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Getting to know The Players’ Society

Getting to know The Players’ Society

Writing on the audience’s forehead, crawling on the floor of Beckman 404 and creating raunchy spoofs on classic children’s movies may not seem like artistic choices. But for senior digital art major Mike Stimpson, these bold moves are more for the performers than the audience. […]

The OC shock

The OC shock

Real or plastic lips? Hard to tell. Sand in the Benz? Orange skin and fluorescent teeth? Pets in clothes? To junior public relations and advertising major Simone Gabrielli, moving to Orange County for school had burned bright in her imagination as nearly flawless. It wasn’t […]

Knowing your audience: Chapman Professor Douglas Cooney reaches students from five years old to college

Knowing your audience: Chapman Professor Douglas Cooney reaches students from five years old to college

 Before sledding down a hill, Princess Sofia and her friends need to put on a helmet to be safe.   This is something that Chapman English professor Douglas Cooney had to keep in mind while working on the writing staff of the Disney Junior series […]

Finding the good in off-campus living

Finding the good in off-campus living

Caitlyn Payne, junior integrated education studies major, walks out of her apartment door — her off campus apartment door — to find two young girls playing on the sidewalk.   “It feels so homey knowing there are people making their lives here,” said Payne.    […]

D3 in athletics, A1 in academics

D3 in athletics, A1 in academics

It’s 5:30 in the morning and freshman biochemistry major Chloe Garcia gets out of bed with the anticipation of submerging herself into the Allred Olympic Pool for water polo practice. “It’s a lot of dedication. It’s a lot of commitment… And it’s a lot of […]

Following sister: On and off the court

Following sister: On and off the court

Mary Cahill and John Cahill have always been on the same frequency when it came to coaching the volleyball team here at Chapman. In many ways they’ve lived the ideal small town life, reminiscent of the premise of such shows as “Friday Night Lights” or […]

Sticking around: Chapman’s grad school 4+1 gaining popularity

Sticking around: Chapman’s grad school 4+1 gaining popularity

While many seniors are sad to see their Chapman days come to an end, Madeline Brashear had good reason to smile during last spring’s graduation ceremonies. She was one of the few seniors who wasn’t leaving. Brashear had been accepted into the Integrated graduate program, […]

Navigating the unknown as an undeclared major

Navigating the unknown as an undeclared major

Papers astrew, laptops dying, and minds busy after attempting to solve seemingly impossible math problems, Bryn Wright sits in a small study room of Beckman Hall with two classmates by her side. Exhausted. Wright isn’t even a math major. In fact, she isn’t a major […]

Need to mid-week roam? Ten things to do in Orange County past 9 p.m.

Need to mid-week roam? Ten things to do in Orange County past 9 p.m.

It’s 8:45 p.m. and freshman business major Divva Prem is busy googling on her computer. Studying? No, she’s finished that. She’s looking for something to do. Anything, to get her out of her Henley Hall dorm room. To Prem, it seems like everything in Orange […]

Behind the magic of Disney

Behind the magic of Disney

Frolicking past the ticket scanner in their matching Minnie ear headbands, twins Hannah and Kaitlyn Schmidt hurry into Disneyland between their classes. They are such regulars, they not only know the park from the top of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle to the deep caverns of the […]