Category: Columns

Milk and money (and more)

Milk and money (and more)

Column- March 18, 2019

Despite the issues that the agriculture industry is facing today, there is still a shortage of personal relationships between farmers and their communities.

Stella Donnelly’s “Beware of the Dogs” is an unflinching dose of empowerment

Stella Donnelly’s “Beware of the Dogs” is an unflinching dose of empowerment

Column- March 18, 2019

These songs are special in the sense that they feel as if they were written for this moment in time.

Satire: Joe Biden announces he is running

Satire: Joe Biden announces he is running

Column- March 18, 2019

For the past year, former Vice President Joe Biden has been rumored to be considering a run for the 2020 presidency.

Solange’s “When I Get Home” is an abstract quest for identity

Solange’s “When I Get Home” is an abstract quest for identity

Column- March 7, 2019

In Solange’s music the strength and power to recognize our collective identity is given, inspiring us to find ourselves through song.

The identity incubator: Desires for self-metamorphosis abroad

The identity incubator: Desires for self-metamorphosis abroad

Column- March 4, 2019

What would I discover in an environment completely free of the biases of my childhood? How would my identity change, using a totally different culture ...

Fun on fiets: An update from The Hague

Fun on fiets: An update from The Hague

Column- March 3, 2019

So much of Dutch culture embraces cycling — it’s not just a tourist attraction, it’s a way of life.

Obscure film review:  “Elevator the Gallows” is a gripping tale of love, fate and melancholy

Obscure film review: “Elevator the Gallows” is a gripping tale of love, fate and melancholy

Column- March 3, 2019

“Elevator to the Gallows” is an important document, signalling the birth of radical filmmaking that — despite the film’s age — still feels exciting and ...

Daughters broke my glasses — things get out of hand at Union Transfer (Philadelphia, 2/16)

Daughters broke my glasses — things get out of hand at Union Transfer (Philadelphia, 2/16)

Column- February 20, 2019

Even with the destruction of my glasses and the intense need for a tylenol afterward, Daughters and their tour-mates stunned me with their avant creativity, ...

Totally witchin’: Unpacking witchcraft and its surrounding stigma

Totally witchin’: Unpacking witchcraft and its surrounding stigma

Column- February 18, 2019

With solitary witches practicing throughout the university’s campus, as well as a few covens — groups of witches that choose to practice together — scattered ...

Burned film — the woes of the Oscars, an institution fighting for relevance

Burned film — the woes of the Oscars, an institution fighting for relevance

Column- February 17, 2019

Many of the Best Picture nominees this year were simply undeserving and tarnish the legacy of past winners while increasing the blow for more deserving ...