Greek tragedy is rife with epic tales of sorrow, morality and fantasy.
Homer’s “Odyssey” tells of the hero Odysseus and his 20-year journey through the Trojan War and journey to Ithaca. Everyone thought he was dead. While he was gone, his wife Penelope had to deal with numerous suitors.
Hundreds of teens from around the Midwest swarmed around Reardon Auditorium on the Anderson University campus Saturday afternoon, playing hackeysack, talking with friends and other loud activities typical of junior high students.
But within minutes, they were seated in the auditorium and at rapt attention as speakers shared stories and encouraged them to strengthen their faith.
"Ever wonder what happens on a college campus during the summer? A lot!,” said AU Provost Dr. Marie Morris. “Come explore, discover, build, improve, and create at AU this summer. We'd love to have you!"
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will offer several camps.
Rawlin Kegley, a senior at Anderson University majoring in youth ministries, from Brookville, Ohio, was recently selected as the 2013 recipient of the Billie Roy and Pearl Toon Smith Endowed Christian Education Scholarship Award. The $5,300 scholarship was presented to Kegley on April 8 by the Department of Religious Studies during a luncheon in the Olt Student Center.
The story of Jackie Robinson is the story of the human will. It’s a story of perseverance. More than anything, it’s a story of progress.
The tale of how Robinson broke into Major League Baseball in 1947 as the first black player since the 19th century and how he subsequently changed minds and hearts is retold in the film 42: The True Story of an American Legend. The film stars Harrison Ford as Brooklyn Dodgers visionary Branch Rickey and Chadwick Boseman as Robinson.
[Image: Movie poster for the new film 42: The True Story of an American Legend.]