Staying a Night in “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Staying a Night in “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Our story, rented from the Wes Anderson Library of Quirk and Imagination, begins with a trip to a cemetery. The physical book, true to Anderson form, opens to a chapter detailing an author’s first arrival at the Grand Budapest Hotel in 1968. Layered throughout these fictitious pages is a story about Zero Moustaga (F. Murray […]

Louise Nevelson’s “Untitled,” Unkempt

Louise Nevelson’s “Untitled,” Unkempt

Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) was an Abstract Expressionist and conceptual artist who emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1905. Living in New York City, Nevelson connected with key art figures over the course of her education and career, including Kenneth Hayes Miller, Kimon Nicolaides, Hans Hoffman, Diego Rivera and Chaim Gross. These artists exposed […]

Player Profile: Chad Sawyer ’15

Chad Sawyer is a chief contributor to the Connecticut College Men’s Lacrosse team. A junior Economics major and Sociology minor, he strives to represent the team at the top of the NESCAC and on the NCAA Division III level. Sawyer has excelled in the Division III athletic environment. “The NESCAC is the most competitive conference […]

Anything but Convention

Anything but Convention

This past weekend, you might have heard rich sounds of salsa music flooding South campus. The source? Mayra Valle’s senior thesis, which kicked off three beautiful Palmer performances with an interactive Salsa Casino dance in Castle Court. Ticket holders and passers-by could wander through a sea of vibrantly dressed dancers and become a part of […]

$1 Sushi? Not as Scary as it Sounds

$1 Sushi? Not as Scary as it Sounds

There are some meals for which I expect to pay more, and others for which I expect to pay less. A breakfast sandwich and a drink from McDonalds on an early morning drive back home from college doesn’t break the bank, but too many fancy dinners in downtown Mystic just might. All students occasionally feel […]