppin’ out’ to FPAC; COVID fears force cancellation

Ben Vereen, Tony Award-winning Broadway actor, was scheduled to perform his show “‘Steppin’ Out’ with Ben Vereen” at Moraine Valley on Oct. 16. The evening would have been a night of music, dance, and laughter—but unfortunately it has been cancelled. “Right now, just because of the situation with COVID, particularly because he’s flying from Los Angeles, he just doesn’t feel comfortable with getting on a plane right now,” said Tommy…

Posted on: September 17, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Schudt Comments: 0

Drive in to the Jungle with Jumanji

By Sarah Schudt, A&E editor Moraine Valley Student Life would like to welcome you to the jungle on Friday. Or at least, to the gravel parking lot across from 88th avenue, near building U and F. That’s where you’ll find a drive-in movie screening of the film “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” The parking lot opens at 7 p.m. and the movie will start at 7:30 p.m. The screening is free…

Posted on: September 10, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Schudt Comments: 0

‘Band of Brothers’ stands up after 20 years thanks to focus on connection

Twenty years ago, on Sept. 10, 2001, the TV miniseries Band of Brothers premiered on HBO. To this day, it stands out as one of the most impactful and moving pieces of war media ever produced, due to its focus on human connection. Currently streaming on several platforms thanks to its anniversary, the show is worth discovering for new viewers and worth watching again for those who are familiar with…

Posted on: September 3, 2021 Posted by: Sarah Schudt Comments: 0

‘The Green Knight’: Mixed bag of medieval romance

We all know of the legend of King Arthur and his knights. It is impossible to exist in western, English-speaking culture without knowing it; it has shaped too many stories. A24’s new film “The Green Knight” relies heavily on our universal cultural knowledge of the Arthurian mythos—and uses it to mess with our expectations.  “The Green Knight” is based on a 14th-century medieval poem in which Gawain, a knight of…