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Radford rocks country music

Brent Rupard, Dustin Lynch and Gloriana sure didn’t disappoint when they came to visit Radford University last Thursday.  Rumor has it that that Dustin Lynch and his band were scrapping over being the main act, over Gloriana. And not to be mean to Gloriana, but they made a mistake by performing last. The concert didn’t […]

Caberet: A tantilizing performance by RU Theatre

By: Hannah Lindquist If you did not get the chance to see The College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Dance and Theater’s production of Cabaret, you truly missed out! Opening night was on Tuesday, March 25 and Pridemore Playhouse was nearly packed to the brim with students, faculty and local residents.  […]

RU jazz takes the stage with guest artist Jeff Kresge

By: Jesse Lykins “Billy May for President” by Sammy Nestico was the opening tune for the show. It featured several solos that hooked the audience in immediately. “Blues in My Shoes by” Peter Herbolzheimer, a standard in the repertoire, again wowed the audience with capturing solos and changes professionally handled by the students. After “No […]

School spirit sighting in the Bonnie

By: Chris Carter As the springtime snow blanketed campus yet again, students lined up in bunches to participate in yet another fun R-SpaCE novelty activity on campus. Last Wednesday in the Bonnie, students dipped their hands in ice cold water, then plopped them down in to a hot bowl of wax to create three-dimensional replicas […]

Student voices heard for future campus events

We all know that if there’s something fun happening on campus, it was probably R-SPaCE who organized the event. But how do they pick what students want? This past week R-SPaCE held a fall semester planning party, open to all students! Heth hosted about 30 students who showed up to the highly advertised event. The […]

Sal’s cooks best pizza in town

By: Chris Carter If you’ve only driven as far as the bridge by David Bissett Park, you have been missing out on what lies further down West Main Street. Sal’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria is located in Central Square Shopping Plaza. They were the 2013 “Best of the Burgs” award winner for Best Pizza and Best […]

Sanderl rocks the house yet again

By: Jesse Lykins Dr. Rob Sanderl tore down the proverbial house this past Wednesday with his fantastic display of ultra-smooth technique and serene musicality. During his faculty percussion recital in which he performed works by Chin Cheng Lin, J.S. Bach, Phil Rizzi and others, he displayed truly fine musicianship. Beginning with “Flying” by Chin Cheng […]

Jars of Clay still jamming through the years

By: Chris Skiles Jars of Clay was formed around 1993 at Greenville College, IL. Most of the members being in the music program, they ended up writing a song for a class project that later became a number one hit on alternative radio all across the nation. They were and have been quite successful, despite […]

Seniors strut their stuff

By: Chris Carter Graduating interior and fashion design seniors in the Department of Interior Design & Fashion have created exquisite works of art to display at the Interior Design & Fashion Senior Exhibition. It showcases the talents of the senior class, displays their best work and creates a professional product in preparation for joining the […]

Appalachian Awareness Day Highlights Virginia’s Culture

By: Naomi Russell Radford University’s Appalachian Studies program organized Appalachian Awareness Day Feb. 28. Speakers around Southwest Virginia came to campus for the all day event to speak to students about various aspects of the region. Jack Hinshelwood, the executive director of the Crooked Road, discussed using the heritage music of southwest Virginia as a […]

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