Kirsten's Travel Journal

With support from Miller Art Scholars and the University Award for Projects in the Arts, I had an amazing opportunity to travel alone this summer and work on an artist’s book. Over the course of June, I backpacked from Madrid to Rome. My project takes the shape of a travel journal and is an attempt to capture the strange, inspiring, and occasionally frightening experiences from my travels.

It’s Time to End the Imbalance: Lifting the Ban on Sorority Parties

beat-up sofa outside frat house

We’ve all heard the stories about the dangerous frat parties. We know that one in five college women will experience sexual assault by the time she graduates. We’ve seen the stories about party rape and the use of alcohol in sexual assault. We’ve tried to make bystander intervention a part of the college culture, tried giving courses on sexual assault to fraternities, and tried teaching women how to avoid situations that make sexual assault more likely.

For the First Time in Its History, Four Women Lead the Cavalier Marching Band

As you find your seat in Scott Stadium on a sunny Saturday afternoon, you’re drawn to the shifting sights and sounds: the bright advertisements on Hoo Vision, the shouting fans, the acrobatics of the cheerleaders and dance team, as well as the rowdy student section. Suddenly, a cheer begins to ripple through the crowd, as a line of students carrying drums of different sizes emerges on the bright green field. Behind the drumline, tuba players stand at the ready.

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