Tagged: star wars

The Only Constant (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/19/2013 12:00 am

Human needs, after all, remain relatively constant, but the mode, manner and media of satisfying those needs are at the mercy of many factors — climate, culture, fashion, technology. But change isn’t only linear. Sometimes we correct course.

Doc Harper: Petrino’s Departure Could Set Mythic Tone For Razorbacks’ Season

by Doc Harper 8/27/2012 5:00 pm

Bobby Petrino's messy offseason departure reminded me of a story. Several stories, in fact. There is a style of storytelling dating back to ancient mythology that is still used in modern stories like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and many more. It’s called “the hero’s journey.” One of the most important tenets of this type of narrative is that the hero is only able to truly thrive once he/she has gone through a severe ordeal that usually results in the loss of the mentor.

The One Where I Went to the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra ...

by Caroline Damron 10/13/2011 2:52 pm

Soiree's assistant editor Caroline Damron recently ventured out with a friend to the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for the first time. It was an experience she will not soon forget.