“You don’t need money to create theater, you just need a space that exists already,” Harmer said.
No matter how different all these songs might be, if they’re on the list it's because we’re thankful they exist.
What makes this story such a quintessential melodrama is both the nature of the characters and the fact that none of them are what they initially seem.
"I think [the event] is important because Emerson is so lacking in diversity." —Sophomore Christopher Streat
"Any kind of art form really helps people express their bottled-up emotions, and it also gives the opportunity for us to learn." —Junior Madeleine Derveloy
It is in emotion that Fiona Apple finds strength.
“People don’t seem to see people with disabilities as being sexual, and, trust me, I am,” Smith said.
All of the panelists expressed hope in the future and the ability of the American people—particularly younger generations—to enact change.
"We get to portray things in a way that women are thinking about in their day-to-day lives." —Beth Newell, co-founder of Reductress
Reading Homegoing feels less like you’re experiencing the novel’s plot with the characters so much as it feels like you’re floating above them—dipping into their lives when their personal narratives have reached a turning point and then dipping back out to view their family lineage from a bird’s eye view.
Rap music, disco, race, gangs, young love, and really short shorts are all featured in Netflix’s new series The Get Down. The show tells the eccentric tale of the birth of hip-hop in the South Bronx in the late ‘70s. The concept was created by Baz Luhrmann, who has won multiple awards for his work on Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby.
To some, this election is a joke. For others, they joke about the election for a living. Last Friday, six comedy, politics, and communications professionals gathered for a panel moderated by associate professor Gregory Payne in the Bill Bordy Theater. The event was sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Center for Comedic Arts.
It was only a matter of time before it was adapted into a mediocre TV show on FOX.