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“Good Boys and True” offers critique of privileged lifestyle, material culture

William Rose III (left) and Maxwell Tomaszewski (right) perform as Justin Simmons and Brandon Hardy during the dress rehearsal of “Good Boys and True” which premiered at the Station Theater in Urbana, Il. on Thursday. 

By Matt Ru

January 27, 2014

The Station Theatre in Urbana has a reputation for selecting performances that challenge the comfort and emotions of its actors and audience. “Good Boys and True,” an avant-garde, socially critical work by emerging playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, does just that. Premiering in 2008 at the Steppe...

Continuing traditions away from home

By Simran Devidasani

November 8, 2013

“Deh-wali?” “Is it like 'Wall-E?'” As I continue to perfect my friends’ pronunciations of the Indian festival, Diwali, I wonder how many people at the University actually know what this holiday is. I remember last Diwali, after my family and I finished our yearly tradition of adorning our “poo...