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Connor Romberg


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Why are VIS classes so difficult to get into?

In recent years, VIS classes have been notoriously difficult to get into. Hundreds of students were on waitlists for Spring 2024 VIS classes. With course enrollment around the corner, The Prospect answers the question of why these courses are so difficult to actually get into.

In recent years, VIS classes have been notoriously difficult to get into. Hundreds of students were on waitlists for Spring 2024 VIS classes. With course enrollment around the corner, The Prospect answers the question of why these courses are so difficult to actually get into.


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How USG Movies secures early premieres

Is the USG Movies Committee more powerful than we think? How do they have early access to films such as “Saltburn?” Read and find out by peeking behind the silver screen to see how the committee has had access to movies before they hit theaters. 

Is the USG Movies Committee more powerful than we think? How do they have early access to films such as “Saltburn?” Read and find out by peeking behind the silver screen to see how the committee has had access to movies before they hit theaters. 


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Soloist’s string snaps on opening night, Orchestra proceeds triumphantly

“At the end of the piece, the crowd roared in much-deserved applause to Zhang, who then shared a heartfelt hug with Pratt. The orchestra’s collaboration was on full display as each instrument supported one another to create another stellar number.”

“At the end of the piece, the crowd roared in much-deserved applause to Zhang, who then shared a heartfelt hug with Pratt. The orchestra’s collaboration was on full display as each instrument supported one another to create another stellar number.”


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