Crimson staff writer
With a chart-topping album and an appearance at Coachella, 17-year-old Billie Eilish is emerging as the child star of our generation. And she’s doing it her own way, with whispery vocals, hyper-processed sounds, and a not-quite-goth aesthetic of neon hair dye and dark, baggy clothing.
1999 was a year of good boy bands, big pants, and many Crimson editors’ births, but it was also a year of national anxiety, a year in which the Clinton presidency was coming to an inglorious end and Y2K was looming. Two decades later, it’s time to review the pop culture of 1999.
The humor of “weird Twitter” is surreal, ironic, and absurd. Even as brands and politicians begin to use memes to appeal to young people, this sort of humor remains unknown to most in the mainstream. That is, until recently.
Lerner is peering through the convex mirror of our discourse, but still writing — writing towards a truer language on its other side.
After the creative writing program's move into its new Lamont space, Lamont has slowly begun to become a hub for the college creative writing community.
Dozens of electronic music fans from Harvard and the Greater Boston Area filed into the Adams Lower Common Room on Feb. 20 to hear a talk from German trance music legend Paul van Dyk.
Titled “Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy,” Andres Cerpa's first collection of poetry has much to elegize: a father, a place, a family, a childhood.