Articles by Annah Duffey


‘Fantastic Beasts’ delivers the magic

The magical world of Harry Potter was revisited in J.K. Rowling’s original screenplay “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The story follows the one and only magizoologist, Newt Scamander, and his journey through both wizard and No-Maj (non-magical folk) America in New York City. Scamander, played by Eddie Redmayne, is on a trip to…

Sonder
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The life of a woman portrayed

People filed into the DeWitt Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 to experience “Sonder,” a Theatre 490 project written by Sydney Luse (’17) and Laura Schmidt (’17). It was also performed the previous two days, on Dec. 1 and 2. On the final night, there was not even enough space on the bleachers to suit…

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IMAGES shows cultural diversity

(Photos by Kelly Ocock) This past weekend Hope College hosted an event in the Knickerbocker theatre that none will soon forget. It was called “IMAGES” and provided a mouthpiece for the minority groups that inhabit Hope. At 7 p.m. on Nov. 12, students, faculty and community members crowded into the theatre to watch a passionate,…

Ra Ra Riot
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Riot of a concert for Michigan

Saturday night, starting at 8 p.m., one could have walked by Dimnent Chapel and heard the voices of Michigander and Ra Ra Riot floating out from the open windows. Both bands performed high-energy songs that kept the audience dancing throughout the evening. While their crowd was on the small side, that did not prevent the…

Bob Dylan: unexpected but qualified

The word ‘literature’ tends to spark thoughts of novels and writers like Charles Dickens. How many people hear that word and think of guitars, harmonicas and Bob Dylan? Probably not many. Naturally, that meant when Dylan received the Nobel Prize award in literature this past week, there was some controversy about the outcome; some loved…