The Concordiensis

Visiting artist displays projection art to campus community

Madeline Goldberg

May 31, 2018

Maya Ciarrocchi visited Union and held a lunch discussion and as a design workshop on the subject of projection mapping this past Monday, May 21. Ciarrocchi is, most recently, the artist in charge of projections for the Tony-...

“The gay jumped out!:” Ssion thrives

Bernadette Bruu

May 31, 2018

To hear one of alt-pop artist Ssion’s songs is to enter into a pleasantly cosmic world that fuses the visual culture of David Bowie and The Psychedelic Furs with an equally larger-than-life approach to musical composition not...

Julia Panko explores spiritualism and sound with “Radio Ghosts”

Rebekah Lindsey

May 31, 2018

Julia Panko, English professor at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah brought her thoughts to Union regarding “Radio Ghosts: Modernism, Spiritualism, and Sound.” Panko began her lecture by referencing the “Wind Telephone” of I...

WRUC attempting to increase presence on College campus

Bernadette Bruu

May 6, 2018

Have you noticed the buzz around the glass radio studio (called “The Fishbowl”) in the middle of Dutch Hollow? There’s a reason for that. Almost all college radio stations have undergone quite the evolution since their 192...

Brendan Coleman ’18 explores water and inequality in paintings

Rebekah Lindsey

May 6, 2018

The Caribbean music of Union’s annual Carnival fills the air as Brendan Coleman ’18 (BC) sits perched on the stone wall separating West Beach and the last women’s rugby game of the season. Live drummers serenade the campus. ...

Poet Joanna Doxey ’03 discusses editing in the creative process Songstress Janelle

Liam Doherty

May 5, 2018

Out of the many forms of writing, poetry is certainly unique. While many would believe that poems are liturgical lines that end in a rhyme, the fact of the matter is that poetry can be constructed in any way a person wants it to...

Songstress Janelle Monáe shimmers on Prince-inspired visual album

Mitchell Famulare

May 4, 2018

Janelle Monáe proves she is a force in the music industry with her third studio album, “Dirty Computer.” Funk and disco inspired, Monáe’s LP serves to be her best work yet. After releasing two concept albums, “Dirty...

Different mediums and meanings fill Steinmetz art show

Rebekah Lindsey

April 25, 2018

The Steinmetz art exhibit was recently installed in the Feigenbaum Center for Visual Arts. The vibrant collection of student work was an interesting follow-up to the print exhibit of winter term that dripped with artistry. Th...

Uchis seduces on debut R&B album

Mitchell Famulare

April 25, 2018

Colombian - American singer Kali Uchis has released her debut album and has been met with a generous amount of favorable reviews. Deemed “Best New Album” by Pitchfork, a highly respected online magazine, “Isolation” enca...

Natalya Brill ’18 to debut a poetry-filled wall-sized mural

Lillith Haig

April 25, 2018

“A Few Sponges” by Natalya Brill will be featured in the upcoming Senior thesis art show. Natalya created a wall sized black-and-white mural featuring her own poetry for her senior thesis. Natalya is a member of the class of 201...

‘They’re here and queer’: Annual Queer Monologues take charge

April 25, 2018

“LGBTQIA” was much more than a label at the 3rd annual Queer Monologues, a showcase of pieces written and performed by Union students in Old Chapel this past Friday and Saturday. Each monologue focused on queer identities or ...

Visiting artist brings ‘Afrofuturism’ to Mandeville Gallery

April 18, 2018

The past is only as important as its implications for the future, whether our estimations are imagined or real. This was precisely Nettrice Gaskins’ thought process in creating her video installation entitled, “Afrofuturism Ampli...

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