Category: In the News

Weekly Round-Up, 7-1-17

Hallo, Corelings! How are you faring this week? Today we look at friendliness, medieval multiverse theories, questionable experiments undertaken by Core authors, and more. Read on: Despite the current political climate, Prof. Carrie Tirado Bramen of the University of Buffalo studies on the characteristic friendliness of Americans, a topic that both Alexis de Tocqueville and […]

Weekly Round-Up, 6-24-17

What’s shakin’, Corelings? Can you believe that we are wrapping up our second month of summer break? We hope you are absolutelypining for your friends at the Core Curriculum. (We know we’re pining for you guys 😢) New York Times’ op-ed contributor Bruce Headlam covers Bryan Doerries’ project Theater of War, a series of staged […]

Weekly Round-Up, 6-17-17

Hellooo and welcome to the Weekly Round-Up, the weekly installment of Core news and articles of interest from around the web. We’re your host, the Core Blog. Let’s get started! Actor and ex-hobbit Martin Freeman hopes to bring John Milton’s “epic, exciting, and surprisingly modern” Paradise Lost to a TV screen near you. Unable to […]

Weekly Round-Up, 6-10-17

Greetings, Corelings. This week we bring you news of art installations, controversial reinterpretations of plays from the literary canon, and more. Read on: Artists Various & Gould’s “City Skins – Marx and Engels” is a papier mache piece molded onto bronze statues of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels located in Berlin, as part of an […]

Weekly Round-Up, 6-3-17

Happy June, Core folk! Our hope for this month is that the sun will finally emerge (but not too much). Turns out Montaigne was an early promoter of bibliotherapy (as well as the unreliability of relationships with other people). An insight: Human beings will abandon you, but books will never leave. Candide, An American Dream […]

Weekly Round-Up, 5-26-17

Helloooo scholars! Today we’re going to distract you from the lateness of this post with the (ahem) greatness of these links. Read on: Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington closed at the Robey Theatre last Sunday, May 21, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. The production explores the dynamics between W.E.B. Du Bois and Mary […]

Weekly Round-Up, 5-19-17

Hello, scholars! How is the first week of summer going? Excited for Commencement? We sure are. Read on: Reminder: Graduating seniors are welcome to visit the Core Office (CAS119) for the Core Senior Send-off Reception from 4-6pm. Special thanks to EnCore, the Core alumni association, for organizing the event. (IMPORTANT: There will be wine.) “Forget […]

Weekly Round-Up, 5-12-17

Hellooo Corelings! If you haven’t already completed your finals, you are at least on the tail-end of testing, and for that you deserve a treat! We hope this week’s link round-up will do the trick. A show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York entitled “Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends” will include Robert Rauschenberg’s […]

Weekly Round-Up, 5-5-17

Hello Corelings! Welcome to reading period, the all-too-short span before the start of finals. Whether you’re putting the final touches on your last papers, cramming for your Core exams, or looking up pictures of dogs in hopes that they may inject some semblance of motivation into your veins (we suggest huskies or shiba inus for […]

Weekly Round-Up, 4-28-17

Oh, hello. We didn’t see you there. We’re a little bit distracted by this week’s news. Why? Read on: As you probably already know, the Core Banquet took place this Tuesday. Word & Way’s “Core on the Street,” unveiled for the first time ever at the Banquet, is now available on Youtube for your viewing […]