Culture

An interview with Alexa Silverman, member of UR’s jazzy indie rock band ‘The Recall’

On April 10, UR students performed one of the first live concerts advertised to UR students since the onset of the pandemic this time last year. 

Liv on the Edge: The return of Y2K and the effect of the media machine

The resurgence of the early 2000s in the past few years has illuminated the detrimental effects of the tabloid decade, but such behavior doesn’t stop there.

Revisiting ‘Superman for All Seasons’

“Superman For All Seasons” is a thoughtful, subtle, and frankly beautiful coming of age story for Superman.

CT Cooks: Eggs

Eggs can be a bit controversial in diet communities. I, however, love them unconditionally. 

A brief introduction to the yangqin

It was fascinating to learn about the yangqin and a joy to watch Wenzhuo perform on it from the comfort of my home this past Sunday.

CT Cook(ie)s: Not vanilla, never vanilla

This week I was desperately craving chocolate (not plain vanilla, never vanilla), and I decided to make chocolate chocolate chip cookies to quench this.

CT Eats: Cereal-infused waffles from Morgan’s Cereal Bar

In October of last semester, I promised myself that I would visit Morgan’s Cereal Bar. And lo and behold, a quick five months later, I finally accomplished my goal! 

Liv on the Edge: Meghan and Diana

Fans of Meghan Markle have been drawing comparisons between her interview with Oprah and the one Princess Diana gave in 1995 with BBC journalist Martin Bashir.

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.  

Liv on the Edge: Springtime, sadness, and sunflower seeds

The most important thing to do when we’re sad, even though it’s hard, is to take care of ourselves. Today, I’m recommending something that will make that a little easier as spring comes closer — it’s called “Plant Nanny 2,” an app that reminds you to drink water and stay hydrated.