Day: April 26, 2017

Chechen anti-LGBTQ crimes merit action

By Sylvan Calko Perlmutter – 1 year ago

Unexpectedly, the world is once again talking about Chechnya, a republic within the Russian Federation. During the Russo-Chechen wars of the 1990s and 2000s, televisions buzzed with footage of the…

Visiting artists discuss narratives of Spanish history

By Kayla Schwab and Matthew McCardwell – 1 year ago

On May 3, an installation by interdisciplinary artist Ann Burke Daly and Spanish musician, writer and translator Álvaro Marcos, “SPECERE LAB,” will be on view in the Aula. Their project…

‘Medea’ revives tragedy

By and – 1 year ago

“Now all love is turned to hate, and tenderest ties are weak,” laments the Nurse in the opening to Euripides’ tragedy “Medea.” Both ancient theatrical genres, comedy and tragedy, relied…

HBO drama series spins complex web of relationships

By Izzy Braham – 1 year ago

Everyone, stop what you are doing and watch “Big Little Lies.” The seven-episode HBO show is about the extravagant but complicated lives of upper-class mothers in the affluent beach town…

The great Nordic indoors: roughin’ it in a local IKEA

By Sophie Blumenstock – 1 year ago

Now that we’re firmly into spring, there are no longer opportunities for winter camping and getting to experience nature while trekking around in the snow. Never fever, however, an authentic…