The Walkway Of A Divergent

FLOETRY FRIDAYS with Nicole Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is a classic modernist piece of work recognized by many. It touches on a topic that is extremely relevant and relatable for anyone despite the cultural, linguistic, religious, social and economic upbringings of a person. These internal battles of “what could be” verses “what if” […]

The Unconquerable Will

Thursday Verseday with Arlinda Free will and obedience have always caused a tug-of-war effect on individuals; do we obey what authority figures tell us, or should we decide what we want and what we believe in for ourselves despite the consequences? Although most would agree that we should decide for ourselves, it seems that lately […]

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DAOKO: Electronic Space Dream

Kat’s Music and Comics Corner (Issue #1) Daoko, a Japanese singer and rapper, has a voice that cannot be described in one word. An original sound that encompasses words like haunting, soft, dreamlike. In her newest, eponymous album, DAOKO, she explores the strange and the creepy sounds associated with outer space. Daoko’s voice ranges from […]

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Is 2017 the new 1984?

1984, by George Orwell The novel 1984, by George Orwell, is a dystopian novel set in the year 1984 in the nation of Oceania. The novel follows the life of the protagonist, Winston Smith, who begins a secret rebellion against the party and Big Brother. Big Brother is the face of the party, his posters […]

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A SEPARATION, EMPATHY

CINÉMONDAYS WITH HARDIK A SEPARATION Dir. Asghar Farhadi (Iran) Nader wants to continue taking care of his father who suffers from Alzheimer’s, and wife Simin wants out; she wants a better future for their daughter abroad. In Asghar Farhadi’s Iranian masterpiece, A Separation, these choices entail choices of other important characters surrounding their lives. And […]

Tenth: In Retrospection

“Where does a thought go when it’s forgotten?”— Sigmund Freud I don’t know, Dr Freud; I am into retrospection. —————— Yes, retrospect. —————— Today was the last day of scheduled classes at Lehman. [Teach me how to whistle like that.] And there’s no better timing that to dust off our blog posts here — the […]

Open Mic Night: Fall 2016

Open Mic Night was a rather successful and enjoyable event! There were chips, drinks, dessert and pizza for the taking. The room was lit up around the walls with lights and streamers that hung across the ceiling. The stage was lit, the mic was on and the host was ready to go!