Whisspering in Weldon

Stop. Pause. Listen. Let’s face it: by the time March rolls around, most students are so busy with assignments, studying for exams, and just trying to stay afloat that they have probably forgotten what it is that brought them here in the first place. It’s the fault of our system, our society, that puts so…

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My Art. Our Art.

The original idea behind this project was twofold. First, I wanted it to be a culminating project that reflected the four years I have spent studying the arts and humanities. Second, I wanted it to show how the arts and humanities can change a space and I wanted to do this very physically. I wanted…

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Just4Girls Magazine: A Closer Look at Community Engaged Learning

As part of my SASAH Experiential Learning course, I worked with a London-based organization called LIFE*SPIN, which is dedicated to empowering low-income families by running fundraising events, providing financial aid, and educational resources. More particularly, I worked with their Just4Girls group, which is a social group for female-identifying individuals aged 13-18 that meets once a…

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Translation, Teenagers, and Truth: A Comparison of Content between West Side Story & Romeo and Juliet

This project was completed for Dr. Christine Sprengler’s first-year SASAH course. Through the script of a fictional radio show, this piece views the translation of Romeo and Juliet into the Broadway musical West Side Story through the lens of modernism and postmodernism to determine which sensibility the musical processes. An androgynous and ambiguous radio show…

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