Arts

Corruption takes center stage in ‘Cards’

By LILY SLOSS – 10 years ago

I served Kevin Spacey a juice last summer. Not a traditional orange or cranberry juice, but a hippy-dippy “cleansing” juice made from kale, pineapple and all manner of unpleasant things.…

Coming of age a recent trope in fiction

By EMMA DANIELS – 10 years ago

In the recent past, young adult novels–John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars,” Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” series, and earlier, J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series–have experienced a swell of…

‘Lego’ enjoyable despite commercialism

By MAX ROOK – 10 years ago

There’s something brazen about titling a movie “The Lego Movie.” No one involved in making this film thought it was necessary to hide the fact that this film is effectively…

Fashion blog features campus style

By JAKE SOLOMON – 10 years ago

In a world where fashion blogs are more immediate and influential than prestigious magazines such as Vogue or Harper’s Bazaar, a Vassar-centric fashion blog is gaining influence on and off…

Wordsmiths, Helicon platforms for poetic expression

By ISABELLA DELEO – 10 years ago

For many writers on campus, the importance of poetry cannot be stressed enough. “People write poetry to survive,” said Leonel Torres, co-president of Wordsmiths, a campus group that promotes both…

Punk band explores transgender realities

By MAX ROOK – 10 years ago

The latest album from punk band Against Me! immediately announces itself as something unlike most American popular music with its title: Transgender Dysphoria Blues. It’s a title that grabs your…

Dunham’s absurdity best read as satire

By LILY SLOSS – 10 years ago

Quiz: Which Girls character said each line in Sunday’s episode, “Free Snacks?” 1. “So? It’s chic.” 2. “He’s so stupid I’m worried our children like wouldn’t get into preschool.” 3.…