The Optimist

March is Youth Art Month

Lucia Davila, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

Filed under Culture

Every March since 1973, the city of Bloomington has observed Youth Art Month, an event where the community can view student artwork in a professional gallery setting. This year, South students’ art will be displayed at the I...

Ben Zumbrun wins Scholastic Art awards

Ben Zumbrun wins Scholastic Art awards

Molly Wagschal, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

Filed under Culture, Showcase

Winter movie preview

Mallorey Daunhauer, Photographer

December 9, 2016

Filed under Culture, Entertainment, Uncategorized

The holidays are always a time where blockbuster movies hit the theatres. Check out this season's new movies: La La Land- Dec. 16 Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, La La Land is a romantic musical set in 1980s Los ...

The Glass Menagerie

Molly Wagschal, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Filed under Culture, News, Uncategorized

Solarium Productions, an entirely student-led theater company, will be performing Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie this weekend. There will be three performances: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10, at 7 pm and Sunday, ...

The Nutcracker

Layla Moore, Staff Writer, Photographer

December 1, 2016

Filed under Culture

One of the best winter traditions in Bloomington is the IU Ballet production, the Nutcracker. It’s that time of year again, and the production will be performed this Thursday through Sunday. Ballet dancers performing in the Nutcracker...

Holidays gifts for friends?

Lucia Davila, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Culture, Opinion

Picture the glittering snow, the frosty store window displays, the red ribbons - picture your best friends, the people you spend all your free time with. What are you going to get them this year for the holidays? If you’re ...

Holiday snacks

Elizabeth Rickert, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Culture, Features

It is almost December, and that means we are close to the season of peppermint, hot chocolate, and warm cookies. Here are some fun, easy snacks that will definitely put you in a holiday mood. Check out these delicious brownies....

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