The news site of Marywood University

The Wood Word

An Electrifying Image: The Northeast Theatre Announces Name Change

November 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor Downtown Scranton is welcoming again an old friend vital to its arts revitalization scene. The local professional theatre company, The Northeast Theatre (TNT), has made the creative shift to a much more exciting image. The result: a complete overhaul and the formation of Electric Thea...

Shedding a Little Bit of Light on the Dark

October 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Cover via Amazon By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor Over the summer, I had a chance to sit down and read a collection of short stories by Miranda July entitled No One Belongs Here More Than You. As a reader, I tend to get cravings for short stories, as they engage me and leave me with time to spare afterwards. Don’t get me wrong, n...

And the ADDY Goes To…

April 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager On February 22, The Northeast Pennsylvania AdClub held their annual ADDY Award Ceremony at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre, which featured the work of several Marywood students. Araceli Vergara, Antoinette Lopez, Michael Hurst, and Megan Nonnemacher wowed...

Kids Learn to Click It

April 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager Reaching the unreachable audience may seem a daunting task for anyone. But for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), getting teens and tweens to buckle up is much appreciated challenge. This year, Marywood’s chapter participated in the Bateman...

Masterpiece or Finger Painting? It's All a Matter of Perspective

April 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Cover of The Birth of Venus By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager A page-turning novel is the sort of thing that brings a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. You feel pleased about finishing the work so quickly, and every now and then you feel as if what you’ve read was genuinely good. Such a find is rare these days, as most book shelves are flood...

All in the Blink of an Eye: A Book Review

March 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager Have you ever really thought about how your palms start to sweat during a round of cards, the way something doesn’t look just right, or why you get that funny tugging feeling at the bottom of your stomach when you meet someone new? For Malcolm Gladwell, the focus of his New York Times Best-Seller Blink is jus...

"Wonderful Town": Wonderful Review

March 1, 2008
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager Although the snow kept the theatre quiet on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday’s performances of Wonderful Town left the main stage of Sette LaVerghetta Center echoing with roaring applause. Marywood’s production was an excellent example of the caliber of the theatre department, with the use of ...

Beyond the Bikini

March 1, 2008
Filed under Lifestyles

Image by maidink via Flickr By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager As the promise of Spring Break draws near, destinations such as Miami and Cancun prepare for yet another season of college student “cultural” experiences. For most of us, Spring Break means a wallet left empty by spring semester book and tuition costs. It seems to be...