It was a few weeks into the pandemic, and I resolved to create new hobbies. A friend then told me that gardening soothed and sharpened your concentration (which is actually true). So, on a whim, I ordered a couple succulents and a gardening pack of seeds and soil. I didn’t bother with fertilizer or any other technical tool. This was for me, not the plants.
One of the grandest music festivals in Chicago, this year’s virtual lineup featured Lorde, H.E.R. and The Weeknd, among others. Hernandez performed “How Ya Feelin’” from her EP “72” (a reference to the bus route she took in her childhood) and the single “Quick on the Move.”
The writings in the notebook memorialize thoughts I previously escorted out. They are peaks of artistic inclination, places where creative consciousness crosses the matter-of-fact mind.
Art has been incredibly effective in fostering emotional connection to the social justice cause, both for the artists and the art recipients. Instead of only encouraging a fleeting donation, Stanford artists are making their community more aware of what’s at stake.
The organizers of the petition, the Black Student Union (BSU) and Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), argue that the program, afflicted with a lack of staff and funding, would be cushioned through an expansion into a department
The petition calls on leadership in higher education to condemn Trump’s action, urge for the act’s reversal and reassure affected community members that they will receive support. While the ban claims to have the best interests of American citizens in mind, the petition states it is “little more than a malicious and xenophobic act.”