Back by popular demand, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo will perform at Yardley Hall at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6. Meant to be a fun and playful interpretation of classic ballet, the Trocks, as they’re affectionately referred to, consists of professional dancers equipped with feminine costumes, makeup and wigs.
It’s likely no one knows what percentage of students at the college are registered to vote, much less what percentage actually votes. The best statistics come from the U.S. Census, which conducts surveys after each election. Its data is that 36 percent of 18-to-24-year-old Kansans were registered to vote in 2014 and only 14 percent of those who are citizens
With the rise of social media and text messaging, people’s motivation to put any effort into wording, spelling or punctuating anything correctly has declined at a shocking rate. What was once “Oh my God, that’s hilarious!” has now become “OMG ROFL.”
The Kansas Focus Gallery at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, initially announced in July 2014, is opening its doors on Feb. 4. The gallery aims to showcase the talent of artists associated with Kansas.
Dear Editor: I would like to compliment you and your staff on the Staff Editorial and other concise articles in the December Campus Ledger concerning issues related to the Middle East and the refugee crisis.
by Aaron Rhodes Staff Reporter firstname.lastname@example.org The introduction to “Purple Reign” is ominous. The sounds of lightning and pouring rain are present. You can hear “Where Ya At” (Future’s collaboration with fellow superstar Drake) faintly playing inside a car before the door shuts and someone (presumably Future) steps out into the stormy Atlanta night. “Purple
Tornado sirens sounded throughout campus shortly after 4 p.m. today, causing confusion given the cloudless sky and clear, nearly 50-degree weather. According to an email distributed to the college, the alarm was “inadvertently activated during a systems check.” The same email also issued an apology for the alarm.
What happens when two people meet for the first time and are given a random question to ask one another? JCAV-TV and The Campus Ledger paired up to break the ice between groups of strangers.
The Oxford English Dictionary comes out with a list of new words and phrases four times a year. The most recent update was in December 2015, with around 500 entries introduced. The full list of new entries can be found here. Among these additions are “phablet,” “waybread,” “bank of mom and dad” and “yes way.”
Over the course of three days, the Blue Man Group performed a total of five shows at the college, but despite their busy schedules, two members of the group sat down with The Campus Ledger to discuss the show and their experiences as Blue Men.
As our readers may know, January is National Healthy Weight Awareness month. This event pairs nicely with the fact that January is the month when people hit the gyms in an attempt to stick to their New Year’s resolutions of exercising more and getting in shape.
The first week of the any semester typically brings heavier foot traffic to the college bookstore, with students in search of required textbooks, class materials, and new tech items. While it is busier than usual, lines and wait times may have actually decreased over the years.
Welcome Week consists of numerous activities for students to take part in in order to get to know other students. For one of the events on Thursday, Student Lounge held karaoke, which was free for all students.
For the first time, the Blue Man Group has brought its theatrical United States tour to the college. Beginning on Friday, Jan. 22, the entertainment group will perform at Yardley Hall, located in the Carlsen Center, for three consecutive nights with a total of five performances.
The upcoming movie "The 5th Wave" starring Chloe Grace Moretz and directed by J Blakeson, will hit theaters nationwide this Friday, January 22nd. The film is based on the book of the same name by Rick Yancey. "The 5th Wave" follows Cassie Sullivan, as she navigates an Earth ravaged by alien invasion in search for her little brother Sam.
When a new semester begins, students have to adapt to new classes, new professors, and new classmates. For some, this can be overwhelming; luckily, the winter break gives students time to prepare for the challenges ahead.
If the reaction in the theater was any indication, and you’ve already been building toy X-Wings and reenacting lightsaber battles with your friends for years, you won’t leave disappointed. The new blockbuster brings a welcome jolt of energy, warmth and excitement. It has certainly motivated me to travel to a galaxy far, far away a few more times to discover
A few big events took place during the winter break, including President Obama’s executive order regarding gun control, the release of the long-awaited “Star Wars” film, the record-high Powerball lottery and, on a local level, the resounding success of the college’s male and female basketball teams.