Awardswatch: The 73rd Emmys

September 23, 2021, by Vincent Langan, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

A British invasion seems to be taking place on American television. Netflix’s royal family drama “The Crown,” the UK-set Apple TV+ soccer comedy “Ted Lasso,” and a slew of prestigious British acting talent were all gifted with television’s highest prizes at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, which aired Sunday, Sept. 19. But if there’s anything that […]

Return of Film Series Brings a Diverse Array of In-Person Movie Offerings to Campus

September 23, 2021, by Oscar Kim Bauman, Jacob Silberman-Baron, Arts & Culture Editor, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

After an 18-month break due to COVID-19, the long-running Wesleyan Film Series has made its triumphant return. With in-person gatherings once again permitted, the Film Series is bringing mostly free film screenings back to the newly-redubbed Jeanine Basinger Center for Film Studies on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings throughout the fall. The Series made its debut […]

“Behind Enemy Lines” Art Exhibit Opens at Zilkha Gallery

September 23, 2021, by Talia Zitner, Quinn Canova, Arts & Culture Editor, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Content Warning: this article contains references to violence and police brutality. The new exhibit at the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, “Behind Enemy Lines,” opened this week on Tuesday, September 21. “Behind Enemy Lines” showcases the work of Ojore Lutalo, a formerly incarcerated artist whose protest art offers both his unique perspective on the conditions […]

Poems of Our Climate: 3:42 AM

September 23, 2021, by John Bell, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

About the column: Poems of our Climate is a weekly poetry column run by Oliver Egger ’23. Oliver Egger also runs the literary magazine group Route 9, which is currently accepting submissions for its poetry zine, The Lavender. If you would like to submit poetry to The Lavender, go to tinyurl.com/wespoetry. If you are interested […]

Comic: Thirst of a Freshman

September 20, 2021, by Natalie Horberg, Contributing Cartoonist . 1 Comment

To submit a comic, reach out to sgriffin@wesleyan.edu.

A Not-So-Secret Past Life: Lana Del Rey As Told Through Her Unreleased Music

September 20, 2021, by Annika Shiffer-Delegard, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

On an Instagram video last week, Lana Del Rey announced that she was deactivating all of her social media accounts to pursue other interests. While she will continue to release music, and possibly poetry, her presence as a social media icon will cease.  Like any announcement of a pop star with Lana’s fame, the announcement […]

It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Dramathon Goes On and On

September 20, 2021, by Sophie Griffin, Arushi Khare, Arts & Culture Editor, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

  The first person to run a marathon was a Greek messenger bringing news of victory from the town of Marathon to Athens, approximately 25 miles away. As the story goes, he ran the whole way without stopping and dropped dead after shouting out that the Greeks had won. This semester, a group of thespians […]

Lorde Controls Her Own Narrative on “Solar Power”

September 20, 2021, by Liz Pace, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

It’s safe to say that Lorde’s first two albums are iconic. Both 2013’s Pure Heroine and 2017’s Melodrama are beloved, groundbreaking, and influential albums, with publications like New Musical Express (NME) calling them modern classics. After earning a #1 single and two Grammys at only sixteen, Lorde was able to not only avoid a sophomore slump, but […]

“The Language in Common” Spotlights Creation of Communities

September 16, 2021, by Maya Gray, Sophie Griffin, Contributing Writer, Arts & Culture Editor. Leave a Comment

“Is that art?” we asked, observing a ginger root inside a plastic Tupperware container filled with water. According to artist Jasper Marsalis, it is. Playing with the line between poetry and visual art, the ginger was part of “The Language in Common,” a multimedia exhibition that opened in Zilkha Gallery this Tuesday, Sept. 14. The […]

Poems of our Climate: Wesleyan Parents

September 16, 2021, by Oliver Egger, Contributing Writer, Poetry Gremlin. Leave a Comment

About the column:  Poems of our Climate is a weekly poetry column run by Oliver Egger, ’23. Oliver Egger also runs the literary magazine group Route 9, which is currently accepting submissions for its poetry zine, The Lavender. If you would like to submit poetry to The Lavender go to tinyurl.com/wespoetry. If you are interested […]

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