Go \’Green\’

I\’ll blame it on my dad and his composting pile that I got into the environment. Or maybe the fact that my mom just brought me an old book of hers called \”Ecology and Man\” (featuring a post-it note with the letters \”WO\” in front of \”Man\” – thanks, mom.) I guess I come by […]

Funny in Any Faith

[mosque]Imagine being in line to board a flight while a man in front of you is talking on the phone with someone else, using words like “suicide” and “bomb.” Obviously, you only hear his side, and immediately think the worst: he must be Muslim and he must be planning on blowing up you and the […]

Madam President

[whitehouse]We go to school and live in a state where women rule (if not in the all-encompassing sense, then at least in the literal way.) We’ve got Lou Anna K. Simon as our prez, Jennifer Granholm (D – Mich.) as our governor and Debbie Stabenow (D – Mich.) as one-half of a kickin’ Senate duo. […]

Madam President

[building] We go to school and live in a state where women rule (if not in the all-encompassing sense, then at least in the literal way.) We’ve got Lou Anna K. Simon as our prez, Jennifer Granholm (D – Mich.) as our governor and Debbie Stabenow (D – Mich.) as one-half of a kickin’ Senate […]

Scene and Heard

SCENE Tibetan Monks Visit Kresge Art Museum– The Tibetan art will be on display at Kresge May 1-7. The May Revolution– A film written and directed by English senior Ben Bode, and starring studio art junior Kevin Zmick and English senior Christin Trogan. The movie is loosely based on The Catcher in the Rye, a […]

Scene and Heard

SCENE Obras de Mexico– This exhibit features Mexican artists from the twentieth century and is in Kresge Art Museum from March 25– April 30. Artists include David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, Jean Charlot, Alfredo Zalce and Juan Salazar. Friday Night Film Series– A French New Wave film, Breathless, will play in the MSU library’s […]

Best You\’ve Never Heard: The Velvet Audio

His body writhed and twisted across the carpeted floor, with no apparent concern for rug burns or muddy shoe prints. Marlon Hauser, the dynamic lead singer of Velvet Audio, a Detroit quintet of equally exuberant music-loving kids, brought together this fab five for the sole reason of rocking. And in their case, rocking hard. [band1]Besides […]

Scene and Heard

SCENE Michigan Writer Series– Mark Yakich, a National Poetry Series winner and assistant professor of English at Central Michigan University, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 17 in the MSU Library’s main conference room (W449). Friday Night Film Series– Umberto D will be presented by Joseph Francese, from the department of French, Classics and […]

Scene and Heard

SCENE Blast from the Past: Art of the 1960s– Kresge Art Museum will feature a prolific spread of 55 works, including pop art, abstract expressionism, figurative expressionism, color field painting, geometric abstraction and op art. The exhibit is at Kresge from Jan. 9- March 19. ? Being a Young Poet in the Cafes of New […]

The Chronicles of Nanowrimo

In the terms of Nanowrimo, the National Novel Writing Month contest, I am a complete and utter failure. As I write this on the 19th of November, past the halfway mark in which 25,000 words should have magically traveled from my brain down to the tips of my fingers and into my Apple, I’ve found […]