Water and the treasured manuscripts archived in Butler’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library don’t usually mix, and for good reason. On Tuesday evening, however, the library combined the two in an exhibition titled “Awash in Books: Books for the Year of Water,” featuring a variety of pieces to celebrate and explore how we use Earth’s most precious resource....
A select number of low-income students at the School of General Studies will now have access to subsidized meal plans, according to an email sent to students from the General Studies Office of Educational Financing....
“They took our language.”
Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang speaks of Chinese-American relations, fragility of American democracy at panel on “Soft Power”
“Asian American performers never walk onto an empty stage.”
Pastel tulle and strings of marigolds lined the walls of Roone Arledge Auditorium as fairy lights lit up the stage and yellow flower petals laid scattered around the venue’s floor. The smell of samosas wafted through the room as students and visitors mingled over chai, slowly taking their seats, eager for the night ahead....
Before speaking to Luis Velasquez, I never knew it was possible to be in Peru, China, Harlem, and on Wall Street all at once.
One wouldn’t think that climate change and theater have much in common, but the two were bridged together on stage last Sunday, Nov. 17th, in an effort to bring climate change awareness to artists and activists. The sound of waves washed over the audience as readings of five short plays began, each exploring a world facing the effects of climate change....
Italian artist Caravaggio’s painting “The Incredulity of St. Thomas” features his characteristic use of chiaroscuro, or the dramatic use of light and shadow. But what is most remarkable about the image is not only the artist’s rendering of the scene but also the subject matter itself: St. Thomas leans towards Christ, poking at his flesh in disbelief of Christ’s resurrection....