Retired Steelers legend speaks on behalf of FCA

It is not often that a sports legend makes a visit to Clarion University. On Thursday, April 17, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes were honored to welcome retired Steelers linebacker Jon Kolb, to speak about his football career and life experience, rooted and built upon his strong and undying faith.
Director of Campus Ministries Marty Martinosky, said he was thrilled to welcome Kolb to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, also known as FCA, to its weekly Thursday meetings. But how does a former Super Bowl Champion relate to campus

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Collaborative art piece makes debut at Clarion

If you ask Gery Trentham, one of the two creators of “The Color of Apology,” the performance art piece that premiered Friday April 18 in the Marwick Boyd Little Theatre, he would describe it as “something you’ve never seen before.”
Trentham has been working on the show for over three years now with Clarion professor and fellow artist Kaersten Colvin-Woodruff. It came to Clarion as a workshop wherein the creators spent the week working with students to prepare and then put on the performance. Some of the involved students were senior Christian Ryan who stage directed, junior Megan Bodish who designed the lights and junior Hank Bullington who was the projection and sound technician.

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Local musicians perform at Shady Ave concert

When 50 twenty-something men and women are willing to pack themselves into a balmy, dimly lit living room that can barely contain the noise of thundering drums and amps, one thing is for certain: Clarion’s local music scene is anything but lifeless.
15 Shady Ave., the house within which countless indie and punk rock bands have thrashed and wailed through chilling Clarion nights, played host to a trio of musical acts on Thurs., April 17. Roughly 50 Clarion undergraduate students, alumni and out-of-town punks gathered to witness one of the final shows hosted by the residents of 15 Shady before semester’s end.

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Theatre department ‘moves forward’ with production

Clarion University’s theatre department will present “Moving Forward: A Dance Theatre Production” this Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. in the Marwick Boyd Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under and free for Clarion University students with a valid student ID.
Dance instructor Drew Leigh Williams is the creator, director and choreographer of this week’s theatre production. Williams graduated from Clarion University in 2008 with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She began working as a professor at Clarion last August.

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