Archives - Olivia Alger

‘Contagion’ sweeps all other pandemic movies

Right now, everybody’s watching “Contagion.”

Online learning deals musical education a blow 

The world of music education is a wildly different one, and, thus, so was the transition to online classes. 

Visiting author Valeria Luiselli reads stories from the border in newest novel

“It’s a book with immigration, but not a book about immigration,” Luiselli said. “I’m not interested in writing a story that’s relatable.” 

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…