Tag: life

  • Faculty Senate wrestles with issues in residential and social life

    The Faculty Senate tackled a lack of student engagement with neighborhood system at its first meeting of the academic year on Thursday. University leadership acknowledged student criticism of the neighborhood system and shared plans for improvement. It was the Senate’s first meeting following transitions in University leadership. Interim President Richard Saller and Provost Jenny Martinez…

  • Taylor Swift’s legendary Eras Tour: A ‘celebration of life’ for Swifties and non-Swifties alike

    We were both young when I first saw her — I close my eyes, and the flashback starts: it’s a school-wide talent show, I am five years old and the four sixth-grade girls singing “Love Story” are the only act that catch my attention. Fast forward fifteen years: last Thursday, I watched Taylor Swift, in…

  • Life lessons from the NBA playoffs

    The Milwaukee Bucks, widely projected to win the 2023 NBA championship, just lost in the first round of the NBA playoffs on April 26. After the series-ending Game 5, I posted on Instagram that I was heartbroken, and I made crying sounds while watching the Bucks lose in overtime. But what stunned me into silence…

  • What lies ‘Beyond Here?’: Cantor displays Latin American life across space and time

    “The photographer here engages his sitter as a co-author in the performance of a fiction,” read the description of “El Hombre Araña” (or “Spider Man”), a photograph of a man with a tarantula on his forehead. This sentiment echoed through my head as I walked through the must-see photo exhibition “Más Allá: The Judy and…