Community Culture

Evan Ware

Throughout his early career, Ware described treating his art as refuge from this abuse. During his doctoral studies, however, Ware decided to write a symphony about his experiences. This work, which eventually became Ware’s first symphony, dealt with the trauma male survivors frequently face in a society with rigid definitions of masculinity and masculine emotions.

Dana Pierangeli

I walked into the Michigan Theatre with “God, I Hate Shakespeare” from the musical “Something Rotten” stuck in my head. I don’t actually hate Shakespeare anymore.

The cast of Legally Blonde performs "What You Want" in the Power Center last weekend.

d’Avila set out to reinvent what we think of when we think “Elle Woods” and her connection to modern, third wave feminism.


This summer, I’ll be taking the LSAT and applying to law schools. Somewhere over the course of the next two years, I’ll likely be moving out of my home state of Michigan for the first (official) time to attend law school. For some reason, I’m more excited than nervous about all of these things.

A$AP Ferg

SpringFest, the largest student-run event on campus, is an all-day festival and nighttime benefit concert.

Frida Kahlo

Here’s how I know that the word “feminism” is stigmatized. Until recently, I’ve said the words “I’m a feminist” self-consciously. I’ve gotten some uncomfortable laughter, quick looks downward and blank stares.

Eli Rallo

Her first priority is never and would never be herself. Perhaps this is a part of motherhood, or perhaps this is just part of her.


The London Philharmonia’s performance for the University Musical Society in Hill Auditorium this past Thursday was a tour de force in late-19th-century German orchestral music.

Nitya Gupta

Before movies and television shows were created, people used to gather together and tell stories as a means of entertainment.

“Value the Voice,” a storytelling series, brings us back to the basics, honoring the power behind spoken word and gathering in an intimate space.

Dana Pierangeli

Not only do the students become more comfortable onstage and grow as singers from performing themselves, but they also gain valuable insight by watching their peers.