Fine Arts Column: Beyond words

PATRICIA VOIGT FINE ARTS COLUMNIST I have always found it incredibly fascinating the way a simple phrase, poem, or story could purely captivate the mind of a person. Even as a child who despised reading, I understood that there was…

Fine Arts Column: Why Art?

PATRICIA VOIGT FINE ARTS COLUMNIST If you are any sort of believer in the one true God, it’s incredibly obvious that God is an artist. He’s also a scientist, historian, mathematician, engineer, lawyer, nurse, linguist—and the list goes on. And…

Fine Arts Letter to the Editor

PATRICIA VOIGHT SOPHOMORE DRAMA MAJOR I can honestly say that I believe that fine art seems to go unappreciated here at Franciscan. Understand that I love this school dearly, but when you’re a drama major and you hear seniors telling…

Students take a trip to Neverland

LAUREN RAMSEYER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Fairy dust flew as Peter Pan soared onto the stage at the Benedum Center for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s final performance of James Matthew Barrie’s beloved tale, “Peter Pan,” on Feb. 21. Franciscan University students and faculty were…