Crimson staff writer
Sarah M. Rojas
Artist Profile: Christie Tate on The Necessity of Female Friendships
Author and essayist Christie Tate argues that every bookstore should have a friendship section — a place to bring powerful, non-romantic friendships to the forefront of readers’ minds.
‘We All Want Impossible Things’ Review: An Unrealistic, Rushed Depiction of Grief
Newman carefully brings the reader between two very predictable places to mimic the emotional toll and monotony of helping a loved one through the process of hospice care.
Vance Joy Concert Review: Some ‘Saturday Sun’ to Cure the Boston Cold
Feb 8. was full of an unpredictable radiance and warmth as Vance Joy stopped by on his “In Our Own Sweet Time” tour.
Arts Vanity: Smith Campus Center’s Confusing, Acoustic Disney Music
There has been some new bravery and audacity in whoever chooses the music that hundreds of students will listen to while studying.
‘I’m Not Broken’ Review: A Commentary on the Power of Community in Personal Success
While many may read Jesse Leon’s ‘01 memoir ‘I’m Not Broken’ as the story of one person tackling the immense adversity of his life, Leon ultimately offers a much different perspective, reminding readers to express gratitude for the impact of community support on their lives.
Harvard Authors Spotlight: Deborah Copaken
Copaken shared an inspiring message — that no matter the adversity one faces, “You can fight against it with your word, you can write about it.”
Alec Benjamin Concert Review: A Wholesome Homecoming
Alec Benjamin’s voice alone would exceed the expectation of any regular listener, but his honest anecdotes and gracious personality were the cherry on top of an outstanding performance.
Lizzo's Debut Of ‘Special’: Advice You Never Knew You Needed
Even more important than simply being another song to listen to, Lizzo’s new track brings the needed conversation about mental health into the music industry.
Harvard Authors Spotlight: Angela Duckworth
Duckworth brings a lightness and a level of creativity to goal setting, ultimately inspiring more dreamers to do.
New City Microcreamery: Scientific Take on Classic Dessert Falls Flat
The novelty of Cambridge's New City Microcreamery, despite its name’s suggestion, fades quickly.