Articles by Morgan Osheka

‘John the Valiant,’ a Hungarian operetta, heads to Kulas

Kulas Auditorium will welcome the Hungarian Equestrian Theatre of Komarom, Hungary to John Carroll University on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. The touring group will perform the 1903 operetta “John the Valiant.”   The operetta is based on the epic poem written in 1845 by Sandor Petofi, a Hungarian poet. The poem was redone…

Ohio Supreme Court: Kennedy, Letson seek high court seat

  Sharon Kennedy In the upcoming election for Ohio Supreme Court Justice, Sharon L. Kennedy believes the fact that she has been on the Ohio Supreme Court since 2012 gives her an advantage over opponent Tom Letson.   “Experience is what sets me apart from my opponent,” said Kennedy. Noting that she has worked in…

The world goes pink for breast cancer awareness month

Every October, the color pink takes the world by storm, raising awareness for breast cancer. According to ABC News, a woman in the United States has a one in eight chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths for women.   Once again, popular television shows are showing their…

Uncle Joey brings a ‘full house’ to Carroll

  4/5 streaks   One of television’s favorite uncles made his way to Kulas Auditorium’s stage this past Thursday, Sept. 25.   Actor and comedian Dave Coulier, best known for his role as Uncle Joey in ABC’s television series “Full House,” drove three hours to John Carroll to kick off homecoming weekend.   The halls…

‘Brush With Danger’ flirts with ambiguity

    A brother and sister’s impoverished journey to America is depicted in the film “Brush with Danger,” directed by Livi Zheng, a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Film Production at the University of Southern California.   The film opened this past Friday, Sept. 19 at Tower City Cinemas in downtown Cleveland. Zheng…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week takes over

    Fashion Week is usually seven days of intense fashion and little to no sleep.   This year’s event was no exception.   Mercedes-Benz’s New York Fashion Week ran from Sept. 4 – 11, debuting new upcoming trends from fashion collections designed for spring 2015.   With a jam-packed schedule of fashion favorites and…

Bands rocked at Carroll Fest

John Carroll University’s Carroll Fest, presented by SUPB, is always a special event to celebrate the end of the spring semester.   With festivities including Henna, tie-dye, caricatures, a bouncy house, free food and giveaways, the afternoon was a hit.   Although it was chilly, this year’s Carroll Fest featured six band performances that entertained…

The Story Lives On: Harry Potter Spinoff in the Works

  J.K. Rowling, esteemed author of the popular “Harry Potter” series, has signed on to create a new film trilogy based on the famous “wizarding world.” Published in 2001, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” a 54-page Hogwarts textbooks coming to life, will be the foundation of the upcoming trilogy. However, in no way…

Cleveland exhibits modern Japanese art

    To add to its array of artwork, The Cleveland Museum of Art welcomes “Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan” from the National Tokyo Museum, supported by the Japan Foundation.   This exhibit is said to be one of the largest exhibitions in the United States since World War II focusing on Japanese modern…

I’m a Lammily girl, in a Lammily world: ‘Average Barbie’ set to debut on the toy market

Move aside, Barbie, because there’s a new doll in town. Meet the new “average Barbie,” Lammily. Lammily was created to protest the impossible body measurements of Mattel’s Barbie; if Barbie were a real person, her proportions wouldn’t even allow her to stand up. For years, the iconic Barbie doll has been criticized for its disproportionate…

Cleveland Rocks!

Hanging around Cleveland for Spring Break? No worries; here’s a handful of ideas on how to spend your weeklong break. Whether you’re hanging solo, chilling with friends or spending time with family, these ideas are sure to promise a good time. No matter your budget range, Cleveland has something to offer for everyone.     •…

Barneys transgender models redefine fashion

Barneys New York has launched its spring 2014 campaign entitled “Brothers, Sisters, Sons and Daughters.” The luxurious department store features 17 transgender individuals for this diverse campaign. Barneys’ new campaign is meant to promote awareness of transgender issues and to stress the need for the fashion industry to welcome the transgender community.   In an…

Broadway’s 2014 lineup takes to the stage

What could be more thrilling for theater lovers than the view of Times Square in New York City? One could argue that this year’s Broadway lineup will be just as dazzling. 2014 is packed with a lineup of familiar shows featuring well-known actors. Some new changes to the old classics will create a whole new…

Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives – Oh My!

How many of you out there are Food Network fans? Whether you personally enjoy expanding your cooking knowledge and techniques or just tune in to watch the entertaining nighttime competitions, you are probably familiar with Guy Fieri, a well-known chef on the Food Network. Winner of the second season of “The Next Food Network Star,”…

Winterfest 2013: Cleveland’s holiday spectacular

Who’s ready to kick off the holiday season? Whether you have already started jamming out to your favorite holiday tunes or are preparing to deck your dorm rooms with colorful lights and miniature Christmas trees, what better way to get into the holiday spirit than attending the 35th annual Downtown Cleveland Winterfest 2013? On Saturday,…