If you were to visit the Norman Stevens Gallery in the Homer Babbidge Library to look at Kathleen Zimmerman’s work, you would see an abundance of abstract lines and shapes that come together in just the right way to form a recognizable image.
Ladies, gentlemen and children of all ages flocked to the Jorgensen Sunday afternoon for an exciting circus that mixed classic acts with modern machinations. Cirque Mechanics’ “42 FT: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels” wowed the crowd with acrobats, jugglers and everything else that the circus brings to town.
What is time? What does time look like? What does it sound like? These are the questions the School of Fine Arts sought to answer in its latest collaborative project entitled, “TIME.” Associate Professor of Lighting Design in the Dramatic Arts Program, Michael Chybowski, first developed this idea 15 years ago after a conversation with a colleague.
Suicidal behavior and prevention are the focus of this year’s World Mental Health Day, first established on Oct. 10, 1992, by the World Federation for Mental Health. Multiple student groups and health resources on campus like are collaborating to raise awareness in honor of this day along with Mental Health Awareness Week.
No matter how long your drive is to campus as a commuter student, it still is a drive to campus and all commuters should be celebrated for that. At least, as a commuter student myself, I must agree with this viewpoint. Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services seek to celebrate these students with its annual commuter event, this year called “Welcome to Fabulous Casino.”
When you went on a tour of the University of Connecticut as a high schooler, do you remember which unique clubs they told you about? Well, third-semester electrical engineering major Josh Matthias remembered and wanted to create his own club outlandish enough to garner mention on student-led tours of UConn. Thus, the Nicki Minaj Fan Club was born.
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin, now Hailey Bieber, spent their first wedding anniversary in an unusual way: They got married again!
When people think of jazz, they may harken back to the era of the 1920s, of Prohibition, of “The Great Gatsby” and of the Harlem Renaissance. However, those who believe jazz to be solely a genre of the past have clearly not listened to the likes of Mwenso & the Shakes, the Harlem-based jazz band that is bringing an updated and fresh take to the legendary musical genre.
If you heard that students were spending their Tuesday and Thursday nights contemplating the specifics of an aggravated murder, you might have cause to be concerned. But not to worry, the murder in question is part of a fictional case, and the members of UConn’s Mock Trial Society aren’t just your regular ol’ students.
Netflix’s latest comedy-drama series “The Politician” is a satirical exaggeration of 21st century campaign tactics used in a high school election. The core idea of a political satire set in a high school is a brilliant idea given today’s current political climate; however, the creative team lacked any politics at all, unless you count the brief support for banning plastic straws.
Last year, rather than join the thousands of artists vying to write the next new Christmas song, Kim Petras released a much-needed Halloween-themed album titled “Turn Off the Light, Vol. 1” to join the ranks of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and “This Is Halloween” from “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” To the delight of her fans, Petras decided to release an extended, 17-song album titled “Turn Off the Light” this October, which includes the eight songs from the first volume.
Every year, thousands of University of Connecticut students partake in a nonstop 18-hour dance marathon. This event is part of HuskyTHON and is the culmination of a year-long fundraiser for the Children’s Medical Network Hospitals. HuskyTHON will be unveiling its new campaign video across all of social media at 12 p.m. on Oct. 1.
Christopher Steiner took his audience in and out of Africa during his discussion Friday evening in the Wilbur Cross Building’s North Reading Room. Steiner, a professor of art history and anthropology at Connecticut College, guest-curated the Benton Museum’s exhibit “Souvenirs D’Afrique: Arts of Africa from the Collection of Janine and Josef Gugler.”
Raised in Canada with an Indian-British father and English-Irish mother, Avan Jogia is definitely what you could call “mixed.” At the core of his poetry reading at the Storrs Center Barnes and Noble last night was a message of acceptance and discussion about people of mixed racial identity. Providing for an intimate venue, the bookstore was packed last night with students who were lucky enough to hear the actor, director and writer excerpt stylings from his new book, “Mixed Feelings.”
T-Pain, known for platinum-certified songs like “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” and “Bartender,” will be performing at the fall concert on Oct. 18, SUBOG announced via social media on Wednesday. This is the first time The Student Union Board of Governors is partnering with UConn Athletics for a combination of First Night and the fall concert.