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#7 Knights Win First League Tourney Title, 63-59

After completing her first season as head coach of the Marian University women's basketball team, head coach Katie Gearlds stated her goals were to set a new wins record for the program, earn a league title and head to the national tournament. Check, check and check.

After surpassing the program wins record last month, the No. 7 and second-seeded Marian University women's basketball team won its first-ever Crossroads League Tournament championship over No. 22 and fourth-seeded Huntington University, 63-59, on John Grimes Court at the Physical Education Center on Monday night.....read more

More than Trifles

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  • Dates: 21 – 21 Nov, 2013
  • 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Address: Peine Arena Theatre in Fisher Hall
  • Contact: Kristopher D. Steege
  • Email: kdsteege@marian.edu

Pulitzer prize winning playwright Susan Glaspell (1876-1948) was an author ahead of her time writing passionately about contemporary issues on gender and ethics. We will celebrate three of her works this fall in Peine Arena Theatre with Trifles, considered one of the most important American plays ever written, as the centerpiece. This drama, based on an actual case in rural Iowa, is a study of roles as men search in vain for material clues to a farmer’s murder while the women, brought along to clean the site, are ignored. Through their work and observations, the women deduct the sequence of events that led to the tragedy. On a lighter note, Suppressed Desires follows the results of a woman’s preoccupation with Freud’s theories of dream analysis when she applies them to her husband and sister. Much to her chagrin, not everyone, including herself, are happy with the results. The final play will be chosen from two of Glaspell’s allegorical one acts, The Outside or The People, after the auditions and casting.

Ticket Prices:

  • Tickets are free to Marian University Students, Faculty, and Staff with Marian University I.D. and non-perishable food donation.
  • Regular admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children, students, senior citizens, and Marian alumni.

Tickets can be reserved in advance by emailing boxoffice@marian.edu

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