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.
I love a good laugh, but I’m a tough critic. As a result, it can be hard for me to find a nice comedy to watch when too many that get heavily promoted are gross or overtly problematic. What has shocked me in my question to find smart comedy is when the comedy doesn’t look … Continue reading When Comedy Films Are Scary
Middle C: the first note a student learns on the piano. The first note one hears, the first note one learns to identify. Geographically, sonically, visually. Home. It’s an important note, to say the least. It was the first note heard in a concert by The Knights that took place at 4 pm on Sunday … Continue reading The Knights
The fall season is about the weather, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and TV shows. All of the good shows worth watching come back on in the fall: the dramas, comedies, game shows, reality, or a combination of several. A popular mix between reality and game shows are talent shows; these include things from American Idol to Cake Wars. It’s a … Continue reading American Idol vs. The Voice
Last week, I mentioned the importance of having an outlet and how to find your outlet. This week, I have a story for you readers about my own experience with my outlet. It’s 3 a.m. on a Saturday night. I had been in bed hours ago, but I toss and turn as I fail to … Continue reading Finding Your Outlet: A Personal Story
Sometimes I wish I could take words back. But no matter how much I try and grab at them, it is a hopeless cause. The words have crystallized, changing from mere thought to reality. Sometimes, I can feel it in the air. The awkwardness that follows wrong words is unmistakable. The sudden silence. The desperation … Continue reading Chatter
Do you ever think of the spaces that you inhabit? The cafe? Your room? Your bathroom? Yes, basically everything is a “space.” But what defines a “space?” I would say that a space is a place that we inhabit in which its limits are usually defined by some sort of marking or is simply distinguished … Continue reading Spaces