The Sound of Woody Allen, by Nick Andersen
Why Gershwin, Bechet and Ellington deserve just as much credit as Allen and Keaton for that witty blend of neurotic cinematic magic.
So That You May Hear the Other Half, by Nusaibah Kofar-Naisa
As Duke sophomore Nyuol Tong continues preparations for building a primary school in his South Sudanese hometown, he uses other passions to help him make sense of his experiences back home. In this piece, Nyuol sheds light on music as a form of torture fundamental to each of our lives.
Durham’s Food Trucks, by Julia Schonheit
Food trucks are the new trend in the food scene of Durham. Hear what Becky, co-owner of Pie Pushers; Vanessa and Yoni Mazuz, the owners of The Parlour; Rochelle Johnson of The Cookery, the local commercial kitchen; and some Durham folk have to say about the trucks’ contribution to the community.
Shakespeare on Nothing, by Josh Stillman
We get it: Shakespeare’s a great writer. But why is it that we revere the playwright with such ardor? Duke Professor and Shakespearean scholar George Gopen hones in on a single passage from The Winter’s Tale, one of Shakespeare’s later, lesser-known works, to help explain just what makes his writing so powerful.
Bird Research Process, by Aleis Murphy
A student is assigned to explore the thought process of a certain species with two legs and a vocal apparatus.
A Haitian Requiem, by Aziza-Mistral Sullivan
Senior Martin Connor discusses the 2010 Haiti earthquake–and the requiem that he composed in response.