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Mentalist wows crowd with talents

“The Mentalist” made it very clear from his first comment to the audience: “I am not a psychic.” While dazzling the audience and conjuring information from no obvious source, Christopher Carter stuck to his claim. Given, he was happy to tell Hope students all about his fascination with the supernatural and existential, but he made…

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HSRT announces shows for 48th season

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (HSRT) finished its 47th season this summer with an incredible company of actors, technicians and leadership. HSRT, a company of nearly 90 people, produced three musicals and two plays: “The Wiz,” “Godspell,” “Dragon Pack Snack Attack,” “An Iliad,” and “The Odd Couple.” Each of these productions included a diverse ensemble that…

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Folk department scare brings unease

The first week of classes brought about lots of homework, syllabus read-throughs, and, for the music department, a big scare concerning the future of one of their most beloved departments. Around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, members of the folk department received an email informing students that unless they were able to find eight…

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China continues its crackdown on religion

In recent months, China has continuously ratcheted up a relentless crackdown on Christian congregations that are scattered throughout Beijing. They have destroyed crosses, shut down churches, burned bibles, and ordered members of churches to sign documents renouncing their faith. According to Bob Fu, who is a representative of the U.S. based group China Aid, stated…