Culture

Not all representation is good representation

All in all, despite all the social progress we’ve made, if Western media can’t do better than this, then I would rather have them not try at all.

A mixed review of Mr. U of R

This year’s Mr. U of R was a welcome return of in-person shenanigans and college kid tomfoolery. Not every joke landed, but everyone had a great time cheering for everybody else.

Silk Sonic’s timeless sound outlives critics’ questions of its authenticity

Silk Sonic manages to bring nostalgia for a beloved era of music, whilst perfectly balancing a carefree self-awareness of its parody with serious artistry.

Feeling all too unwell: The impact of Taylor’s new heart-wrenching short film

The thing about “All Too Well” is that most people have their own person they think of when they hear it, and the short film does a good job of drawing out the memories of that person.

Liv on the Edge: Exploring the origins and effects of camp

Sontag says that to write about camp is to betray it. You have to see it, to experience it, in order to understand what it means. Still, the best definition I can find is one she wrote herself.

Screaming Into the Void: A night with UR’s creative writing faculty

The process is the best part of writing — or any art form, for that matter. It’s where one can find the joy in building their own unique world.

OBOC stuns with “Something About This Night”

Although the group is not wholly composed of innate performers, OBOC’s members’ passion for musical theatre is evident in every number.

She is beauty, she is space

Stargazing is a fun way to de-stress, clear your mind, and just exist with the world around you while seeing something truly beautiful.
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Snail Mail shows maturity and lyricism in new album ‘Valentine’

A departure from her debut album “Lush,” Jordan moves from unrequited love onto love that’s been had and then lost.

Back in black: TOOP’s return to live theater

The show was met with overwhelmingly positive reviews from the audience. There was no shortage of laughter at any point in the performance.