Student Perspective

December 18, 2015

Black Girl Magic!

Photo Credit: Curtis Brown Photography   Doug Wright, president of the Dramatists guild, comments on the recent controversies at Clarion University where a playwright has pulled the rights to a show for not agreeing with

May 6, 2015

‘My ART is. . .’: Final Reflection

Everyone has an art. Whether it is painting the next soon-to-be unforgettable masterpiece of the century or engineering a state-of-the-art technological system for the next millennium, everyone has a craft that is worth sharing for the

April 8, 2015

Talent Showcase at the Student Art Sale

In addition to traditionally selecting a student’s work to be a part of its permanent collection, ARTS NC STATE provided the opportunity for NC State students to submit their artwork to be viewed and purchased by

March 10, 2015

Creative Writing Accepts Everyone

Imagine an astrophysics major taking a creative writing course.  It may be hard to picture it, but surprisingly and often enough, this sort of scenario exists! It’s not uncommon for students to have some profound

February 11, 2015

The Arts Create New Successes in Entrepreneurship

When comparing dance to sports, there’s often this misconception that the injuries acquired from dance are not as serious as sports injuries. Suzanne Matthews, CEO of Soutenu Dancewear, wants people to recognize the reality that

February 10, 2015

Odyssey of the Mind Theatre Tour

by Varsha Simha Odyssey of the Mind is an international education program for students in kindergarten through college, providing creative problem-solving opportunities in a competitive environment. These competitions take place worldwide, and on Friday, January

December 12, 2014

What DakhaBrakha ‘gave’ and what I ‘took’

DakhaBrakha means ‘give/take’ in the old Ukrainian language There’s no doubt that music influences us everyday. It comprises a huge part of our lives — it’s expressive, it’s translatable, it’s transmissible and contagious. It inspires

December 10, 2014

Storytelling with Slapstick: Lucky Plush Style!

Just Cuz Crew is comprised of student dancers with various backgrounds — some dancers have had years of multiple training and some never had performing dance experience. Some dance for fun and enjoyment while others