Polling Poets: Valentine's stories from across campus

Collected across our social media and around our office, the QC wants to highlight the highs and lows of Valentine’s Day. From the sweetest memories to gifts that left much to be desired, Poets share their stories about how they really feel about this holiday of love.

Polling Poets: Valentine's stories from across campus

Distance on Valentine’s Day: making LDR’s work

Oh, Valentine’s Day. A day to celebrate your loved one… or a day for Hallmark to steal your cash? I am personally a hopeless romantic, so I will pick the former. It’s days like Valentine’s Day that I consider the ways that long distance love can work, instead of the reasons it cannot. So here are seven tips for keeping your long distance love close to you, even when you cannot be together for this special day. 

Distance on Valentine’s Day: making LDR’s work

The future is filled with female filmmakers

On Jan. 18, Gerwig and Rachel Morrison, Director of Photography (DP) for Netflix’s Mudbound, made history with their Oscar nominations. Along with a nod for her Original Screenplay, Gerwig became the fifth woman ever nominated for Best Director in the Academy of Awards’ 90 year history. 

The future is filled with female filmmakers

A beastly controversy: fans upset at new series’ choices

As its release date of Nov. 16, 2018  inches closer, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is continuing to lose the interest of die-hard Harry Potter fans. This second installment of the five-part Harry Potter spin-off series has been facing criticism and controversy for months, and the conversations have yet to simmer down. 

A beastly controversy: fans upset at new series’ choices

Comical Commercials: Super Bowl ad highs and lows

The Kellogg Bowl is made up of a group of students at Kellogg School of Management, the business school at Northwestern University, working with two professors to evaluate ads shown during the Super Bowl. The students and professors watch the Super Bowl commercials to score each one. Here are the outcomes for their best and worst scored ads!

Comical Commercials: Super Bowl ad highs and lows

Global Graffiti: Poets capture street art abroad

From visiting museums to exploring the wildlife, one thing that connected all these student experiences was street art. Found on buildings, sidewalks, and in town squares, street art can make polarizing statements about politics or express incredible creativity.

Global Graffiti: Poets capture street art abroad

Poet artist’s culture & creativity in Mendenhall

Walking into Mendenhall’s Greenleaf Gallery leaves one with the feeling of curiosity and awe. The high ceiling yields to clean white walls — a white that is interrupted by the illustrious colors and textures of artist Sabrina Marques. 

Poet artist’s culture & creativity in Mendenhall

60th Grammy awards sees new diversity of nominees

In fact, in the last six decades, only ten black artists have ever won the award. This year’s nominees are Jay-Z with 4.44, Kendrick Lamar with Damn, Bruno Mars with 24K Magic, Lorde with Melodrama, and, last but not least, Childish Gambino with Awaken, My Love!

60th Grammy awards sees new diversity of nominees

Covering Kanopy: Library expands film resources

Kanopy, a video streaming service with over 30,000 films from hundreds of producers and series, including The Criterion Collection, is proudly brought to you by Wardman Library and is now available on iOs, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. 

Covering Kanopy: Library expands film resources

Fuel your finals: healthy versus happy snacks

With finals coming up, its important to use all resources available to have the most successful study session. One of the most important but most often overlooked study tools, is snacks! Significantly cheaper than your textbooks, and often times more helpful, snacks are a great way to keep your motivation going throughout finals week.

Fuel your finals: healthy versus happy snacks

Spend time, not money, this Christmas break

With all the studying for finals almost over, you have earned a break.  For those not going home, or those who live in the Whittier area, here is a list of things to do locally this Winter Break! 

Spend time, not money, this Christmas break

The Penelopiad: Atwood gives voices to the voiceless

The Penelopiad tackles themes such as death, voicelessness, marriage, and storytelling. It is written by Canadian author and critic Margaret Atwood, who takes a special interest in myths, fairy tales, and disembodied voices. 

The Penelopiad: Atwood gives voices to the voiceless

Another Wonder Woman: YA author engages with poets

On Thursday November 16th, New York Times bestseller Leigh Bardugo came to the Whittier College campus.At the beginning of the discussion, Bardugo read a short passage out of one of her newest books, The Language of Thorns

Another Wonder Woman: YA author engages with poets

Life’s a joke: comedy specials make light of mishaps

 

It’s that time of year again! That sweet spot just after Halloween and too far from Thanksgiving break where you realize finals are closer than you think, yet you can’t seem to take studying seriously. So, to give you one final moment of procrastination and happiness, here’s a list of four comedy specials all on Netflix to help you push through the rest of the semester.

Life’s a joke: comedy specials make light of mishaps

Short films from the lens of Dub C students tudents

On Friday, Nov. 3, Video Production Studios (VPS) hosted the screening for the Dub C Film Fest. There, students were invited to create and submit short films on any topic of their choosing for the chance to win different prizes.

Short films from the lens of Dub C students tudents