Casey Brown

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NEWS 10/22/14 3:58pm

‘Frozen’ seeks to change the perception of mental illness

This past weekend, Elon University’s Renegade Productions presented “Frozen,” Bryony Lavery’s play that follows the lives of three people — a mother, a serial killer and a psychiatrist — who become intertwined after the disappearance of a young girl. Renegade, an Elon organization for student-written or directed theatrical productions, provides an outlet for all majors to produce, design and perform all forms of theater. The show’s director, senior Cody Schmidt, brought the play to Renegade’s attention after he read the show a year ago. “I was looking for something to direct and stumbled upon the script again,” Schmidt said.

NEWS 10/7/14 3:47pm

'Reckless' combines laughter, discomfort (Review)

Hilarious. Absurd. Upping the stakes at every turn. Even these praises don’t do justice to the Elon University Performing Arts Department’s production of “Reckless.” Craig Lucas’ dark comedy uses Christmastime as the backdrop to tragedy, as protagonist Rachel runs away after her husband takes a contract out on her life.

NEWS 10/2/14 1:36am

Autumn activities abound

Step outside the ‘Elon bubble’ for fall adventures in NC As fall descends upon North Carolina, there is so much to look forward to besides pumpkin spice lattes.

NEWS 9/18/14 11:00am

Hollywood comes to Haggard

Every year, the students in the Elon in Los Angeles program produce a number of film projects, but their work isn’t as well-known back on Elon University’s campus.

NEWS 9/2/14 4:16pm

Variety of new TV series debut this fall

With more than 20 new shows premiering this fall, your new guilty pleasure is sure to be among them. Here are some of the highly anticipated series you may want to check out: ‘Red Band Society’ (Sept.

NEWS 4/2/14 5:25pm

'Veronica Mars' movie a satisfying tribute for fans

Marshmallows have waited seven years for their favorite teen sleuth, Veronica Mars, to make a comeback. March 14th, thanks to a history-making Kickstarter campaign that raised $5.7 million, the witty, resourceful heroine is back in a satisfying two-hour reunion with all our favorite Neptune residents. The film opens with Veronica (Kristen Bell) 10 years after she left Neptune, interviewing to be a lawyer in New York and dating Stosh Piznarski (Chris Lowell), her one-time college flame.

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