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Jason Merslich (Anon) sophomore theatre major, performs in the universitys fall play Anon(ymous), which is loosely based on Homers Odyssey. Merslich portrays a refugee trying to find his place in America.

Play provides powerful performance, little plot

Gavin Gaddis, Opinion Editor October 17, 2017

Anon(ymous) combines aims to tell the story of immigrants lacking identity in the homogenous melting pot of America by way of re-envisioning The Odyssey. Unfortunately, I can’t figure out why...

Jason Merslich (right) and Jesmelie Williams (left) practice their mother and son scene during dress rehearsal for Anon(ymous) Monday afternoon. Merslich plays Anon, a refugee trying to find his place in America, in the departments fall play.

“Anon(ymous)” addresses social issues

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor October 10, 2017

Jason Merslich said “Anon(ymous)” will help give people an open mind if they are willing to listen. The sophomore theatre major is the main character for the university’s fall play. Merslich,...

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