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Haunted Tower- a Spooky Success

Cat Schmidt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The city of Marshall and SMSU students were busy providing Halloween entertainment for adults and children alike on the weekend before Halloween. A new addition to the traditional festivities was The Haunted Tower, a partnership between the city of Marshall and SMSU organizations.  The Haunted Tower on Erie Road ran from Frid...

Downton Abbey: A walk-through History

Downton Abbey: A walk-through History

Cory Becker, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

For those who enjoy history, fashion or humor, Downton Abbey is an amazing viewing experience! Julian Fellowes captivates his audience by bringing together many great elements for an awesome movie. Fellowes also directed the six series show of the same name. Downton Abbey is set in the 1920s in Engl...

SMSU Theater 2018-2019 lineup

Caitlyn Schmidt, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

There are many plays and musicals put on every year, and this year is no exception. There are a wide variety of shows being performed at Southwest Minnesota State University this year. The SMSU Theater Department will be performing “Young Frankenstein,” by Mel Brooks and directed by Mike Lenz, and ...

Awesome 80s Prom

Emily Errico, News Editor

April 26, 2018

With an opening night on April 12, the SMSU Theatre Department ended their 50th anniversary season with Awesome 80s Prom written by Kevin Davenport and the Class of ‘89. The production was an interactive show that replicated a prom taking place in 1989. Audience members could socialize with well-kno...

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