Mahnoor Raza
Culture Editor
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Articles by Mahnoor

Students mesmerized by multicultural celebration

“This feels like D-Day, but the D stands for diversity,” visibly-excited sophomore Chad Smith told the Campus Times during a mid-program intermission.

Rereading ‘The Odyssey’: Personal and political translations

In many ways, Mendelsohn’s visit to the University was focused on expanding our understanding of the many voyages we embark on throughout our lives.

“Sites and Non-Sites”: An exhibit of glacial proportions

This site-specific installation represents how “the natural rhythms of the earth, although slow and sometimes not obvious, impact how we live today.”

Looking back on pandemic-time play

We will also look back on this period through the lens of the art that defined it, and as one of the most immersive forms of entertainment, video games have made a definitive mark on our shared memory of the pandemic.  

Pressing play in a world on pause

Music has enabled us to wallow in our emotions and connect with ourselves and others who were feeling the same way. For these reasons, the noticeable increase in our consumption and sharing of music comes as no surprise.

Voting out the imposter within

Most of us are intimately familiar with imposter syndrome:  the feeling of inadequacy that leads to you to think that everyone else is smarter than you.