Review: “Cabaret” is more relevant than ever

Review: “Cabaret” is more relevant than ever

BY AHLIA DUNN '20

The Mount Holyoke theatre arts department’s spring season continues with a bang with the production of Masteroff’s “Cabaret,” directed by Noah Tuleja. The musical, set in 1931 Berlin, explores the lives of patrons of the Kit Kat Klub before the rise of the Nazis.

“Get Out” starts an important conversation

“Get Out” starts an important conversation

BY MARIANA JARAMILLO '20 

Some people like to say that racism is over — or at least, that it is almost impossible to find in certain “progressive” communities. “Get Out,” Jordan Peele’s first feature-length film, expertly dispels that myth with the story of a family of pseudo-liberals hiding a disturbing secret.

Waka Flocka Flame to headline spring concert

Waka Flocka Flame to headline spring concert

BY AHLIA DUNN '20

Waka Flocka Flame will perform at Mount Holyoke’s spring concert on April 15 at 9 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium. The concert will also feature DJ Whoo Kid, who has worked with T.I. and 50 Cent, and opening artist DJ AfroPanther, a DJ from Western Massachusetts.

Culture Vulture: Time to Leave La La Land

Culture Vulture: Time to Leave La La Land

BY DEMETRIA OSEI-TUTU ’17

Finally — the 2017 awards season has come and gone. Although “La La Land” didn’t pick up Best Picture (despite an awkward but satisfying moment in which it was mistakenly announced as the winner), it dominated the Oscars with six wins and a record-tying 14 nominations.

Class of 2018 hosts “Mary Potter” as annual junior show

Class of 2018 hosts “Mary Potter” as annual junior show

BY ELEANOR HARRIS '20

The Class Board of 2018 presented “Mary Potter,” this year’s iteration of the annual Junior Show, on Feb. 17 and Feb. 18. The 2-hour show was a twist on the Harry Potter series — specifically, a raucous, feminist reinterpretation of the Goblet of Fire’s Triwizard Tournament. 

Culture Vulture: Why don’t superhero films deserve awards?

Culture Vulture: Why don’t superhero films deserve awards?

Every award season, one genre of films is always missing: superhero films. Why don’t superhero films get prestigious awards like the Oscars? Not all superhero films deserve awards because, let’s be honest, not all of them are great pieces of storytelling or great acting, but there are enough that are.

Culture Vulture: Celebrity Feminism

BY DEMETRIA OSEI-TUTU ’17

In these trying times when activism is prevalent and more important than ever, many wonder where celebrities stand on participating in movements. There are many celebrities who actively participate in activism and in social justice. They use their social media profiles to be vocal about the issues. Others do not. Can and should celebrities remain neutral when human rights are being violated?