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Bandersnatch fills with laughter at open mic night

As students pass through East Quad on the weekend, the glowing windows of the Bandersnatch lure many in with the promise of friends, music and sweet treats. This past Thursday was no different, as students placed their orders and gathered on the couches and tabletop chairs. Sipping their milkshakes, they watched as Sara Hartsock took [...]

February 19, 2018 Shanti Basu Arts and Life 0

Poetic Activism Workshop creates a radical love approach

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, The Center for Women and Gender Action presented a poetic activism workshop titled “Writing Love in a Burning Village” with Inam Kang on Thursday, February 8. Inam Kang is a Pakistani-born poet who currently lives in Cleveland, OH. He is a former Ann Arbor Poetry & Slam finalist, [...]

February 19, 2018 Liz Anastasiadis Arts and Life 0

International Studies kicks off Human Rights Film Festival

Powerful films not only teach us valuable lessons, but also inspire us to think of unique ways that can help make a difference. This message was incorporated in Denison’s 13th Human Rights Film Festival, which began on Tuesday February 6 at 7 p.m. with the screening of “Gaza Surf Club,” in Slayter Union Auditorium. The [...]

February 19, 2018 Sanaya Attari Arts and Life 0

The Moonberries show kicks off a semester of music at Bandersnatch

SANAYA ATTARI, LIZ ANASTASIADIS–  The Moonberries first on-campus show embodied lots of energy as the band vibrantly displayed their musical talents on stage. On Wednesday, January 31, folks all over campus headed over to the Bandersnatch for some snagles and shakes combined with live music from the Dream Punk band. The Moonberries are a new band [...]

February 18, 2018 The Denisonian Arts and Life 0

2018’s first phenomenal album: “Con Todo El Mundo” by Khruangbin

ZACH LITCHMAN, REVIEW– It’s 2018, and after a little patience through the first couple weeks of January, we’ve got what I believe is the first outstanding release of the new year. On their second full length album, Texas trio Khruangbin ups their game with a slightly different instrumental focus, this time with inspiration from Middle-Eastern funk, [...]

February 18, 2018 The Denisonian Arts and Life, Opinion 0

Sailesh the hypnotist invited to Denison for second time this year

“Ladies and Gentlemen on stage, when I count to three, underneath your chair there will be a very finely tuned musical instrument, and upon hearing music, you will start to play the instrument that you have never played before. One, Two, Three, wide awake.”   These were some of the peculiar instructions that Sailesh, the [...]

February 18, 2018 Noor Qadri Arts and Life 0