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Night of One-Act Plays

August 3, 2016 8:56pm | Brooke Tredwell

Last Thursday and Friday night many Exonians enjoyed attending the series of One-Act Plays put on by the drama department of Exeter (giving Access Exeter students a chance to stay out after check-in which I am sure they all enjoyed thoroughly.) I’m sure everyone who saw the one-acts would agree that they definitely got the audience laughing. The actors all did a very good job of really getting into their roles and making the whole audience feel like they are a part of the play.  The monolo…

Exeter’s Graceful, Not-So-Tiny Dancers

July 21, 2016 1:10am | Casey Ocasal

If you’re on the south side of campus in the morning or between 3-5 in the afternoon, you might wonder why you hear music blaring from the library. It’s actually not coming from the new Class of 1945  library, but from the smaller, older, Davis Library next door.  Although easy to overlook, this small building holds a big part of Exeter’s culture: dance. Dance is offered as an academic class called Dance Workshop and as an extracurricular activity, Intro to Dance, during Exeter’s s…

What is Art? Visit Lamont Gallery and See

July 21, 2016 12:59am | Emma Jones

At some point in your life, you must have wanted to wrap yourself up in a heavy, protective coat and hide. Maybe hide to cry, maybe to take a breath, maybe simply to process what happened inside the thick walls of a space belonging only to you. Such an object only exists inside our minds. But in Lamont Gallery’s current exhibition, Public/Private, Amy Larimer’s installation has created just that. Called “26 Grieving Coats,” Ms. Larimer created this project in response to the Sandy Hoo…

Curtain to Rise on Dramatic Night of Summer Plays

July 21, 2016 12:57am | Ishan Bhalla

From the outside, Fisher Theater may seem like nothing special. Yet what happens on the inside is truly amazing. The building is a breeding ground for space aliens, crazy politicians, and brooding parents. On the 28th and 29th of July, these fantasies will come to life in a series of plays produced by the Drama department. The show will consist of six short one-act plays and five monologues, equating to 100 minutes of enthralling entertainment. Each play is a comedy while the monologues wi…

“Catcher in the Rye”

August 5, 2015 9:44pm | Ahmed Hussein

Chapter One No, wait. I changed my mind. I will tell you about what happened after I went back home. My touchy parents I told you about were pissed off when I told them I flunked out. They really were. They started lecturing to me about all the things they had been through to get me into that phony school, which they thought was the best school around. To tell you the truth, I hate when people lecture to me, I prefer if they beat me or something. I really do. They told me I was lazy and didn’…

“Goodbye, Columbus”

August 5, 2015 9:41pm | Elena Jacchia

It’s been five years since I had seen Brenda for the last time. I've been thinking about her a lot, but I never thought I would meet her again, especially in those circumstances. Since that autumn, my life was changed a lot. I didn’t work in the library anymore; even if I was going to become Mr. Scapello’s substitute, I couldn’t work there any longer. So despite Aunt Gladys’ tears and sobbing, I got back into the army. I had no reason to stay. I was too old to live with my uncles, too…

Where I am From

August 5, 2015 8:56pm | Isabella Luciani Abouhamad

Sunny and pretty days surround me, “click, click” photographs everywhere. I feel locked in a bubble, full of blue skies and pretty smiling faces. I am from the beauty of mountains, that cover you with a hug every morning. I am from family and friends, from pictures that keep memories. I am from helping others without expecting something back. From dedication and hard work. From a place full of heroes and leaders, but also from big lies and injustice. Peopl…

Access Plays: From High School to Zombies

August 5, 2015 8:49pm | Ginny Little

On Monday night, summer students from the Access Exeter Creative Arts Cluster demonstrated their theatrical talents by performing three one-act comedies, all of which had some serious (and mostly not-so-serious) advice for the audience.  Under the direction of summer theater teacher Amy Beth Gelineau, over thirty summer Exonians provided tips and tricks on subjects ranging from fighting zombies to succeeding in high school without much effort.  While the usefulness of zombie warfare techniques…

This I Believe

August 5, 2015 8:33pm | Angelica L. Martini

Sunsets amaze me. Moving water moves me. Walks in the park trail me around the world. I find myself in nature quite often. I like getting lost for the most part, and sometimes in my doubts the sun always finds me with its warmth. Though many say that things in nature mainly look the same, I’ve learned in time that if you look closely enough you will find that everything has uniqueness. A lot of the uniqueness can be found where many of us forget to look. I look at the world the way I look at …

Where I’m From

August 5, 2015 8:31pm | Mariana Sofía Torres

I am from the most beautiful place I have ever seen, from the shout of one lonely star. I am from the perennial summer, from mountains and cool breezes to blue waters and palm trees. I am from rice and beans. I am from the reds and blues, from the eternal fight that has brought us doom. I am from salsa music and laughter, from the island of enchantment. I am from tainos and conquistadors, from the roar of the mighty lion, the golden mascot that brings us pride. I am from t…