Archive for Sophia Laurenzi

('17, Psychology, Performance Editor) likes spontaneous dance parties and drawers full of snacks. She's (proudly) from New Jersey and loves California but misses the pizza.

To See Ourselves Correctly TAPS' Production of The Laramie Project

In the same way that you as the audience must see, through the graphic descriptions of Matthew’s injuries, his brutal victimization, you must also see McKinney as a human with a face and a young child. You must see the old teachers who will not desert Henderson, the pastor who wants to save McKinney’s soul but not his body from the electric chair, the student actor who can never quite “agree” with homosexuality, the doctors and detectives and students who break down and lose friends when everything they thought they knew about their town and themselves shatters.  Read more…


90s RAP THROWBACK: your week 4 playlist

Our favorite 90s hip-hop.

PUBLIC ENEMY – “Fight The Power” – as described by yanni dahmani

Mother fuck Trump and John Wayne

HOUSE OF PAIN – “Jump Around” – as described by ena alvarado

Who else watched Mrs. Doubtfire obsessively as a kid? I can’t remember how many times I danced recklessly to this song on top of my mother’s precious dining table, home alone in our apartment on a Sunday afternoon. To call it a classic would be an irresponsible understatement. “Jump Around” is a funk fest, and all that remains is to hail Robin Williams!

BEASTIE BOYS – “Body Movin’” – as described […] Read more…

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