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Metamorphoses: “Unexpected and mind-blowing”

Metamorphoses: “Unexpected and mind-blowing”

Sequoia Wyckoff

May 4, 2018


Filed under News

Mason theater has a history of outdoing itself. For the past few years, the program has produced hit after hit. Last fall’s Urinetown was witty and dark, last spring’s Lunch was high-spirited and dynamic, and this fall’s Spamalot was absolutely ridiculous and had the whole auditorium cracking up....

Rupi Kaur, poetry’s popstar?

Rupi Kaur, poetry’s popstar?

Sequoia Wyckoff

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features

When I asked freshman Grace Tarpgaard if she had heard of poet Rupi Kaur, she lit up. “Yes! I love her, I follow her on Instagram!” In that regard, Tarpgaard is one of 2.6 million. Those are numbers characteristic of a popstar, not a poet. And Kaur is more than internet famous--the poet’s debut collection...

Leave anonymous artists alone

Leave anonymous artists alone

Sequoia Wyckoff

January 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I remember a striking thought when I was nine. What if my mom is Sia? For all I knew, my mother could be the voice shrieking “Chandelier” on the radio on the way to Grandma’s house. Her book club meetings every other Wednesdas could be performances in New York City, and perhaps her “work trips...

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