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Freshman founds student club during first semester

As many students were still finding their way around campus and getting into the groove of college life, first-year Moliha Zabbar ’21 decided what better time to become an even bigger part of the Oglethorpe community. “I thought that being a leader on campus through a student organization would be a great opportunity to be […]

The Tower hosts “Night of the Arts”

On Saturday, December 2, The Tower Literary Magazine hosted the biannual Night of the Arts in the TLCC Game Room. Open to any and all students and faculty, Night of the Arts—or, NoTA, as it is affectionately nicknamed—takes place once a semester and is a way for The Tower staff to highlight talents which cannot be […]

Oglethorpe helps “save the world” on new show

If you thought you recently caught a glimpse of some familiar Gothic facades while channel surfing, you were (probably) right. ABC’s new fall show Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, starring Jason Ritter and JoAnna Garcia-Swisher, used Oglethorpe’s beautiful scenery as a television backdrop. The Philip Weltner Library and turf field were heavily featured in the debut […]

Video: Scene shop gives rise to large scale art

For every Oglethorpe Theatre production in the Conant Performing Arts Center to come to life, hours of work must be done beforehand in the Reiser Scene Shop. Located adjacent to Conant, the scene shop provides a climate-controlled, weatherproof space for students to work on set construction under the direction of technical directors and theatre faculty […]

Learning on set: senior shines light on career path

Learning on set: senior turns hobby into career path Hannah Gibbs ’18, is Master Electrician for the Oglethorpe University Theatre production of Mr Burns: A Post-Electric Play. In her time at Oglethorpe, she’s been able to work with professional lighting designers and companies to help develop her craft, from interest to potential career. Hannah Gibbs […]

Spot Hearst Hall in ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ trailer

It’s no secret that Oglethorpe offers a proper setting for many films and television shows, but it’s still fun to see the final cut of scenes filmed around campus. A Bad Moms Christmas, due out November 1, follows three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the “Super Bowl […]

Semester-long arts celebration of Hispaniola kicks off

Hispaniola: A Celebration of Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a campus-wide, semester-long celebration of the Caribbean island. The staff of Oglethorpe University Museum of Art have partnered with faculty in French, Spanish, Music, and Theatre to present a dynamic series of lectures, films, and performances to accompany the current OUMA exhibition, all of which explore […]