by Mackenzie Mitchell The Atlanta Beltline, originally a beacon of hope for Atlanta’s black, lower-income families has fed these individuals empty promises and created a culture of residential displacement. The Atlanta Beltline is a green urban development, which has contributed to mass displacement of long-time residents due to the driving up of housing costs. Once designed to bring community green space and affordable housing to … Continue reading “A Beltline For All,” or a Beltline for an Affluent Few?
by Charlotte Wunderlich An early product of the COVID-19 quarantine, Malcolm & Marie is an attempt at a realist look into a failing relationship. Sam Levinson writes and directs the film following the conversations of a couple on the fringes over the course of one evening turned early morning. John David Washington stars as Malcolm, a filmmaker who can never be satisfied. Opposite him, Zendaya … Continue reading Malcolm & Marie: What Happens When White Directors Write POC Characters
The SGA election results were announced on April 21. Here are your new officers! SGA Executive: President: Amaris Sawyer Vice President: Rosa Parks Secretary: OPEN Treasurer: Asha Dowell Parliamentarian: Amil Greene Public Relations Coordinator: Tsering Shola SGA General Body: Student Athlete Senator: Ashley Kopczyk Inter Organization Council Senator: OPEN Transfer Student Senator: OPEN Graduate Student Senator: OPEN COSMO Chair Senator: Chan Spaulding Interfaith Senator: Molly … Continue reading SGA Election Results
by Grace Ashton This year’s Writers’ Festival featured seven events from April 5 to April 11. These events included readings, panels, and the staging of Jacqueline Goldfinger’s 2018 play The Arsonists. In 2020, the Writers’ festival was canceled due to Covid-19, although the student finalists writing contest still took place and was judged by the guest writers. This year, the festival was a primarily virtual … Continue reading The 50th Writers’ Festival Anniversary Brings Poetry, Theatre, and Student Achievement in Virtual Format
On Oct. 5, the Thursday of the college’s 102 Black Cat Week, three celebrated Muslim poets arrived on campus for a reading at 7 p.m., the same hour when the traditional bonfire is lit up in front of Alston. The poets were Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Kazim Ali, and Deema Shehabi, all distinguished in their writing, teaching and anthologizing career. This literary event was preceded … Continue reading Students Forced to Choose Between Muslim Voices or Agnes Tradition
After jumping on tickets, waiting in a line extending beyond McCain Library, and receiving hardcover signed copy of “Turtles All the Way Down,” Nerdfighters across campus finally got to listen to New York Times bestselling author John Green at Presser Hall Oct. 14. Green’s book tour was long anticipated after five years of no material. Green came to Agnes in 2012 when he released his last … Continue reading Scotties All The Way Down: How John Green Ignites Agnes Nerdfighters