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Not Constantinople, But Still Delicious

November 14, 2014
Although my grandfather likes to remind me at restaurants that you “can’t eat atmosphere,” Istanbul has a pretty good one. My lunchmate, Kellen, likened the decorations to those in his Russian grandmother’s apartment, a remarkably high compliment (although perhaps not the one Istanbul was going for given that it’s a Turkish restaurant.)
A new fantastic point of view!

Brave New Urban World

September 19, 2014
Although it suggests a radical reconfiguration of every aspect of life as we know it, the basic idea that people have the potential to organize themselves and their future world is empowering.

What’s Cooler Than Being Kool?

September 12, 2014
The Marlboro Man, everyone’s favorite cigarette-selling American cowboy, appears to have fallen off of his high horse. He’s just not as hip as he used to be: His image shifts from iconic bad boy to ironic object of ridicule in Selling Smoke: Tobacco Advertising and Anti-smoking Campaigns at the Harvey Cushing library. The Medical School exhibit chronicles the sociocultural phenomenon of cigarette smoking through advertisements, photographs, articles and public service announcements from the William Van Duyn collection.
Joan enters a whole new world.

Joan of Brooklyn, Looking for Trouble

April 18, 2014
God, a caucasian middle-aged man of medium height and slim build, who dresses casually and slicks his hair back in grey paste, is disappointed with the current state of things. But he’s not yet ready to throw in the towel. This he explains to Joan-of-Arc the final scene of “A New Saint for a New World,” the only scene in which he appears in the flesh.
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Navigating the Nature of Knowledge

April 4, 2014
The language of love and the language of science do not often find themselves in correspondence, but their discourse in Arcadia seems natural. The play oscillates between present-day and 18th century sets in England, within the same house. The opening scene reveals 13-year-old Thomasina, played by Eliza Hopkins ‘17, sitting at the table with her »