December 12, 2012
November 28, 2012
Holidays are notorious for breakups.
When I was in college (when I say that I sound eerily old, but I really mean when I was in college less than two years ago, this still happens now), we rather callously called it the '...
October 26, 2012
Hauntingly selected by Addie Bender. We’re getting ready for Halloween here at the Iris office! You’re going to want to turn up the bass on this playlist, which features some of the most classic EDM anthems of the past year or two. We couldn’t leave out the original Halloween jams either- check out the “Monster Mash” and of course, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”!
This playlist was inspired by an awesome event coming to Charlottesville on Wednesday, October 31st- Barstool Blackout! It will be hosted at the Jefferson Theater, one of Charlottesville’s best music venues. Get your tickets...
October 19, 2012
Sweating, smiling, laughing, messing up, and feeling incredible. That is my state of mind and body on Sunday nights, Monday nights, Tuesday nights, Wednesday nights, and any other night I can find. I have danced for a long time, but I only started Latin dancing last year, here at U.Va. Since then, as anyone who knows me can tiredly attest, Latin dancing has been a huge part of my life. Many of my closest friends, and even more of my favorite memories, have come from Latin dancing- feeling incredibly sexy during bachata, having a blast dancing merengue, embracing the thrill of partnership...
October 11, 2012
Carefully selected by Addie Bender.
A calming set of songs, both classical and modern, to get you prepared for the ever-
looming midterm exams. Throw this playlist on and prepare your ears for the
stimulating melodies of Purity Ring, Bonobo, and Grimes.
On a lighter (non-study related!) note, check out this amazing YouTube video by
Australian DJ “Pogo”. He uses sounds...
September 01, 2012
Two professors, Meredith Woo, one grad student, and many undergraduate females walk into a bar...
Last semester I had the privilege of attending a fascinating Flash Seminar, as part of EngageUVA. The topic: "Why Women Can't Have It all." Our discussion was very much led by a woman who would appear to contradict the discussion title; she has risen quickly up the U.Va ladder, as a professor at Northwestern, a professor and associate dean at Michigan, and now a professor and the...
January 27, 2012
Former Iris intern and UVA alum Anushay Hossain is best-known for her work as a writer, cultural critic, and women's rights advocate. She has written for The Huffington Post and The International Herald Tribune, among other publications. She is also the woman behind the blog Anushay’s Point and has a regular spot on ...
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