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To All My Listeners Out There

February 21, 2014 • 0
If I accomplish little in life, I will at least be able to say that I singlehandedly caused the Berkeley Master’s Office to impose practice hours, so that the poor souls upstairs can sleep a little.
Peter Thiel doesn't really believe in your education.

The Other Way to Learn

October 18, 2013 • 11
The Thiel Fellowship application opens with a challenge: “tell us how you would like to change the world.”
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BLANK PAGE // FICTION FEARS

September 13, 2013 • 0
Sitting in Intro to Creative Writing this semester, I look at the other students in the room and wonder how much of themselves they place in their fiction. I wonder whether their dialogues are based on conversations they have sort of had and whether their characters’ thoughts are based on their own. I squirm and look down at times, feeling as though I know their secrets, even though they have never shared them with me.
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Yaledancers Own the Stage

April 12, 2013 • 2329
As organ music blared through the speakers, a troop of jean-jacket-clad dancers bowed their heads, and, slowly, delicately, touched one another’s fingertips.
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Société Anonyme: back from the dead

January 18, 2013 • 0
The Yale University Art Gallery’s exhibition “Société Anonyme: Modernism for America” is what some might call “all over the place.”
Let's have some fun, this beat is sick...

Dances to Fit Everyone’s Groove

November 30, 2012 • 3906
Train is not usually played back-to-back with Missy Elliot and Rihanna, but at the Groove Dance Company’s shows, anything is fair game. In keeping with the group’s previous productions, the 10th anniversary event is a showcase of all styles of dance, with everything from raunchy hip-hop to graceful ballet worked into the 11 different pieces and 5 interludes.
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Gay Pastoral

November 9, 2012 • 0
Charming fifth-grader Emory may frequently be found playing with a Barbie doll or practicing a ribbon dance for his debut on the TV show “Reach for the Stars.” But despite his joy in such play, his no-nonsense Nanna reminds him that he’s a boy, and boys just don’t do that sort of thing. Set on »