Articles by Eben Blake (19)

Arts & Culture

‘Sweeney Todd’ occupies Wall Street

September 26, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Modern-day reinventions frequently come across as gimmicky in theater and film.

Mark Blyth, professor of international political economy, Fiora MacPherson ’16 and Eoin McGuirk, postdoctoral fellow at the Watson Institute, discuss the origins and implications of the Scottish independence referendum.

University News

Panel decodes Scottish referendum

September 23, 2014 1 comment

The referendum, which would have made Scotland an independent and sovereign nation, failed last Thursday, with about 55 percent of people voting against it.


Heroin, opioid overdoses rise in R.I. as state works to combat crisis

September 18, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The Rhode Island Department of Health unveiled new numbers earlier this month on the rise of heroin and opioid overdoses in the state.

University News

Symposium addresses inmate reintegration

September 17, 2014 Comments are Disabled

“Our beginnings have already been established, but our ends are nowhere in sight,” voiced performers from the College and Community Fellowship’s Theater.

Science & Research

Students play ‘Chicken’ in Faunce

September 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Students got to experience life from the eyes of a chicken during a virtual reality simulation hosted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Arts & Culture

‘Frank’ out-enchants ‘Magic’

September 5, 2014 1 comment

Despite its title, “Magic in the Moonlight,” Woody Allen’s latest film, fails to suspend our disbelief or cast any real enchantment.

‘Violet’ finds meaning in the skin-deep

Arts & Culture, Video

‘Violet’ finds meaning in the skin-deep

April 24, 2014 1 comment

“Violet,” directed by Skylar Fox ’15, deals with problems of appearance, and avoiding the cliche, it does not discredit the power of the superficial.

Steven Knight’s film “Locke” examines human vulnerability and the desire to maintain a normal life in the face of obstacles. The film was screened Tuesday as part of the Ivy Film Festival.

Arts & Culture

Film probes anxiety, crisis from the driver’s seat

April 18, 2014 1 comment

“Locke” turns a potential trap of contrived minimalism into a brilliant, provoking and enthralling film.

The powwow also included a dance competition for boys. Traditional Native American dances, including the Grass Dance, the Jingle Dance and the Eastern War Dance, live on in younger generations, who are taught dance steps and sportmanship at a young age.

Arts & Culture

Powwow seeks to uphold Native traditions, values

April 8, 2014 2 comments

Brown’s Native American Heritage Series and Native Americans at Brown hosted the Spring Thaw Powwow for students and local Native American communities.