Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Art

A stitch at a time

A stitch at a time

It began with making cloth masks out of cut-up old T-shirts and rubber bands in spring 2020. They were uncomfortable and were not properly fitting Lauryn Giuliano, a sophomore psychology major.  “Obviously there was a huge shortage of the regular, blue surgical masks in stores everywhere,” says Giuliano. “So I needed a solution.”  She found some people making...

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Art students

Art students

Creativity abounds in the classrooms of Earl Hall. Here students in Color and 2-D Design, taught by Prof. Steven DiGiovanni, show how to make negative space designs. By Alessandra Lupo Alessandra Lupo, Assistant Photo Editor. Photo | Jason Edwards

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Crafts on campus

Crafts on campus

Many students who take up hobbies and crafts in their free time find that they help with their creativity and encourages them try something new. Some students pick up new hobbies after being inspired by others.   Erin Maloney, a junior English major, says she started doing embroidery during quarantine after seeing pictures and videos of it on the social...

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Passion for Poetry

Developing their creative writing skills in the English classrooms is helping some students find their passion for poetry. The free expression experience is transforming them from youthful writers to more skilled poets. Taylor Havrilla, a sophomore English-creative writing major, says she began writing in the fourth grade when she was inspired after reading the book, “Also Known as...

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The Passionate & The Fashionable

By Izzy Manzo and Nate Johnston Jenna Palermo attributes her business, and decision to become an art major, to being raised by “artistic people.” Up until high school her schools lacked art programs, but her mom still made sure she was able to express herself artistically. “My mom converted an extra room of my house into an art...

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POLISHED!

By Genevieve Jaser Consider the way people may present themselves to others. Immediately, a person may notice an outfit, smile, hair, but what about their nails? Like other exterior features, fingernails are a blank canvas that can be used to express one’s creative and artistic desires. Nail designs can be a characteristic to perfect, or upkeep—a job that...

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More than Meets the Eye

More than Meets the Eye

By August Pelliccio Individuals far and wide loathe a certain Chrysler product from the mid-2000’s, Cole Terry says. The PT Cruiser made its mark on the West Coast as a quirky, retro-styled beachcomber’s car, in its element with surfboards strapped to the roof. Terry says around the East Coast, many people laugh when they see it; they do...

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Top 5 Art Installations on Campus

Top 5 Art Installations on Campus

#1: End of the Line End of the Line by Nancy Holt.(August Pelliccio/Crescent Magazine) This circular sculpture, hidden near Brownell Residence Hall, enframes the cliffside of West Rock Ridge State Park in its two overlapping circles. The structure was installed in 1985 per completion by the now deceased artist Nancy Holt. The wheel-like structure...

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