Welcome to arts, ink., where our student columnists are given a forum to write about the arts and cultural thoughts that are on their minds! If you’re a U-M student interested in becoming a regular blogger, there may be a position available to get paid for your blogs! Read more about Blogging Opportunities here! Email … Continue reading Welcome to arts, ink.
How do you start a story that takes place in a world as strange as the one found in The Incal? Answer: you toss your protagonist down Suicide Alley; a locale m ore vertical than horizontal; a place where your face meets an acid lake, not concrete. Of course John Difool, the class “R” Licensed … Continue reading Suicide Alley – The Incal
In undergrad, it’s about time that you start narrowing in on a major that will determine the rest of your life. Now is the time when you decide which direction you want to go. If you take x class, it will look good on z application and help you get into y school. If you waste anytime, you’ll fall … Continue reading Try the Eggs Benedict If You Want To
…Wow. I don’t even know how to begin with this book, so I’ll start by copying the description on the inside cover, to give you an idea of what it is if you’re reading this review: “the story of a corner of a room and of the events that have occurred in that space over … Continue reading Book Review – Here
Glance at your closet and look at the kinds of clothes and accessories you own. Then, think of five adjectives that best describe your whole wardrobe. Next, think of five adjectives that fully describe yourself and your personality. Now, compare both groups of words. According to Rachel Zoe, “fashion is a way to say who … Continue reading A Clothes Look At Style
I would hesitate to call Banksy’s art subtle at least in regards to his larger installations like Dismaland, and most recently, the Walled Off Hotel that sits at the barrier separating Israel and Palestine. Like I said, subtlety is not the word that comes to mind. This isn’t to suggest that the work isn’t effective, … Continue reading Sleeping Inside a Banksy
Watch out! Spoilers under way! Readers tend to relate to characters quite quickly when first reading a book. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a Harry, a Frodo, a Katniss or a Bella. We just love to get to know protagonists and creepily following them around on their adventures. We relate to their thinking, their emotions, … Continue reading The Philosophical Truth In ‘Sophie’s World’.