Editor's Note, 4/18/13
Take art personally on this campus, and anywhere. Take it so personally that you have to tell people about it, about why it compels you, about why it’s worth preserving.
Editor's Note, 4/11/13
#artsconfessions: I am a Bio major. #scienceconfessions: I am an editor for this arts publication and I play in the orchestra.
Editor's Note, 4/4/2013
I’m starting to come to grips with the idea that being an artist or a thinker or a journalist isn’t about having been properly educated.
Editor's Note, 3/28/2013
I will never get pleasure from floating through the Bronx at 2 a.m., even if there’s the potential to discover a new haunt or meet Don DeLillo or whatever.
Editor's Note, 3/21/2013
The hardest part about returning to the “paved world” after spending time in the woods is figuring out how to make things seem alive.
Staff Note, 3/7/2013
This was something worse: a fear of becoming an impostor of musical taste, a false authority on art.
Editor's Note, 2/28/13
The major film industry doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. But what you can do is stop giving a damn.
Editor's Note, 2/21/2013
If I could have plagiarized this Editor’s Note from other sources to prove a point, I would have.
Editor's Note, 2/14/2013
Here’s my public service announcement: the creative writing minor is there if you want it.
Editor's Note, 1/31/2013
My little, beautiful, vibrant, cool, intelligent, artistic, progressive Southern town, I thought.
Editor's Note, 1/24/2013
It has become increasingly apparent to me that I should have done more internships.
Editor's Note, 1/17/13
To some, film soundtracks and scores are like seatbelts, always in use but rarely necessary.
Editor's Note, 1/10/13
For a long time, I’ve struggled to reconcile my position as a feminist with my love of hip-hop.
Editor's Note, 12/6/2012
“If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.”
Editor's Note, 11/15/2012
This is an article that contributes to a culturally-perpetuated cycle of how men perceive women: crazy.
Editor's Note, 11/8/2012
Just because YA books are written for a younger audience does not mean they’re inconsequential.
Editor's Note, 11/1/2012
Perhaps the problem is that too many people live their lives without thinking, especially in this age of non-stop screentime and engagement.
Editor's Note, 10/25/2012
There’s a famous quip that many music reviewers know: “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.”
Editor's Note, 10/18/2012
We are all too content to know that another person has the same tastes without wondering how they got there.
Editor's Note, 9/20/12
Just because classical music concerts don’t involve your typical Main Quad bacchanalia does not mean they aren’t worth going to.