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by Lauren Chung, Contributing Writer Thanksgiving is arguably the best holiday. Filled with third helpings of your dad’s famous stuffing and your mom’s cheesecake, it is one of the few times of the year when it is socially acceptable to consume as much food as … Continue readingBinge-Worthy TV Shows for Thanksgiving Break
1 by Caitlin Gronski, Arts Writer After NBC crushed my heart and aired the final episode of Parenthood last year (RIP), I took it upon myself to scour the depths of Hulu in search of a new TV family to fall in love with. It … Continue readingWhat We’re Watching: This is Us
by Jenn Chen, Arts Writer Julio Salgado is an undocumented queer activist, and an unapologetic one at that. At the beginning of his October presentation in the Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Salgado stated with power, “as a queer artist of color, I don’t want to wait … Continue readingDocumenting the undocumented through art
by Sarah Friedland, Staff Writer Last month, a video revealing Donald Trump’s past came to light. In the video, Trump commented on his sexual exploits in which he forced himself on multiple women during a bus ride. Since the release of the video, people began … Continue readingYour Body, Your Ballot: The University of Pennsylvania protests Trump
by Sarah Friedland, Staff Writer Who doesn’t love coffee? I know I rely on it to get me through classes every day. But artist Steven Mikel needs coffee for a different reason – art. 1 Mikel has been creating both abstract and realistic paintings using … Continue readingCan Coffee Change the World?
by Margaret Duffey, Arts Editor While cleaning out his mother’s basement, Burt Strnad, a Milwaukee attorney, came across an envelope from his father’s cousin, Paul Strnad, a Jewish man residing in Czechoslovakia during World War II. In the letter he avoids Nazi censorship by using … Continue readingUW design students stitch tribute to Holocaust victim
1 by Sydney Weng, Arts Writer I breathed in a stuffy stench upon entering the covert hostel across from the Charles Bridge in Prague. As a one of the hostel’s employees showed me to my room he quizzed me on my knowledge of Antonín Dvorák. “This is … Continue readingDvorák lives on through Rusalka performance
1 by Sydney Weng, Arts Writer If Broadway is the Hollywood of the theater world, then off-Broadway is the independent film scene for theater junkies, like myself, to explore the innovative side of the art form. Over the years, the use of media has emerged … Continue reading‘Youarenowhere’ overwhelms off-Broadway audience
1 by Eva Wieland, Arts Editorial Assistant Twelve hours after finishing my last semester exam, I found myself totally removed from the past semester’s worries in the 90-degree heat of Merida, Mexico. Having dreamed of visiting the Mayan ruins for years, my family and I … Continue readingThe Artisans and History of the Yucatan