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ASU Percussion Extravaganza: “To Give You Form And Breath”

By Noah Schafer | Music was in the air on Sunday, April 28th in the San Luis Valley. The Adams State University Percussion Ensemble returned to the Richardson Auditorium for their semesterly performance. This semester’s program, directed by James W. Doyle, D.M.A., was entitled “To Give You Form and Breath,” named after the piece by […]

No Tuition Increase for Adams State

By Aaron Kinnischtzke | For being a university seemingly in need of financial support and operating a tad behind the 8-ball, Adams State University will provide guaranteed tuition for students moving forward. The announcement is a significant one for under- and upperclassmen alike. The move shall hopefully be a selling point for prospective students looking […]

ASU Theatre Presents: “Noises Off”

By Kierstin Medina | On Friday April 26th, 2019 the Adams State Theatre Department premiered their production “Noises Off,” directed by Dr. John H. Taylor and written by Michael Frayn. Inside the SLV Federal Bank Main Stage theatre was a full house on premiere night. Dr. John H. Taylor’s director’s note stated that “the play […]

ASU Hosts Molina Speaks

By Kendell Hollowell | On Tuesday, April 30th the Adams State University Office of Title V Grant Initiatives hosted Molina Speaks: a writer, poet, professor, and filmmaker. The event took place in the Carson Auditorium located in the Student Union Building north end at 5:30 PM. The event was free and open to everyone in […]

Working Through Test Anxiety

By Levi Lowe | Testing anxiety is a problem that many students in college go through every time they take a test. This can easily lead a student to getting scores that are a lot lower than what they really should be getting. Below are tips to hopefully assist those with testing anxiety to try […]

The Dirt: An expertly-executed and exciting biopic of Mötley Crüe

By Jeslyn Dees |  In late March of this year, Netflix released the raunchy and truthful biopic of the notorious 80’s counterculture band, Mötley Crüe: The Dirt. Directed by Jeff Tremaine, who is most well-known for his involvement in the production of the Jackass franchise, the movie is based on Mötley Crüe’s collaborative autobiography, The […]

Nipsey Hussle Tribute

By Ziere Banner |  Rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose birth name is Ermias Joseph Asghedom, died on March 31st, 2019 at age 33. This tragic death has shocked the social media world, devastating many rappers in the music industry. The death of Nipsey Hussle was very unexpected due to his proclaimed disaffiliation with the violent scene. […]

Withdrawal Date has Passed and it’s Time to Finish Strong

By Levi Savage Lowe |  With the semester winding down, now’s the time to put it into top gear. After spring break, there’s no more holidays or time off. There’s only one obstacle blocking you from summer vacation: finals. It’s time to hit the books, hard. If needed, look for tutors for the classes that […]

Editorial Staff Discussion: Homework

By Editorial Staff | Homework is a common chore for almost all students in the U.S. Although homework seems like a beneficial teaching technique, this topic is rather controversial among schools. Many students tire of putting in extra effort into their education outside of classes. Students also develop different techniques of learning throughout their years […]

April is Autism Awareness Month

By Jeslyn Dees | April 2nd is known as World Autism Awareness Day, but all throughout the month of April, many individual autism organizations team together to promote awareness of the disorder, as well as educate people about the spectrum of autism. To show support for the understanding and acceptance of autism, it is common […]

ASU Music Department: Music 4 Kids

By Kierstin Medina |  Adams State University’s Music Department began its elementary workshop program, Music 4 Kids, on Tuesday, March 26. Music 4 Kids is a free afterschool program that works with elementary students, primarily second and third graders, in the Alamosa area as well as other areas within the San Luis Valley. The Music […]

Editorial Staff Discussion: Social Media

By Editorial Staff | In modern society’s fast-paced and ever-evolving digital world, social media offers its many platforms to people as a way to keep up with the change. From tiny towns to colossal cities to countries afar, social media has become a routine part of life in nearly all areas of the world. The […]

Grizzly Persist Program

In an effort to create more resources to help students succeed, Justin Stoeckle created a new program for students who struggled academically in the first semester. The Grizzly Persist Program is an experimental tutoring program that helps students to get involved, manage their time, and more. They achieve this through holding seminars, having students meet […]

KeyNote Presentation: Joe Brooks

Feb 25, 2019 KeyNote Presentation On the date of February 25, there was a Keynote presentation open for all teachers to attend. At this presentation, it was discussed that teachers need to try and help students become who they are truly meant to be rather than trying to mold them into the person the teacher […]

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

SOUTHWEST POPULAR/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION (SWPACA). By Jasmyn Brendle.  In 1979, Michael Schoenecke and Peter Rollins founded the Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association and established the annual meeting, an event which has continued for forty years and has become the conference that it is today: The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association. Its annual conference will be held in […]

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