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.
At first glance, the University of Michigan’s Department of Dance seems to be nothing more than a nondescript building. Tucked away in a small, semi-residential cul-de-sac in the corner of campus, our building’s brick façade is marked only by a small bulletin board and an even smaller blue sign. Our department spans one hallway, peppered … Continue reading On Being a Dance Major
The Winter Olympics are getting closer and people are beginning to pay more attention to the sports that will be featured in them. Most of these winter sports are only highly publicized every four years during the Olympics. An example of this is the sport of bobsledding. Bobsledding is a sport that most people have … Continue reading Winter 2018 Olympics: Bobsledding
I grew up watching movies everywhere. At first, I consumed them mostly at home, begging my Dad until he popped in the VHS tape of The Sound of Music or Babe in the City. As I slowly learned the ways of the DVD and then, the Blu-ray player, I spent even more time watching my … Continue reading Beyond the Marquee
In architecture, vivid imagination and creative problem solving are essential skills. To exercise these skills, let us cooperate in a seemingly irrelevant activity together. Imagine you are an owner of a new company and are in need of a new hit product to make your new company’s brand popular. Read the following hypothetical products and … Continue reading Inventions… which would you choose?
Recently, as I was sitting on the bus on the way to my next class, I overheard two students talking. They had just come out of an introductory level non-majors dance class, and were speculating about what a day in the life of a dance major might look like. “I bet they never have homework.” … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution
Even when it’s 3 degrees out, Detroit cranks up the AC. On New Years Eve, the Magic Stick hosted one heck of a 2018 welcoming party, featuring Sonya Alvarez, Golf Clap, and AC Slater. At 9pm, the wooks begin flooding through the doors of the club, dressed in their pashminas and their grunge tees, greeted … Continue reading AC Slater to Start the New Year