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‘Marisol’ is like nothing seen before

By Justine Ackerman

November 18, 2010

About 40 percent of the homeless are under 18 years old. If you think that is a rude awakening try this one: more than two million kids in America alone will face a period of homelessness this year. These statistics come from the Covenant House's official website, which is an organization that is taking ...

Cast captures ‘Of Mice and Men’ with power, authenticity

By Justine Ackerman

October 21, 2010

Sean Smith might be a small man, but he had big power Friday night as "Of Mice and Men" opened in the Hugo Young Theater. Smith portrayed George, a farmhand who travels from farm to farm working for others while wishing he could work for himself. Smith gracefully and beautifully walked the line of ang...

‘Of Mice and Men’ play portrays complexities of life

By Amanda Eakin

October 7, 2010

This October, AshlandUniversity’s Theater Department will be showcasing John Steinbeck’s“Of Mice and Men,” a novel-turned-play that delves into the natureof friendship and humanity.   Performances will be Oct. 15, 16, 22and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 24 at 2 p.m.   The Oct. 22 performance will b...