Olivia Najera-Garcia ’21 Talks The Ankh, Visualizing New Worlds, and Creative Inspiration

February 25, 2021, by Will Lee, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

Originally founded in 1985, The Ankh is a student publication that publishes artwork created by students of color at Wesleyan. Although typically published as a print magazine, the recent fall semester issue was published digitally due to COVID-19. The Argus sat down with Olivia Najera-Garcia ’21, one of the editors of The Ankh, to discuss […]

Taylor Swift, Ownership, and the Fight for “Almost Fair” Deals in the Music Industry

February 25, 2021, by Angel Santana, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Taylor Swift has been making a lot of noise recently with the re-release of an old classic single, “Love Story.” Along with the re-release of the song, Swift wrote a heartfelt message for her fans on social media, in which she reminisced on the fond memories of her second album, “Fearless” (originally released in 2008). […]

Wesleyan, Welcome to My Crib: Talia Rodriguez, 200 Church

February 25, 2021, by Talia Rodriguez, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have not been able to visit and admire each other’s dorm rooms and houses. Thus, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Talia Zitner ’23 created the series “Wesleyan, Welcome to My Crib” to showcase the creativity and ingenuity of student interior design. This week, Talia Rodriguez ’24 shares her colorful, […]

Shades’ Production of “Salvation” Stages an Existential Fugue in the Afterlife

February 25, 2021, by Nathan Pugh, Editor in Chief . Leave a Comment

When your bones ache with endless pain, when you feel condemned to a life of suffering you don’t deserve, when you’ve begged for deliverance but hear nothing back, the only thing left to do is pray. That’s exactly what happens midway through “Salvation,” a new play conceived and directed by Luna Mac-Williams ’22, and produced […]

As Actors Allege Workplace Abuse, Joss Whedon’s ’87 Feminist Image Crumbles

February 18, 2021, by Olivia Luppino, Social Media Editor. Leave a Comment

Content Warning: This article contains references to abuse.  When director Joss Whedon ’87, known for film and television projects like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “The Avengers,” gave the 2013 commencement address at Wesleyan, he wanted to talk about contradictions. True to his character, Whedon began his speech by telling the graduates that they were […]

Wesleyan Winter Wonderland: A Photo Series

February 18, 2021, by The Argus Photo Team, . Leave a Comment

c/o Nathan Pugh, Editor-in-Chief     c/o Sarah Linsly, Staff Photographer     c/o Avi Friederich, Staff Photographer     c/o Tanvi Punja, Photo Editor     c/o Sydney Kim, Contributing Photographer     c/o Nathan Pugh, Editor-in-Chief     c/o Ava Nederlander, Photo Editor

A New Semester in the Arts: Creative Work Flourishes Despite Restrictions

February 18, 2021, by Aiden Malanaphy, Emma Smith, Will Lee, Abby Glassman, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor, Arts & Culture Editors, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

With the end of arrival quarantine in sight, the arts at Wesleyan are set to return this spring and are more prepared than ever to bring their vibrant cultural offerings to students near and far. From theater performances that utilize Zoom to film screenings projected on Foss Hill, the University community has planned arts programs of all […]

Wesleyan, Welcome to My Crib: Talia Zitner, WestCo

February 18, 2021, by Talia Zitner, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor . Leave a Comment

My favorite part about going to Wesleyan is watching all of the different ways people on campus express themselves. Whether through their clothing, music, art, sports, or writing, students always find a way to let you know who they are. Of all of the aspects of casual college life that the pandemic has taken from […]

Lil Durk’s “The Voice” Honors the Artist’s Fallen Friend

February 11, 2021, by Angel Santana, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Chicago rapper Lil Durk delivers raw emotion on the deluxe version of his sixth studio album, The Voice. Released on Jan. 29, the new tracklist expands the album from 16 to 28 songs, clocking in at over an hour. Both The Voice and Lil Durk’s fifth studio album, Just Cause Y’all Waited 2, debuted at number […]

Mid-Winter Melodies: Student Musicians Release New Tracks Over Winter Break

February 11, 2021, by Abby Glassman, Sabrina Ladiwala, Sarah Timbie, Staff Writer, Staff Writer, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

While some of us went skiing, baked new types of bread, spent time with family, applied to summer internships, or watched copious amounts of new Netflix shows over winter break, some members of the Wesleyan student community spent their time off creating and producing new music. To keep you up to date with the latest […]

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