Who dictates our pull to certain genres and sounds? What happens when we find a song, artist, or genre we like that maybe falls in a category we’ve slandered or that important people in our lives have shown disapproval towards? Should we really feel guilty or ashamed to listen to different music?
There are few ethnic groups in the last 150 years that have been persecuted as severely, and as often, as the Armenians. The tiny country of Armenia lies between Turkey and Azerbaijan to the West and East, Georgia to the North, and Iran and Turkey to the South. Despite its small size and relative obscurity, Armenia has a rich culture and history. It is also currently the victim of one of the greatest injustices taking place on a world stage.
On Monday, Pfizer and BioNTech soared ahead in the race for a COVID-19 vaccine when they announced that their vaccine was incredibly effective in preventing the virus.
As with any major moment in Taylor Swift’s life, I remember exactly where I was when her 8th studio album, folklore, was announced.
“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before” – Maya Angelou
People are coal miners, mechanics, restaurant owners, students, teachers, firefighters, accountants, lawyers, doctors, CEOs, until they aren’t. Elections do weird things.
As of last Friday, the OES Women’s Rights Club had its first meeting. The club was started by Zara S. ‘23, along with the help of faculty member Sophia Stone. There was a great turnout to the club’s first zoom meeting with students from all grades. In the club we will be addressing an extensive list of topics, both suggested by Zara S. and added by club members. If you are interested in joining, no matter what grade you’re in or what you identify as, all are welcome!
The weather in Portland is finally getting to be my three favorite adjectives: wet, soggy and brisk. You know what that means… time for me to virtually force-feed you music!
Vark fashion has really dominated the Covid runway this year.
This week I got the chance to speak with Tom Handel, OES’s Experiential Learning Coordinator and adventure guru, about his mindset around exploring during COVID and how has been getting out into the great outdoors over these past seven months, as well as some of his tips and recommendations for the coming fall and winter season.