“The Critic and Her Publics” Series Returns With Moira Donegan as She Discusses Dobbs, #MeToo, and Shitty Media Men

February 12, 2024, by Nicki Klar, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

“The Critic and Her Publics” series returned on Tuesday, Feb. 6, welcoming Moira Donegan, a columnist at The Guardian and writer-in-residence at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. Donegan’s work has appeared in magazines such as n+1, the London Review of Books, Bookforum, and The New Yorker. Much of her work, including her forthcoming […]

Zoe’s Top 10 Valentine’s Day Romantic Comedies

February 12, 2024, by Zoe Bogan, Contributing Writer. 2 Comments

There’s something special about sharing a movie experience with the people you’re close to: you can laugh, cry, and feel whatever it is you need to feel. This could serve as a quick and easy bonding moment for you and your partner—or you and your friends—as you celebrate Valentine’s Day. The list of movies below should […]

Ecstatic Dance at Wesleyan: Where Movement Becomes a Language of Liberation

February 8, 2024, by Dove Bonjean-Alpart, Staff Writer. 6 Comments

Picture yourself arriving at Lotus House on a Friday night. Upon entering, you receive a warm welcome from fellow enthusiasts of ecstatic dance. You step into the common room, which has been transformed into a cozy space with soft lighting. The dance leaders introduce you to the practice’s guidelines and underlying purpose before launching into […]

“Night Fishing with Ancestors”: Karrabing Film Collective Sheds Light on Australia’s History of Settler Colonialism

February 8, 2024, by Anna Thomas, Assistant Head Copy Editor. 4 Comments

As a part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Center for the Arts, the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery hosted a viewing of the Karrabing Collective’s latest film, “Night Fishing with Ancestors,” on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The collective, which is based in Australia, describes itself as “a grassroots indigenous filmmaking group,” for whom filmmaking provides an avenue […]

“Sum of Its Parts” Gallery Opens in Olin, Highlighting the Interdisciplinary Nature of the Center for the Arts

February 8, 2024, by Caleb Henning, Ting Tsai, Arts & Culture Editor, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

The “Sum of Its Parts,” a gallery focused on art exhibitions that feature a collaboration between multiple artistic disciplines, opened on Thursday, Jan. 25 in Olin Memorial Library. Altogether, the exhibit posits the question: What are the best spaces of creation on campus? In Fall 2023, four students—Ellie Salinas ’24, Marina Cañedo-Argüelles MA ’24, Emerson […]

Cross Talk: Meet Me at Midnight To Talk SZA, Celine Dion, and Other Celebrated Artists at the Grammys

February 8, 2024, by Lyah Muktavaram, Zara Skolnik, Opinion Editor, Assistant Features Editor. 2 Comments

In a cross talk, two writers sit down to discuss a book, movie, TV show, or piece of art they both feel strongly about. Sometimes they disagree; other times, they’re in perfect harmony. Here, Opinion Editor Zara Skolnik and Assistant Features Editor Lyah Muktavaram sat down to talk about the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, which […]

Tuesday, Feb. 6 Comic

February 8, 2024, by Ariana Blaustein, Staff Comic Artist. 1 Comment

Ariana Blaustein can be reached at ablaustein@wesleyan.edu. 

Friday, Feb. 9 Comic

February 8, 2024, by Ali Eckstein, Staff Comic Artist. 4 Comments

Ali Eckstein can be reached aeckstein@wesleyan.edu. 

Sorry, Fans: A Review of New Blue Sun by André 3000

February 5, 2024, by Carter Appleyard, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

In André 3000’s first solo album, New Blue Sun, he does something unexpected. Widely regarded as one of the best rappers of all time for his hip-hop duo, Outkast—which is known for hits such as “Ms. Jackson” and “Hey, Ya!”—André 3000 forfeits this title to explore a new lyric-less ambiance in his new record. Mindful […]

How Do They Write Like They’re Running Out of Time: A Director’s Perspective on One Day Plays

February 5, 2024, by Oluchi Chukwuemeka, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

One Day Plays (ODP) returned to the Patricelli ’92 Theater on Saturday, Feb. 3, marking its second appearance this academic year as well as the first Spike Tape show of this semester. In typical ODP fashion, students collaborated to produce 6 short plays within 24 hours. Writers wrote their plays and cast the actors from 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2 to […]

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