Review: ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ twists the meaning of time – and the complexities of relationships

What if time was not a chronological straight line but a series of events without any meaningful sequence? Last month, Netflix released the long-awaited “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” written and directed by Charlie Kaufman. The movie presents Lucy, played by Jessie Buckley, is an intellectual feminist whose wit and beliefs are often threatening to […]

‘I have internal joy, and I want to share that’: Shantae Shand ’22 discusses desire to spread positivity through her YouTube channel

With a platform of almost 4,000 subscribers and counting, Shantae Shand ’22 uses her YouTube channel to spread good vibes, promote positivity and inspire people to become their best selves. Shand, who was born and raised in Jamaica, moved to the United States at the age of 19 and currently studies engineering studies and economics […]

MacKnight Black Poetry Competition winner KeeShawn Murphy ’20 explains the inspiration for her poem, ‘Firefly’

KeeShawn Murphy ’20 is, in her words, “naturally attracted to spoken word and poetry.” This year, that attraction paid off as she won the college’s MacKnight Black Poetry Competition. The MacKnight Black Poetry Competition is an annual contest for college seniors. The competition’s namesake honors MacKnight Black, an American poet and 1916 graduate of Lafayette College. […]