Let’s talk about art: where to marvel and what to see

Sitting in my bed as I type this, I’m looking to my right on my bedroom wall where there are two very different paintings: Degas’ Four Ballerinas circa 1899 and Hopper’s Nighthawks from 1942. French and American. Impressionist and Modern Realist. Performers and strangers. But hey, look at all those redheads.  I found these two posters during my first week of classes last fall and remember dumping $20 on something I probably could have found a way to print … Read MoreLet’s talk about art: where to marvel and what to see

I owe my favorite travel story to a movie and a notecard.

Once upon a time in Chapel Hill, I was a first-year, undecided Media and Journalism major.  I took MEJO 101 during my first semester like a lot of people my year who were interested in the journalism school–a class that essentially serves as a sampling of the school’s majors: reporting, public relations, advertising, etc.  Little did I know that it was in this class that I would plant a seed that would eventually lead me … Read MoreI owe my favorite travel story to a movie and a notecard.