Archive for Arts/Culture

Opinion: Why I love “Shake it Off”

On Monday, Aug. 18, Taylor Swift released her newest single, “Shake it Off,” the first single from her upcoming pop album. Yes, pop album. And, as far as I’ve observed, listeners either love it or hate [...]

A senior’s reflection on Albion College

If you had told me three years ago that I would be looking for jobs in the publishing industry with an Albion College degree in communication studies and a minor in religious studies, I would have [...]

Review: Senior Art Show

The Senior Show is a gallery that is set up and features art from the graduating art majors. They use work from their entire collegiate experience to display how they have grown throughout the years.   [...]

Review: Blue Ruin

Rich Morgan, ’14 Blue Ruin is the movie that I didn’t know I had been waiting for. It is the anti-Captain America. In a summer sure to be riddled with high-profile sci-fi and action blockbusters, Blue [...]

Review: Captain America

Spoiler Alert: this review contains details concerning the film’s later plot elements and major themes. Those of you who wish to preserve the mystery until viewing, do not read further. Seriously, I’m going talk about some [...]

Creativity: the secret to enjoying Baldwin food

There is no doubt that trips to the college cafeteria become monotonous. Naturally, we start heading straight for our favorite food stations upon entry and suddenly it’s Thursday and we realize we’ve eaten pasta and chocolate [...]

Review: Game of Thrones Season Premiere

SPOILER ALERT: This review contains spoilers. Sunday, April 6 marked the long-awaited return of HBO’s award-winning fantasy drama series, Game of Thrones, as it kicked off the fourth season with an episode entitled “Two Swords.” If [...]

Review: HIMYM series finale

On Monday, March 31, the CBS comedy that many of us know and love came to an end. After nine spectacular seasons that took us through both heartbreaks and laughs, How I Met Your Mother came [...]

Behind the scenes with Less is More

The ukulele and acoustic guitar hummed throughout Mac’s Bar as the crowd anticipated feel-good tunes from the local musicians Less is More  with the hope of being guided through musical bliss. However, for Jane Finkel and [...]

Opinion: Miley Cyrus sociology course

Starting this summer, Skidmore College, a small, private, liberal arts college in New York, is offering a course titled “The Sociology of Miley Cyrus.” As a sociology major and a pop culture enthusiast, I am thrilled [...]