Mirror Mirror!

This hysterically eye-catching event is a friendly competition and is open to any student who would like to represent his or her organization, team or department. The winner will claim the illustrious title of “Fairest on the Hill.” Last year, Jarred Warren represented Residential Life and was crowned “Fairest of Them All.” Warren graduated in 2014 and is disappointed that he can’t defend his crown, but looks forward to passing it on to this year’s champion. This annual event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on October 7th at the Will Rogers Auditorium on…continue reading →

To Be or Not To Be Terrestrial?

Some are saying that the automobile DASH is the new battlefield for the ear of the consumer. Research shows that half of all radio listening is done in the car as people travel and get stuck in traffic more. And let’s not forget the content. Ask yourself this….do consumers want to spend time traveling listening to your local DJ's and entertainment or would you rather have songs, of your choice, play one right after another. After surveying automobile dealers around the country, they say the consumer wants to have “choices” and they want…continue reading →

Press Play: Lights

Looking for an upbeat album that will lift your spirits? Then check out the brand new release from Lights titled Little Machines. This album is a beautiful combination of pop driven synth instrumentals and lyrics that are both fun and meaningful. Songs like, Running With The Boys and Up We Go will have you singing along from the moment you hit play. Don’t be fooled though, just because this is an alternative pop album, Lights has the ability to showcase her strong and unique voice. Compared to her previous album, Siberia, Little Machines…continue reading →

West Bend Block Party on the Green #2

It’s back! You came, you enjoyed and now the 2nd West Bend Block Party on the Green is Tuesday beginning at 6 outside of the Expo Center. The August turnout was so good… we’re bringing in more food trucks and more vendors. Everything from barbecue to hot wings, indian tacos to crepes will be at the party….as well as more kid -friendly meals. All you parents or fun-loving kids will enjoy the face painter, courtesy of the RSU Art Department, at the party. There will also be live reading for the kids from…continue reading →

Top Ten – September 19, 2014

Hey! Here are your top ten favorite artists featured on The Top Ten Countdown this week! Tune in every Friday at noon to hear your favorites on your only choice for true alternative music! 1. Broods 2. Twin Atlantic 3. Little Daylight 4. SIA 5. Spoon 6. Dear Frederic 7. Young Summer 8. Sam Smith 9. James Bay 10. How to Dress Wellcontinue reading →

Press Play: Hostage Calm

Hostage Calm is back with their brand new album called Die On Stage. The new album is a mixture of multiple elements including 60’s style pop, 70’s punk, and 80’s new wave. The lyrics are just as fun as the music too. This release is only the second from the band but they have poise and energy that are above and beyond the norm. Each track is unique in its own right, but the album as a whole is incredibly coherent and one you can listen to from front to back. Look for…continue reading →

Top Ten – September 12, 2014

Hey! Here are your top ten favorite artists featured on The Top Ten Countdown this week! Tune in every Friday at noon to hear your favorites on your only choice for true alternative music! 1. Magic Man 2. Banks 3. Arkells 4. Broods 5. Claire 6. My Goodness 7. Twin Atlantic 8. Porter Robinson 9. Ryn Weaver 10. Glass Towerscontinue reading →

RSU Theatre…10 Years of Talent!

RSU Communications Professor David Blakely has a lot to be proud of… as RSU Theatre enters its 10th year on the RSU campus. To celebrate, the presentation of “Original Recipe” will be performed with a collection of eight short plays directed and/or written by RSU students, faculty and staff over the decade. The celebration doesn’t stop at RSU though… 2013 graduate Cristen Burdell, is on track to be an Equity (theater union) actress. Josh Buehler, a 2009 graduate, was a "stand in" for Benedict Cumberbatch in 2013's "August: Osage County." Buehler also appeared…continue reading →

“The Sandlot” under the Stars..STILL!

You can still grab your lawn chairs, a blanket or two and have fun! The family-friendly film “The Sandlot” will be seen outside on the lawn but now the south side of Loshbaugh. The day and time are still the same... Thursday, September 18th beginning at 7:30pm. The movie, being sponsored by the RSU Alumni Association, tells the coming-of-age film about a group of young baseball players during the summer of 1962. Don’t worry about snacks… popcorn, beverages and even glow sticks will be available to buy. "The Sandlot" “outside” on Thursday, September…continue reading →

Press Play: Odesza

Seattle natives Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight make up the vibrant electronic group called Odesza. The duo has just released their brand new album titled In Return and it is no sophomore slump. If you are a fan of electronic music then you will love this new release. Odesza incorporates features all over the album and it works perfectly. Songs like “All We Need” features Shy Girls and is a perfect blend of pop, RnB, and electronic music. If you are not already a fan of the electronic genre, this would be the…continue reading →