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Meals on Wheels feeds homebound seniors in Bloomington community

April 19th, 2018

Meals on Wheels (MOW) volunteer Bobbie Weinberg has worked for this organization over 20 years, delivering meals to homebound clients once a month.

“You feel very good about doing it, cause you’re doing a service for other people,” she said. “And this is a scenario where people are very appreciative.”

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IU production stage manager Trevor Regars believes art symbolizes humanity

March 29th, 2018

Trevor Regars’s office is located next to a conference room on fourth floor of the Musical Arts Center. After taking the red elevator, walking through the color-rich corridor, he showed up in casual clothes, shaking hands politely, eyes and voice full of vitality, offering clues toward his passion for theatre work.

“I’m really passionated about theatre, opera and performance,” He said. “In general, I think arts are really important for a culture, for a society. Arts would give us humanity, without the arts, what are we other culture?”

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Interview person on the street goes easier than I expected

March 27th, 2018

On Feb.14, 2018, I set out to do my person-on-the street interview. I was not worried at the beginning, since I have done similar exercises before. However, it rained a long time during the Valentine’s Day, and people were in a hurry on Kirkwood Avenue which added more difficulties to my interviews.

To avoid getting the camera and recorder wet, I brought my phone and a notebook. There were less people outside the campus on the rainy day, and I felt upset with where I should do the interviews.

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Buskirk-Chumley film festival reflects resident’s enthusiasm towards theatre and art

March 1st, 2018

The 16th annual PRIDE Film Festival at Buskirk-Chumley Theater last month provided more opportunities for residents to connect with LGBTQ+ community experiences, according to random interviews on Kirkwood Avenue on Feb. 14, 2018.

PRIDE Film Festival promotes the LGBTQ+ community through screening short-films, talkbacks and programs.

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One the Beat – Arts & Entertainment

February 15th, 2018

ALL THE BEST PICTURE NOMINEES COMBINED MADE LESS MONEY THAN “STAR WARS”

Jan. 31, 2018

Jill Disis, CNN

According to the Box Office Mojo, “Star Wars” was the most popular movie during 2017. Its total box office is higher than the combination of all other best pictures nominees $2 million. “That was is: You were number one in Hollywood,” said by senior box office analyst Jeff Bock.

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Bio: Hao Sun

Hao Sun
Hao Sun originally comes from Beijing, China. She is a junior aspiring journalism major in Media School, specializing in broadcasting news. She is also pursuing a marketing minor at Kelley Business School. She participated in WIUX radio station as a news reporter during her freshmen year, and has recorded audio books for disable people while in China. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading and learning handmade skills. She hopes to acquiring more broadcasting knowledge and find an ideal internship graduate school.