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Articles by Alissa Simon (3)

Simon ’25: We’re failing our female artists

Columns, Opinions

Simon ’25: We’re failing our female artists

September 20, 2021 0 comments

At the close of every summer, there seems to be a frantic, retrospective search for the music that defined the season. In honor of this tradition, I’d like to take a moment to draw attention to an album that, thus far, has been subject to insufficient analysis.

Simon ’25: A start to college more tentative than usual

Columns, Opinions

Simon ’25: A start to college more tentative than usual

September 8, 2021 1 comment

The last night before I left home felt biblical. In the days leading up to my departure for my freshman year of college, my hometown was hit by the remnants of Hurricane Ida blowing up the East Coast. I remember winds and claps of thunder so loud they chased away sleep but felt dreamlike all the same.

Simon ’25: Why Olympism isn’t curing us this time

Op-eds, Opinions

Simon ’25: Why Olympism isn’t curing us this time

August 3, 2021 1 comment

The world is on fire, but it’s time to turn on the Olympics again. As our oceans rise and the spread of the Delta variant further exposes deep and defining geopolitical divisions, surfers, track stars and skateboarders from around the world have gathered in Tokyo.