Mastering Photo Exhibits: A Look at Cornell Birding

Between the broad variety of majors and minors and the seemingly countless selection of clubs, Cornell is an institution where even an engineer can host a photography exhibit, as Veronica Gluza M.Sc. ’23 did this Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Navigating ‘A Chicano’s Guide to Navigation’

I walked into the Black Box Theatre at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts with one goal in mind: supporting my friend. When the light came on and John and his co-director Aisling Mannion ’24 stepped out to take their bows, I saw the pride in their faces for what they had accomplished.

Seven Mammoths Find Their Home at Schwartz

This play was not for the uninitiated theatre goer. With complex intersections of queer romance and the struggles of accepting change in both positive and negative manners, one must truly be prepared to think throughout the entire 120 minutes.

In “Noises Off,” the Farce is On

On Friday, Nov 5th, 2021, Cornell’s student-run Cog Dog Theatre Troupe debuted their rendition of the play Noises Off in the Risley Theatre on North Campus. Originally published in 1982 by British playwright Michael Frayn, the storyline follows the model of a play-within-a-play, wherein the actors involved are playing characters who are actors themselves as they attempt to put on their own production titled Nothing On. 

‘Reach for the Sky’ is a Vulnerable Portrait of Self-Acceptance

Writer and director Cole Romero ’22 devised this original immersive story out of a desire to create something fresh and relatable, as well as to see whether they could manifest a vision of themself on stage. In an interview, they explained how it made sense that, as a nonbinary creator, their play should be about a nonbinary protagonist.

“I Don’t Do Drugs, I Am Drugs” at the Kava Lounge and Tea Bar’s Immersive Visionary Art Exhibitions

This space is part fantastical apothecary and part dive bar.  Every wall is vetted in new, local Ithacan artwork that rotates on a monthly basis. And the owners, a husband and wife duo, use intuition, attention to aesthetic cohesiveness and above all an adherence to their central ethos of connection, communion and creativity to guide their curatorial decisions.