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Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Grace Prosniewski: Your upcoming million-dollar novel

BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI

For those of us who are graduating in May, there’s a very different emotion to contend with: fear.

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It could be a problem if you still think museums are boring …

BY GRACE HAMILTON

An appreciation for museums ensures that learning doesn’t stop the second the class period ends, when we graduate college or after we get a job. There is always more to be seen, more histories to be opened up, more piles of rock to stand on.

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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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Roberto Bolaño biography captures significance of late writer

BY COSMO PAPPAS

Maristain’s biography is a welcome and enjoyable salve to any inclination to write out the life of an author, as if writers in writing forgot to live or only did so by accident.

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Ryoji Ikeda's 'superposition' electrifies Power Center

Courtesy of Fidelis Fuchs

BY COSMO PAPPAS

Ikeda, who was born in Japan and now resides and works primarily out of Paris, is a world-renowned visual artist and electronic composer who has exhibited work and put up installations in many major metropolitan areas.

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Daily Book Review: Facts, humor and heart in 'The Birth of the Pill'

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

While we’ve advanced technology and medicine for the benefit of women, Eig’s story reminds us of the need to appreciate and carry forth the fiery passion women like Margaret Sanger had for the cause.

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