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University of Michigan Musuem of Art

I’m not advocating for some sort of crusade against elevators — “Cut the Cables of Oppression!” — all I’m saying is that staircases have been here before elevators and will probably be here after.

Bird
Original Character, Do Not Steal

— Shima Sadaghiyani, Daily Music Editor

 

“Zipperhead” Store, South Street

I’m haunted by giant black ants.

Prince: The Hits

This introduction seems futile; no amount of vague, attention-piquing description or scene-setting could do the topic of this piece the proper justice. So, I’ll just tell it like it is: I’m here to talk about Prince.

Germany

Despite being employed by a newspaper for which I write about “the arts” on a regular basis, my artistic tastes are quite underdeveloped.

Ghungroos

One of the earliest childhood memories that I posses took place on the kindergarten playground. It was a crisp Michigan fall day and I was wearing an oversize pink windbreaker.

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Pisces season, a time of heightened emotions and gentleness, but also of creativity and trusting too much, is coming to a close this week. The new moon was in Pisces this past weekend, bringing a time for being compassionate with yourself.

Frank Ocean

I have a confession to make. I did not like Blonde on my first listen. In a word, it was cold; compared to Channel Orange’s vibrant neo-soul soundtrack for an endless summer, Blonde was the bitter wind whipping across a snow-blanketed landscape.

A young Ezra

When I was just starting middle school, I thought Garrett Conners was the coolest person I had ever met in my entire life. Even though he was three years older than me, my friend Jared and I wanted to be just like him.