The Review

The beginnings of Snail Mail and music in high school

August 7, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE, UNCATEGORIZED

Jordan graduated from high school this year, balancing schoolwork and touring with her band. My first set of questions tackled her experiences in school and the beginning of Snail Mail.   Being pretty young in this music scene, has age ever been an obstacle or problem for you? First, it’s annoying,...

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan opens up about her journey

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan opens up about her journey

Lilah Gaber, Social Media Editor

August 3, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Lindsey Jordan of the rock band Snail Mail discusses her experiences as a young woman in the music industry.

Classic plays refreshed at Houston Shakespeare Festival

Classic plays refreshed at Houston Shakespeare Festival

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

July 30, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

What would make me go outside in Houston in the middle of summer? Honestly, not much. There is one notable exception: Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Even if your only encounter with Shakespeare has been your high school English class, the shows put on at HSF are captivatin...

Postcards from Summer: Rockbrook Camp

Postcards from Summer: Rockbrook Camp

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer

July 28, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

“In the heart of a wooded mountain, circled by silvery streams, is a dear old place called Rockbrook, the scene of our girlhood dreams…” For the sixth summer in a row, I attended Rockbrook Camp for Girls, a small, rural camp in Brevard, North Carolina. For nearly a month, I, along with two ...

Under Review: Wonder Woman

Under Review: Wonder Woman

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

June 8, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Patty Jenkins' 'Wonder Woman' brings a welcome jolt of excitement and heart to the DC Cinematic Universe.

Free Press Summer Fest 2017 Preview

Free Press Summer Fest 2017 Preview

Irene Vazquez, Claire Furse, and Lilah Gaber

June 2, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, ODDS&ENDS, SHOWCASE

Read these essential tips from Irene, Claire, and Lilah before the 2017 Free Press Summer Fest.

“13 Reasons Why” peddles misconceptions to vulnerable audience

“13 Reasons Why” peddles misconceptions to vulnerable audience

Sophie Caldwell, Copy Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

"13 Reasons Why" presenting dangerous fallacies about suicide and mental illness.

Alumni artwork featured in “Creative Visions” exhibition

Alumni artwork featured in “Creative Visions” exhibition

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under ART, CULTURE, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Curated by Dan Havel, “Creative Visions Beyond the Storied Cloisters" features alumni artists including photographer Claire Dorfman ('14) and designers Preston Boyer ('13) and Bach Mai ('07).

ISAS Spotlight: From gouache to clay, visual artists try new mediums

ISAS Spotlight: From gouache to clay, visual artists try new mediums

Mia Fares

April 20, 2017


Filed under ART, CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Visual artists had the chance to showcase their work and explore new mediums at the 50th anniversary of the ISAS Arts Festival.

Day in the Life of an ISAS Arts Festival actress

Day in the Life of an ISAS Arts Festival actress

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, DAY IN THE LIFE, ODDS&ENDS, SHOWCASE

Read about the Day in the Life of Irene Vazquez, who acted a scene from "Intimate Apparel" at the ISAS Arts festival.

ISAS Spotlight: “Eurydice” moves audiences

ISAS Spotlight: “Eurydice” moves audiences

Amy Liu and Mia Fares

April 13, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

A modern twist on an ancient Greek myth, "Eurydice" will premiere in the Black Box Theater on April 13.

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

ISAS Spotlight: Musician Parker Guinn

Amy Liu and Mia Fares

April 8, 2017


Filed under CULTURE

Visual arts and theater groups attended the ISAS Arts Festival April 6-8. Read about highlights and interesting artists.

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