Isabella Weiner ’20

ARTS AND LIVING

Artist Megan Smith Leads "Queering Reproductive Justice" Event

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || October 31 2018 || 148-8

On Oct. 26, artist Megan Smith visited the Mead to share the ways they have fought for reproductive justice through art and how students can do the same.

ARTS AND LIVING

Ariana Grande Pays Homage to Cult Rom-Coms in “thank u, next”

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || December 5 2018 || 148-11

Ariana Grande's "thank u, next" music video was released on Nov. 30.

ARTS AND LIVING

Dueling Documentaries Introduce the Man Behind Fyre Fest

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || February 6 2019 || 148-12

Netflix's recently released documentary "Fyre Fest: The Greatest Party That Never Happened" explores the fraud and betrayal behind the infamous Fyre Festival and its creators.

ARTS AND LIVING

NETA: A Look at the New Option for Five-College Students

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || February 12 2019 || 148-13

The recent opening of a NETA dispensary in North Hampton forces five-college students and administrations to reconsider how access to recreational marijuana will alter drug use on campuses.

NEWS

National Book Award Finalists Discuss #MeToo

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || March 6 2019 || 148-16

The college hosted a conversation with 2018 National Book Award for Fiction finalists Jamel Brinkley and Brandon Hobson on Thursday, Feb. 28. The conversation, part of the fourth annual LitFest, was moderated by Rebecca Carroll, a critic for the Los Angeles Times.

ARTS AND LIVING

Hulu’s “The Act” Thrills in Story of Sickness and Trauma

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || April 10 2019 || 148-20

Hulu's "The Act" is gripping in its portrayal of the tense relationship between a mother suffering from Munchausen syndrome and the daughter she takes it out on.

ARTS AND LIVING

Exploring the Role of Pop Culture Figures in Social Justice Work

by Isabella Weiner ’20, Contributing Writer || April 24 2019 || 148-22

Kim Kardashian recently announced her hopes of becoming a lawyer in order to better understand the criminal justice system, yet it is a choice that has given rise to much scrutiny and interrogation of what role celebrities have in social justice work.