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A Day With(Out) Art Shares Mini-films about HIV/AIDS

A Day With(Out) Art Shares Mini-films about HIV/AIDS

Shannon Ayres, Maroon-News Staff December 9, 2020

A Day With(out) Art was a collaboration of the Picker Art Gallery with VisualAIDS, to broadcast a series of six minifilms that explore the impact of HIV/AIDS on countries and communities beyond the US....

The 'Gate Plate Presents: Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

The ‘Gate Plate Presents: Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Kristen Miquel, Maroon-News Staff December 9, 2020

The ‘Gate Plate Simple and scrumptious recipes for college students I happened to stumble upon lettuce wraps by a coincidental circumstance — Whole Foods had run out of taco shells. At the peak...

Rob Davis Discusses Research on Fireflies and Lighting Synchronicity

Rob Davis Discusses Research on Fireflies and Lighting Synchronicity

Rose Corcoran, Maroon-News Staff December 9, 2020

At first glance, the flashing of fireflies and algebra seem unconnected, but in fact, they come together on the common and important subject of power grid stability. On Friday, Dec. 4, Assistant Professor...

13 Beats of the Week: 11/20/20

Miller Downer, Managing Editor November 23, 2020

13 Beats of the Week “Headboard,” by Lil Ugly Mane—Travis “Lil Ugly Mane” Miller regularly departs from his typical grimy Memphis rap style to produce more experimental and illusive songs...

Dr. Sophia Calderon Shares her Perspective of the Pandemic in the Navajo Nation

Shannon Ayres, Maroon-News Staff November 23, 2020

This past Tuesday, the ALANA Cultural Center welcomed Dr. Sophia Calderon, a family practitioner serving the Navajo Nation in Arizona, in a discussion concerning the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on...

Professors Roller and Santiago Juarez Discuss the Pandemic’s Impact on Indigenous Peoples in South America

Maya Karkhanis, Maroon-News Staff November 23, 2020

November is Native American Heritage Month. As part of their ongoing series, “Experiences of the Pandemic in the Native Americas,” ALANA hosted a virtual event for Native American Heritage Celebration....

Cory Duclos Shares Lessons from Teaching Don Quixote to Middle-Schoolers

Paulina Prosnitz, Maroon-News Staff November 23, 2020

Director of the Keck Center for Language Study Cory Duclos recently spoke about his summer experience teaching Don Quixote to middle schoolers. The talk is part of the regularly occurring Arts and Humanities...

Friday Night Film Series Presents: Coded Bias

Sarah Speegle, Maroon-News Staff November 23, 2020

It is no surprise that the world is becoming increasingly reliant on technology. From smartphones to cars, technology is an integral and critical part of our everyday lives. While it is widely assumed...

The 'Gate Plate: Fabulous French Apple Tart

The ‘Gate Plate: Fabulous French Apple Tart

Kristen Miquel, Maroon-News Staff November 18, 2020

The 'Gate Plate Simple and scrumptious recipes for college students. Having grown up in a multicultural household, the holiday season brings an exciting opportunity to combine traditions and put...

13 Beats of the Week: 11/13/20

13 Beats of the Week: 11/13/20

Miller Downer, Managing Editor November 14, 2020

“So Good at Being in Trouble,” by Unknown Mortal Orchestra — Before becoming juggernauts of psychedelic and disco, Unknown Mortal Orchestra produced lofi folksy tracks like “So Good at Being...

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Discusses New Documentary on the Killing of Breonna Taylor

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Discusses New Documentary on the Killing of Breonna Taylor

Emma Gutmann, Maroon-News Staff November 14, 2020

Shortly after midnight on March 13, 26-year-old medical worker Breonna Taylor was killed in her own home in Kentucky in a suspiciously investigated and executed drug raid. With little regard for citizens’...

BlackStar Film Festival Goes Virtual, Elevates People of Color

BlackStar Film Festival Goes Virtual, Elevates People of Color

Rose Corcoran, Maroon-News Staff November 14, 2020

Film festivals, like all crowd-dependent events, were either canceled or redesigned this year in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions. One such festival was BlackStar, an annual Philadelphia event focused...

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