Danielle Cohen

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Student Writers Share Their Works in Progress

by Danielle Cohen, Associate Arts Editor. 1 Comment

Writers for the University’s Student-Run Press Share Their Eclectic Mix of Works

In Defense of: “Gossip Girl”

by Danielle Cohen, Assistant Arts Editor. 21 Comments

What made “Gossip Girl” so appealing, despite its lunacies?

“Experimenter” Explores the Life of Stanley Milgram

by Danielle Cohen, Assistant Arts Editor. Comments Off on “Experimenter” Explores the Life of Stanley Milgram

“Experimenter” sheds new light on Stanley Milgram’s infamous experiments.

“Hotline Bling” Takes the Art of the Self-Meme to New Heights

by Danielle Cohen, Assistant Arts Editor . 5 Comments

“Hotline Bling” has become the inescapable hit of the fall.

MoMA Displays Picasso’s Eclectic Mix of Sculptures

by Danielle Cohen, Assistant Arts Editor. Comments Off on MoMA Displays Picasso’s Eclectic Mix of Sculptures

Daveed Diggs Turns Rap Political

by Danielle Cohen, Assistant Arts Editor. Comments Off on Daveed Diggs Turns Rap Political

Daveed Diggs’ raps take a political stand, off and on Broadway.

Daniel Beaty Brings Slam Poetry to CFA

by Danielle Cohen, Assistant Arts Editor. Comments Off on Daniel Beaty Brings Slam Poetry to CFA

Trauma and healing form the foundation of poet Daniel Beaty’s stellar slam.

Wesleyan Theater Alumni Impress at Panel

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“Diary of a Teenage Girl” Deftly Tackles Sensitive Topics

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Sarsgaard, Wiig, and newcomer Powley help bring “Diary of a Teenage Girl” to bizarre, tender life.

“Hamilton” is a Non-Stop Revolution

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

“Hamilton” dominates Broadway by digging into the past to create something very new.

Hella Good: “Tragikingdom” Proves the Stuff-ani of Genius

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Hella Good: “Tragikingdom” Proves the Stuff-ani of Genius

“Tragikingdom,” an original student musical, went up in the Westco Café last weekend to the tune of No Doubt.

“The Subway Ride” Provides Creative Outlet for Community

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Giants, Ghosts, and Wolves Prowl “Into the Woods”

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Second Stage’s production of “Into the Woods” features 17 actors and a 12-piece orchestra.

Fashion Show Displays Vivid, Diverse Design

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Fashion Show Displays Vivid, Diverse Design

In “One Night in Beckham: An All Black Affair,” students presented fashion designed to exhibit Wesleyan’s diversity.

Nuclear Fusion: Dance Crew Takes Over Allbritton Steps

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“Wescussion” Formed to Promote Campus Dialogue

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. Comments Off on “Wescussion” Formed to Promote Campus Dialogue

Misha VanEaton ’18 and Aaron Stryker ’18 formed a new student group called Wescussion to understand issues commonly discussed on campus.

Senior Art Theses Make Zilkha Into a Canvas for Tough Topics

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Senior Art Theses Make Zilkha Into a Canvas for Tough Topics

Over the course of four weeks, Zilkha Gallery is exhibiting senior art theses that tackle topics from AIDS to Asian stereotypes.

University Discusses Green Corps Training

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer . Comments Off on University Discusses Green Corps Training

On Thursday, March 26, Isabel Stern ’14 conducted an activist training workshop to discuss the Green Corps.

Joy Anderson ’89 Discusses Criterion Structure Lab

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Joy Anderson ’89 Discusses Criterion Structure Lab

On Tuesday, March 3, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship presented a Structure Lab run by Joy Anderson ’89.

“Overheard” (Eaves)Drops onto Second Stage

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Ron Padgett Brings Joy and Humility to Russell House

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Ron Padgett Brings Joy and Humility to Russell House

Padgett’s poetry combined massive abstraction and concrete detail to create disorienting closeness.

“A Body In Places” Makes a Dance Studio of Olin Memorial Library

by Danielle Cohen, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Eiko Otake danced throughout the whole of Olin Memorial Library on Monday, Feb. 23. Her performance explored the human experience following the nuclear tragedy in Fukushima in 2011.

NPR’s “Serial” is Proof Positive of the Essential Relationship Between Art, Journalism, and Justice

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. 2 Comments

Real Food Challenge Group Discusses Sustainable Options

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Real Food Challenge Group Discusses Sustainable Options

The first informational meeting for the Real Food Challenge was held on Monday, Feb. 16.

“Home At Last?” Film to Screen

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on “Home At Last?” Film to Screen

On Wednesday, there will be a screening of a PBS documentary called “Home at Last?”

Girlpool Thrills Art House with Jagged Sound

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Girlpool Thrills Art House with Jagged Sound

Girlpool’s show at Art House filled the intimate space with the band’s raucous, cacophonous sound.

Look What We Did: First Semester at Wesleyan

by Sonya Bessalel, Danielle Cohen, Aaron Stagoff-Belfort, Contributing Writer & Staff Writers. Comments Off on Look What We Did: First Semester at Wesleyan

After their first semester at Wesleyan, our Arts writers looked back on their experiences.

“Renditions of Form” Exhibit Considers Inhabiting the Body

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Student artwork will be on display in the Zelnick Pavilion through Nov. 25.

Fondakowski Brings “SPILL” Back to Campus

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Screenwriters Lounge Incubates Student Work

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Miranda ’02 Brings Stories of “In The Heights” to CFA Hall

by Danielle Cohen, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Miranda ’02 Brings Stories of “In The Heights” to CFA Hall

“In The Heights” creator returns to preview new music and remember the old.

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