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Erika Harwood: 'Plus-sized' models and the weight of labeling

BY ERIKA HARWOOD

New pseudo-scandals regarding the size of female models pop up a few times each year. It’s the constant discussion that will never go away, but dear god, I wish it would.

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'Dead Man Walking' brings opera to students

BY REBECCA GODWIN

“Dead Man Walking,” an opera created by Jake Heggie and Tony-Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, is not your typical opera. This show, put on by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, was powerful, moving and far beyond the expectations of a skeptical college student.

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Famed Art Editor of The New Yorker to speak at Penny Stamps

BY GILLIAN JAKAB

Perhaps no one is more responsible for the ascendency of comics than Françoise Mouly, Art Editor of The New Yorker. Mouly brought comics from the fringe underground of basement bookstores to the haute-couture of The New Yorker covers and museum retrospectives.

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Kathleen Davis: Our closets, our canvases

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

Whether conscious or not, the clothes we put on our bodies are the simplest display of creativity we can express with materials we already have in our closets.

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Detroit: Where fashion meets attitude

BY MARA MACLEAN

Companies like Made in Detroit and Detroit vs. Everybody, among others, have emerged as leaders in the pro-Detroit movement

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Gourmet exhibit to showcase rare culinary artifacts

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

This Tuesday, Curator of Culinary History at the University Jan Longone will give a lecture “The Life and Death of Gourmet,” intended to be viewed alongside her exhibit of the same name, located in Hatcher library.

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Groove to bring high-energy performance groups to Thanksgroovin'

BY CAROLINE FILIPS

Throughout its eleven-year presence on campus, Groove has been the University’s premier high-energy percussion and performance group, known for transforming ordinary objects into musical devices.

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Writers to come together at Espresso Royale for Write-a-thon

BY ALEX BERNARD

This Friday, Nov. 14, the Undergraduate English Association (UEA) and Fiction Writers Review will host the “November Write-a-thon,” a 10-hour event dedicated to writing, editing and creating new literature.

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Natalie Gadbois: For my mom and Miranda Hobbes

BY NATALIE GADBOIS

Clearly, everything would be better if we lived in a world where moms and dads and stepparents and those without children all had the agency and means to do whatever they wanted with their lives. Unfortunately, we don’t. This dichotomy between working mothers and non-working ones is no better represented than on TV.

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UMMA exhibit pairs minimalist and contemporary art

BY FRANCESCA KIELB

Reductive Minimalism contains nine pairs of paintings, each focusing on a specific element that both the old and new artist explores. The pairings draw attention to the common ground these women artists share despite generational and cultural differences.

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