By now it is quite clear that the damage done to your sculpture was not as malicious as we originally suspected. I still feel compelled, however, to speak directly to you about what happened last Wednesday night. Your piece has joined a sad club of defaced art, bruised by anger, ignorance, and the inflated ego of a viewer. Unfortunately this kind of vandalism has a long history, both at Covenant and throughout art history. Read More
There’s a new girl in town—that girl being former doomsday cult member Kimmy Schmidt and that town being, well, New York City. The latest in Netflix’s new line of in-house TV shows, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, follows the story of a girl who has just been discovered in an underground bunker where she has spent the last 17 years of her life, thinking the world had ended. Rather than returning to her life in Indiana, Kimmy wants a fresh start and takes her middle-school-educated self to New York City where she hopes to stay out of the public eye and simply “be normal.” Read More
Senior English major Zach Plating is an aficionado of the graphic novel, and particularly appreciates the medium’s ability to relay difficult themes through both visual and literary art. For his SIP, the English major is analyzing how personal growth and identity are portrayed in “autographies,” or autobiographical graphic novels.