Lillian Perlmutter SC ’21 examines the origin of the word “chaotic” and the significance of its frequent use in Claremont queer dating circles. “For some, to be chaotic, to attract and emit unwieldy intensity — is a magnetic, magical quality, like being the human equivalent of a third tequila shot,” she writes.
Food columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 dives into the world of quarantine food trends, and why they’re actually more useful than they might appear.
Anais Rivero PZ ’22 examines the unequal treatment of characters in Netflix’s new film ‘The Half of It,’ and why praising the film for its representation may be undeserved.
Art columnist Frances Sutton PO ’21 examines “Dividing the Light” and its welcoming presence on Pomona’s campus, despite its highbrow roots.
Jessica Shen-Wachter SC ’23 reflects on her weeks at home since her first year of college life was interrupted by a pandemic. “Though many stressors are very present in my life because of COVID-19, separation from my moms and my sister isn’t one of them. For better or for worse, time feels almost suspended in this moment of almost soothing monotony,” she writes.
What do you do after heartbreak taints your favorite show? TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 reflects on how she got back together with “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
You may recognize “Prometheus,” the grandiose mural watching over diners at Frary Dining Hall, but you have to look a bit closer to not miss another Frary mural, “Genesis,” hiding in plain sight. Art columnist Frances Sutton PO ’21 dives deep into this shadowy mural’s history.
The Student Life’s senior staff suggests their go-to meals to comfort any social distancing woes, from smoothie bowls to matzo brei.
Film columnist Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 dishes up more top films of the 2010s, analyzing the scenes in each of them that will stay with you into the 2020s.
Whether feeling the blues or boredom, social distancing is leaving a lot of us with a lot of time on our hands. TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 recommends ten TV shows to get caught up on while we’re racking up screen time.