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“You have to get out of your own way,” Chatelain explained, and not be afraid that someone else might have voiced the same ideas in a better way.

Marcia Chatelain PhD ’08 receives Pulitzer Prize for History for her book ‘Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America’

July 13, 2021 0 comments

On Friday June 11, while feeding her infant son a bottle, Brown University alum and Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain PhD ’08 found out via Twitter that she had become a Pulitzer Prize winner in History for her second book, “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America.”

Lucy Dacus used experiences from her upbringing as inspiration for her album "Home Video."

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‘Home Video’ shows Lucy Dacus at her best

June 30, 2021 0 comments

For years, Lucy Dacus has been one of indie’s best kept secrets. After bubbling under the surface as a member of the group boygenius with Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker and after the release of her first album “No Burden,” Dacus’ sophomore record “Historian” garnered her a reach she’d never had before. 

RISD Museum reopens doors to public

RISD Museum reopens doors to public

June 23, 2021 0 comments

The RISD Museum has reopened as of June 13, after being closed to the public for over a year since March 13, 2020.

Marie Ulven, Norwegian singer-songwriter known as girl in red, has garnered millions of followers on platforms like Spotify and Instagram.

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On the verge of greatness: girl in red releases album ‘if i could make it go quiet’

June 16, 2021 0 comments

Norwegian singer-songwriter Marie Ulven, more widely known as the indie-pop icon girl in red, released her debut album “if i could make it go quiet” April 30 to much anticipation by fans and critics alike. 

Emma Stone shines as Cruella de Vil, the rising-star/budding antagonist on the West End in 70’s London.

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‘Cruella,’ the Disney villainess with a fashionable backstory

June 7, 2021 0 comments

Directed by Craig Gillespie (“I, Tonya”), “Cruella” is a dazzling crime-comedy, villain origin story with a vampy flair distinct from the standard Disney live-action feature.

The distinctly unconventional bronze sculpture was set up across the Friedman Hall, inviting the debate and discussion of passing students.

‘Large Concretised Monument to the Twentieth Century,’ newest installation on College Green

June 3, 2021 3 comments

British contemporary artist Rebecca Warren’s 2007 sculpture ‘Large Concretised Monument to the Twentieth Century’ is the newest addition to the University’s public art collection.

“Cyclopedia Exotica” is Dhaliwal’s second full-length graphic novel.

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“Cyclopedia Exotica” looks at microaggressions, marginalization from a one-eyed perspective

June 1, 2021 1 comment

From the one-eyed point of view of the Cyclops, Aminder Dhaliwal’s graphic novel “Cyclopedia Exotica” examines topics ranging from relationships and community building to microaggressions and casual bigotry, all planted in a world where Cyclopes and human “Two-Eyes” live among one another.

Rodrigo’s first studio-length album, “Sour,” was released May 21 to widespread acceptance and popularity amongst Gen Z-ers.

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Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘SOUR,’ the onset of the TikTok Era of Music

May 27, 2021 0 comments

Olivia Rodrigo has become a name that everybody recognizes — whether you’ve spent hours watching TikTok videos to her debut single ‘drivers license,’ released earlier this year, or you’ve heard the song playing on the radio. 

U. alums to produce, star in collection of short musicals ‘Together Apart’

U. alums to produce, star in collection of short musicals ‘Together Apart’

May 25, 2021 0 comments

“Together Apart,” a series of seven 10-minute musicals written, composed, directed by and starring University alums, will premiere on May 27 at 8:30 p.m. EDT. The performance will be broadcasted over Zoom and will be available for viewing for the entire weekend through May 30. 

Brown music community adapts during COVID-19 pandemic

Brown music community adapts during COVID-19 pandemic

May 25, 2021 0 comments

Last year, many lives were upended as the world went into lockdown. For the music community, however, the sting of the shutdowns was particularly harsh.