Category: Columns

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 ...

Newark punks Driver’s Ed stun with energetic and emotional single, “One Under”

Newark punks Driver’s Ed stun with energetic and emotional single, “One Under”

Column- February 17, 2019

Driver’s Ed has transcended their position as just another college band, becoming a totemic symbol of the power and potential success of a DIY ethos.

From hypothetical to The Hague: A semester abroad in the Netherlands

From hypothetical to The Hague: A semester abroad in the Netherlands

Column- February 17, 2019

Fear is a survival instinct, but this is not a city to be fearful of; it’s a city to embrace and become acquainted with.

Growing pains: The beginning of a semester abroad in Chengdu, China

Growing pains: The beginning of a semester abroad in Chengdu, China

Column- February 14, 2019

"It’s totally natural to miss 'home,' in all of the various meanings of the word, because it shows us how much energy we’re putting into ...

Uncanny and invigorating: An evening with Amen Dunes and ARTHUR (Union Transfer, Philadelphia, 1/30)

Uncanny and invigorating: An evening with Amen Dunes and ARTHUR (Union Transfer, Philadelphia, 1/30)

Column- February 14, 2019

At many points throughout the performance, the band would fully lock into a groove that had electric energy.

Mosaic’s top 50 albums of 2018

Mosaic’s top 50 albums of 2018

Column- February 14, 2019

Narrowing down the best albums of the year was a challenge but this list encapsulates the most noteworthy releases that need to be heard.

Fulfilling my “college experience”

Fulfilling my “college experience”

Arts and Entertainment- February 11, 2019

The only thing I have left to say is I’m incredibly grateful.

A bucket-list type of week

A bucket-list type of week

Arts and Entertainment- February 7, 2019

This past week can be described by two major events: Hadestown and Paris.