Category: Columns

Food review: I ate at El Diablo almost weekly for years so you didn’t have to, but you might want to

Food review: I ate at El Diablo almost weekly for years so you didn’t have to, but you might want to

Column- December 3, 2018

El Diablo has been a part of my life for nearly five years. I hardly remember a time without it.

Post-release review: Grant Claytor’s “Bon” is a haunting work of nostalgia

Post-release review: Grant Claytor’s “Bon” is a haunting work of nostalgia

Column- December 3, 2018

This New Jersey-based artist attends the university and just released the song as a single with an accompanying music video for an upcoming album titled, ...

Five places on and off campus not to hit on women

Five places on and off campus not to hit on women

Column- December 3, 2018

Who hasn’t heard the classic tale of the boy catcalling the girl from a vehicle with his leering friends, and they lived happily ever after?

Messages from Madrid: Thanksgiving abroad

Messages from Madrid: Thanksgiving abroad

Column- November 26, 2018

Thanksgiving in Spain taught me that we don’t have to look to the past to remember what Thanksgiving really is about, but we can create ...

A belly full of thanks

A belly full of thanks

Column- November 22, 2018

I learned it’s hard to hide secrets, especially on Thanksgiving.

Movie Review: “A Star Is Born” is … weird

Movie Review: “A Star Is Born” is … weird

Column- November 12, 2018

Stripped of the abstract, performance-art persona that she is so well-known for, Lady Gaga brings a very precise vulnerability, a human element, to Ally that, ...

Album review: Julia Holter’s “Aviary” is a modern masterwork

Album review: Julia Holter’s “Aviary” is a modern masterwork

Column- November 12, 2018

“Aviary” serves as an important cultural document, revitalizing history and responding to the present in a way unlike anything else in recent memory.

Why we all can’t just get along

Why we all can’t just get along

Column- November 12, 2018

When you align yourself with or excuse white supremacists, neo-Nazis or people who support them, I cannot overcome this because those viewpoints target and demonize ...

Adventures in Aukland: Nurturing the tree of life

Adventures in Aukland: Nurturing the tree of life

Column- November 12, 2018

By nurturing it with new memories made with my fellow World Scholars, these photos also preserved my past as a reminder to not forget my ...