Arts and Life

Attendance in the Arts

Hours, days, months, years spent to perfecting a single painting, getting that perfect shot, making the perfect collection, for the doors to open and nobody is outside. Art galleries have seen a drop in attendance over the years and artists… Read More ›

Stitch by stitch

By Cora Bennage Some of the most famous paintings are of women, yet art by women has been underrepresented for centuries. “The Mona Lisa,” “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” and “Penitent Magdalene” are celebrated pieces by men, but artists like… Read More ›

Bunny business

When Kristin LaBar first saw two-year-old Tater Tot in a cage at the SPCA, she fell in love. She fell in love with his big feet, his button nose and his floppy ears.  “He was my bud, my best friend,… Read More ›

“Swifties” find timelessness in her music

By Gio Battaglia For as long as she can remember, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) sophomore Kayla Krurnowski has been a Taylor Swift fan; a “Swiftie” . Even though she couldn’t relate to her lyrics, she knew Taylor had something special.  “I became a fan when ‘Teardrops… Read More ›

The struggle of gender identity

Zach Eberts is courageous.  Her courage comes from a life of struggle; struggle with identity and acceptance. Zach, who was born male says she always knew she was different. “I always kind of knew that I was not identifying as a… Read More ›