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Oglethorpe musical ensembles return to Conant for fall music gala Oct. 29

After suspending in-person performances due to the pandemic, all Oglethorpe University musical ensembles are returning to the Conant Performing Art Center stage for a Fall Music Gala on Friday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. Each musical group will be featured in the Gala, including the Oglethorpe University Singers and Chorale, Oglethorpe University Symphony, and The Jazzy Petrels, […]

Student improv group Mouthing Off revived

Everyone needs comedy and a good laugh to wind down. Sammi Rowell ’23 understood this when she decided to re-cultivate Oglethorpe’s Mouthing Off improv troupe — especially after on-campus activities were limited last year due to COVID-19. Previously, the group had presented on-campus comedy shows and was active off campus performing during events across Atlanta, […]

Freshman Sophia Sobrino lands art exhibitions across Atlanta

Oglethorpe University freshman Sophia Sobrino ’25 is already making her mark in Atlanta’s art scene. Her work has been featured in art competitions and exhibits at the Latin American Association, the Mexican Consulate, and at UPS headquarters. The young artist is particularly inspired to create works that are representative of her own personal journey as a […]

Student-curated “Oglethorpe’s Portfolio” spotlights student artwork

“Oglethorpe’s Portfolio: Art by Students,” a new art exhibition from the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, will debut Friday, September 24 in the lobby of the Conant Performing Arts Center. The exhibition features 13 works, in a variety of artistic styles and mediums, from seven student artists representing diverse academic disciplines: Brenna Alford ’23 – studio art […]

Celebrating Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month at Oglethorpe

Yesterday, the Oglethorpe Latinx Association handed out bags of sweets in the Turner Lynch Campus Center to help kick off National Hispanic / Latinx Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15. This month-long observance honors the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx people throughout United States history. The month coincides with the national […]