What a Museum Should Be

In the hyper-commercialized world of today, nearly every museum that visitors enter thrusts useless but appealing merchandise into their patrons’ faces, giving them more opportunities than they could possibly want or afford to buy artsy trinkets. Museums no longer consist of an

Not Your Mother’s Prom

The high school prom does not usually provide fodder for larger issues of societal representation. It typically entails dancing, hijinks and perhaps tomfoolery — or does it? “Prom: Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark,” on view now through October 28 in the Julien

The 2012 Pulitzer

I think it would be wise to begin with a brief overview of the process by which a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is awarded. The general outline of the process is consistent, though the specific details of the process vary each year.

Tips for First Years: Getting It In At College

Ah, the beginning of my final year at Swat, the only college where students have more homework than sex. Regardless of how much (or how little) sex happens on this campus, I’m happy to be a sexually deactivated student here. And since

2Pac hologram at Coachella: innovative or morbid?

[youtube id=”TGbrFmPBV0Y” width=”620″ height=”360″] For those of you who haven’t heard yet, 2Pac recently made a headlining appearance alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival in Indio, California. Or at least it looked like