The thing about Mayflowers is that they grow unyielding to your presence or absence. Delicate though they are, […]
For as long as humanity has existed, so has art. We started on cave walls, images displayed to the world; eventually, beauty became a thing to be owned and not shared, housed within walls instead of upon them. Community art is a return to form allowing art’s beauty and message to be shared with the world.
Sex, penis, vagina, masturbation, orgasm. Somehow, throughout history, sex has become one of the most popular subjects of […]
At the beginning of the pandemic, one could have been able to predict a number of trends re-emerging, […]
Maybe they’re uttered to a friend, veiled as a joke or maybe they are a part of an internal monologue as someone tries to pull themselves out of bed in the morning. But these sentiments are ones that wear an individual down, making just getting through the day a Sispheyan feat.
My work-life balance amounts to an abysmal ratio, as the only time I am truly away from work is when I venture off campus either for a trip down Boston Post Road or for a longer stay home. This is a reality for many college students, part time and full time alike; work-life balance is hard to obtain and would come at the expense of professional advancement and achievement.
The scene set: “SomeboDY sedATE me!” screams a young adult after they drop their phone on the ground; one friend, deadpan, replies, “good soup,” and another looks at them, fully bites their bottom lips, scrunches their eyebrows, forms a V-shape with the thumb and index finger under their chin and groans. The peers around them either don’t react or give a confirmatory nod at the situation and go on with their life. You’re flabbergasted, naturally.
ms serve as a window into the past, an immersive experience that transports the observer into a moment in time. Immersion is achieved through the creation of elaborate displays, objects and artifacts from the targeted period. While it is overlooked, museums are commonly a product of the history they claim to preserve, whether knowingly or not, this is born from a complicated history of artifacts acquisition. Such acquisition includes blatant theft of artifacts to more grey areas that have legal precedent and implications. These unethical and morally grey instances have led to an increased controversy surrounding the topic of artifact repatriation and restoration to their original cultural homes.
In the wake of Pride month, the demand to “Stop making everything gay,” echos in my head. The complaint is not always quite that direct, but among brands temporarily incorporating the rainbow into their logos, statements of support for the LGBTQ+ being issued, and abundant Pride celebrations, there are a litany of ways the directive comes through: