The Power, Emotion, and Captivation of Adele’s “30”

December 9, 2021, by Oliver Cope, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

I’d like to think that 95% of the country’s population would define themselves as Adele fans. While I am far from superfan or stan status (as I opt for more mainstream hits like “Someone Like You,” or “When We Were Young”), I can confidently say that there is perhaps no better recent case of an […]

“Arcane” is One Of the Best Animated Series of 2021

December 9, 2021, by Nate Wheeler, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Sometimes, we find ourselves in an improbable and unexpected scenario, one where a show—based on “League of Legends” of all things—manages to be far greater than it has any right to be. This is the case with Netflix’s new animated sci-fi/fantasy series “Arcane,” which not only set a new standard for video game adaptations but […]

In Season 3, “Succession” Continues to Stun, Shock, and Stress Out Viewers

December 9, 2021, by Jiyu Shin, News Editor. Leave a Comment

This article contains spoilers for Seasons 1-3 of “Succession.”  Failing marriages, dick pics, and an Italian wedding were highlights of the penultimate episode of Season 3 of “Succession,” which will release its season finale on Sunday, Dec. 12. The show, which airs Sundays on HBO and streams on HBO Max, has maintained high-quality writing and a gripping plot […]

Poems of Our Climate: 200 Church

December 9, 2021, by Briana Rodriguez, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

About the Column: Poems of our Climate is a weekly poetry column run by Oliver Egger ’23. Egger also runs the literary magazine group Route 9. The second issue of their literary magazine, The Lavender, was released on Wednesday! READ IT ONLINE AT ROUTE9.ORG. If you are interested in being involved in The Lavender or […]

“FULL SPEED AHEAD!”: Fall Faculty Dance Show Welcomes Back In-Person Performance

December 9, 2021, by Sophie Griffin, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

After a long pandemic-necessitated break, one more aspect of the University’s performing arts scene returned on Thursday, Dec. 2 and Friday, Dec. 3.: the annual fall Faculty Dance Show. Titled “FULL SPEED AHEAD!” the program consisted of a prologue and three pieces, danced by both faculty and students, and was dedicated to John Spencer Camp […]

Ten Albums That Brightened My 2021

December 9, 2021, by Oscar Kim Bauman, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

  It’s been, I think we can all agree, an odd year. When putting together this list, I discovered many albums that I thought came out this year were, in fact, from 2020. But if seeing everyone’s Spotify Wrapped lists last week wasn’t enough exposure to other people’s taste in music for you, here are […]

CoMo’s Comeback: A Photo Series

December 6, 2021, by The Argus Photo Team, . Leave a Comment

On Nov. 20, Collective Motion dance ensemble hosted “CoMo’s Comeback,” celebrating the group’s return to the stage in the Memorial Chapel. The show featured eight original dance works and 45 dancers.   c/o Yun Huynh, Contributing Photographer     c/o Nick Sng, Contributing Photographer     c/o Yun Huynh, Contributing Photographer       c/o Nick […]

“Party at the Edge of the World” Brings Immersive Theater to the College of the Environment

December 6, 2021, by Sabrina Ladiwala, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

“Party at the Edge of the World,” an original theater capstone production written and directed by Liz Woolford ’22 and Michayla Robertson-Pine ’23, debuted in the College of the Environment (COE) this November. It was a gift to perform in this incredible show and to collaborate with such a wonderful team. “Party at the Edge of the […]

From “Harry Potter” to “How I Met Your Mother”: Reflections on My Childhood Comforts

December 6, 2021, by Hannah Docter-Loeb, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

2021 has graced us with many cast reunions, spinoffs, and re-releases. In May, the “Friends” cast assembled for “Friends: the Reunion.” In July, “Gossip Girl” returned in an HBO Max reboot. Just last month, Taylor Swift released the latest of her re-recordings, “Red (Taylor’s Version).”  I’ve patiently waited my turn for something I really liked […]

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” Returns in Aged Yet Undeniably Funny Form

December 2, 2021, by Aiden Malanaphy, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

This article contains spoilers for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” Season 11. If “Seinfeld” was a show about nothing, “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” is a show about even less than nothing. “Curb” debuted in 2000 and depicts a fictionalized version of David’s daily life as an established Hollywood writer-producer to often hilarious effect, employing […]

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