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‘In the Heights’ seeks to be culturally accurate take on Miranda’s production
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy/Xavier Theatre’s upcoming production of “In the Heights” at Xavier seeks to be accurate in its cultural portrayal of the largely Dominican-American New York City Washington Heights neighborhood. “The actors and crew of the show have committed to putting on an accurate portrayal of the script, the characters, and the story intended by Lin Manuel-Miranda,” said Elias Sabbagh ’17, who portrays Parigua Guy in…
Political internships give skills for engaging citizens, insights into campaigns
By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Students interning for Arizona campaigns and political officials participate in interaction with the public and learn lessons relevant to politics and government. One student, Connor Owen ’17, said in an email that he was involved with “field operations” for the Democratic Party. “I have been making phone calls, going door to door, [helping with] voter registration and helping out in the field offices,” he…