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Screenplay Final Episode

Well, the bag is out of the bag. Join the Culture Team as we take a look back on the year. What were our most memorable moments as a team, and what happened in pop culture this year that really stood out to us. We have had an amazing year working as your culture team, and we hope that next ...

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Creativity Runs Wild as Aurora University Hosts the Third Annual Art Walk

By Bailey O’Neil Aurora University- Sidewalks boast colorful geometric chalk designs. Students laugh as they watch fellow peers play improv games. Crowds gather with excitement to watch an upcoming performance. These were just a few sights to be seen on the Aurora University campus. This was the Art Walk. On April 20, Aurora University hosted its third annual Art Walk across ...

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Culture Shock: AU Senior Studying Abroad for the Summer in Spain

By, Desiree’ McCallum  Have you ever wanted a change of scenery from your traditional classroom? Have you ever thought about studying in a different country? Well, Aurora University offers different options for students to study abroad while obtaining a unique internship experience. In fact, senior communication major Andrea Guzel is going to Spain this summer and will be getting college credit ...

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Tech Talk-Battle of the Smartphones: iPhone vs. Android Infograph

By, Terrance Nicholas So, what is the deal with having phones that cost so much? Why do we choose to get an Android or an Apple phone? Do specs really matter when having a phone? Well, with so many reviews and testimonies about phones nowadays, there are a lot of things to consider when deciding to pick a new phone ...

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The Wellness Center: An Outlet for Relaxation to Promote a Healthier Lifestyle

By, Desiree’ McCallum Aurora University-The Wellness Center is located on campus at 1400 Southlawn. They promote health, wellness and preventive care for the AU community. All services are free and they provide a variety of stress relief resources as well. Some of the stress relief services offered through the Wellness Center are: meditative coloring, computerized relaxation software, meditation sessions that are all ...

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Movie Review: Ghost in the Shell

By Kyle Friedrich Recently, a live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson was released in theaters. The film is set in a future in which much of the world’s population has taken to enhancing themselves with cybernetic and mechanical parts and computerizing their brains. The main character of the film is a character known as the ...

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Ryan Gosling: A Quick Flashback and Why He’s Great!

By: Jasmeen Sangha   There’s no question that Ryan Gosling is one of the hottest actors in Hollywood right now, but we never take a step back to see how actors have gotten to where they are. They have to take on many small movie roles or even commercials before getting a big role. Ryan Gosling was featured on the ...

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Screenplay Hollywood Trivia Game Show!

What a great way to start wrapping up Screenplay than with our very own Trivia Show! Check out the Culture Team’s Hollywood trivia show featuring Professor Butters and Professor Wicks with our very own Kristin Scheinost and Will Rohleder! Who do you think will win?   Click HERE to check out the competition!

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Aurora University Choir Tour in Southern Wisconsin

By: Bailey O’Neil Aurora, IL-From March 18th through the 22nd, Aurora University choirs performed throughout Southern Wisconsin on their annual choir tour. The tour included performances at George Williams College, various churches, and a few high schools in that area. The goal of choir tour is largely recruitment, hence the visits to the high schools. Another reason is gaining recognition ...

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Black Student Union- Awards Banquet Recap

By: Desiree’ McCallum   The Black Student Union held an awards banquet on March 28th, 2017 in the University Banquet Hall honoring the senior African American students on campus and their accomplishments. The banquet included: family and friends of the graduating seniors, faculty and staff members of Aurora University, and the President and Vice President of AU.  The banquet started ...

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