• On Photographing at Memorials

    Spencer Cohen thinks about the ramifications of photographing aesthetic memorials.

    Tourists taking pictures of themselves in Times Square, New York City.

    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Isn’t New

    Stephen T Casper dives into the history of CTE and its many coverups.

    Between Wives: S.H.E and the Making of a Homosocial Myth

    Paris Shih charts his own path of self-discovery through the growth of the Taiwanese girl group S.H.E.

    Food for the Soul, Art of the Flesh: Classical Music, COVID-19, and the Body

    Shannon Draucker finds complicated comfort in classical music during a difficult time.

    William Morris, Utopian Socialism, and the Value of Art over Numbers

    Anna Neill ponders what population and utopian visionaries like William Morris and Thomas Malthus have to say about our current climate and pandemic woes.

    Time to Say Goodbye for the Summer

    Greg Gerke looks nostalgically at Tin Men, Fine Young Cannibals, and the summer of 1987 as he remembers his father.

    Gen Z Cannot Live with Work, Nor Without It

    George Alliger analyzes the rising anti-work sentiment among younger generations.

    Turning Contemporary Fiction into Cocktails

    Lindsay Merbaum finds a unique way to transform narrative into beverage.

    The Ableist Blockbuster

    As Disability Pride Month draws to a close, Mark Ozdoba reflects on the pervasiveness of ableism in the contemporary film industry.

    Shame, Class and Sexuality in Contemporary France: Édouard Louis’ Socio-Political Autofiction

    Esmé O'Keeffe synthesizes the themes in Édouard Louis' early works.