Archives - Olivia Alger

Creative Arts Club brings a Met Gala to the May Room

Walking into the May Room was like entering a totally transformed space, and one that was completely full.

My birthday, my brother, and me

Ultimately, I think both of us are afraid of getting older. Our birthdays are a time for bittersweet reflection.

Super Bowl: Fun to say, not to eat

Super bowl parties can be fun, or at least entertaining, as long as you avoid allergens.

BSU Step Show never fails to bring energy, enthusiasm

Ultimately, what strikes me about BSU’s step competition is that it seems to be one of the few events on campus that attracts a lot of the local community.

Aliens exist during NJR’s ‘Final Frontier’ show

On Saturday, the Drama House was decked out for the house show called the “Final Frontier,” featuring all songs about the sun, moon, and stars.

Friday night at the Bug Jar was just weird enough

We were there to see the Demos, the last group that climbed onstage.

The strangeness of love and war in Eastman’s Opera Theater

I’ve seen two operas in my short life. One was a quirky high school production where my friends wore boas…

AAS professor Tinsely visits UR, speaks on black femme revolution

Last Monday, the typically black office chairs in the Humanities Center were stitched with sayings like “here to stay,” “evolve…

Author and smooth talker Ann Patchett visits Strong

Sarah Mangelsdorf welcomed Ann Patchett to Strong Auditorium on Saturday afternoon by listing a few of her accolades — an…

How Paper Mate Clearpoint™ Mechanical Pencils caused my moral downfall

One weeknight in seventh grade, I babysat for my social studies teacher’s two children. I was almost 13 and things…