Visual Artist Strives To Capture The Invisible

“I have a mantra that all art is sacred,” says artist Emily Ann Pothast. “If you’re looking at something and you can’t figure out whether or not it’s sacred, then I wouldn’t call it art.” Pothast’s new multimedia art exhibit, “Drawing God from Direct Observation,” explores the human creative practice as a function of spirituality ...

Neon Taco Outshines Other Hill Munchies

When it’s a Friday night and you’re a couple margaritas deep, there’s nothing better than some authentic Mexican street food. So when I heard Capitol Hill’s festive cantina Nacho Borracho was opening a new taco counter called Neon Taco, I figured I’d test it out. (You know, as a service to my fellow weekend warriors.) ...

Our Editors Take On The Oscar Roster

AMERICAN SNIPER Harrison Bucher | Staff Writer Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” depicts the life Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history. Cooper delivered a masterful performance demonstrating the impact that involvement in a war can have on a person. He paints a clear picture of the emotional toll that comes from ...

SU Directors Spotlight The Frustrations And Revelations Of The Creative Process

Inspiration. An idea. Passion. The drive to put it down on paper. Frustration, revision and more frustration. Then, all of a sudden, that original idea has morphed into something likeable, something good, something completely off from the beginning. Sound familiar? It should to anyone that has taken on the process of writing. Three student-directed one ...

Music Notes: Punk in Love (Vol. 2)

Single or not, when Valentine’s Day rolls around everyone is sick of the sappy love songs. And so, as a Valentine’s Day gift to you, I’ve compiled a list of 14 punk love songs with a little more bite. The following is a compilation of some of the greatest punk love songs from the 80s, ...

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