Category: Columns

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 ...

How the current political narrative intentionally values minorities as second class citizens

How the current political narrative intentionally values minorities as second class citizens

Column- November 5, 2018

We need to stop recognizing white supremacy and nationalism as a valid narrative.

Album review: “boygenius” is the saddest, most beautiful crossover event in indie music history

Album review: “boygenius” is the saddest, most beautiful crossover event in indie music history

Album Review- November 5, 2018

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus all hold the distinctive title of musicians whose lyrical honesty and passion for their art is so genuine ...

Hangover recovery foods for woke vegans

Hangover recovery foods for woke vegans

Column- October 29, 2018

After a fun night out, the revival process may seem like the perfect time to dive into the comfort foods that you know you will ...

Intoxication: One man’s crime is another man’s innocence

Intoxication: One man’s crime is another man’s innocence

Column- October 29, 2018

Intoxication is used to excuse the bad behavior of young white men and justify violent assaults against black people.

Mosaic’s guide to cooking with alcohol

Mosaic’s guide to cooking with alcohol

Column- October 29, 2018

Without being constantly seen with a bottle in hand, you can still enjoy alcohol in a variety of ways and forms throughout the day and ...

Drunk art review: Artist Jennifer West creates dazzling, surrealist works

Drunk art review: Artist Jennifer West creates dazzling, surrealist works

Column- October 29, 2018

Jenn West is an artist to watch; if her works are not in the Museum of Modern Art within the next ten years, it'd be ...