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A year of culture and inquiry
A year of culture and inquiry
Taylor Byrd | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jake Thrasher | email@example.com
Kate Louise Prender | firstname.lastname@example.org
“What is art?” We’ve all been asked this question at some point in our education, and we’ve all subsequently racked our brains trying to define the undefinable. No definition can encompass art’s power or greatness, but the Oxford dictionary does its best, defining art as “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, producing works to be appreciated...
Welcome back! We're a bit belated with our greeting, but we hope you sent 2014 out with a bang all the same! We were sad to see it go here at Koi Talk, though we have enough exciting changes in store for 2015 that we’re coping fairly well. First off—we are rebranding our publication, and have chosen the new title, Populi Magazine. For those of you who aren’t linguists, "populi" means people in Latin. We felt that the name captured the purpose of this...
By Zoe McDonald | email@example.com
We talked Moon Taxi’s upcoming album, the state of radio today, and that one song Wes Bailey hates. But first, we climbed on the roof.
By Eleanor Anthony | firstname.lastname@example.org
World renowned concert pianist Bruce Levingston is to give the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Spring 2015 Convocation at the University of Mississippi on February 10, 2015. Read an exclusive interview with Mr. Levingston regarding his life and work, his new position of Artist in Residence at the University of Mississippi, and his thoughts on creativity and an artistic life.
Lizzy Wicks | email@example.com
A young boy observes a sculptor carving away at a generic piece of marble. Passion radiates from the man, leading the boy to question what the man is intending to create out of the piece of rock. Finally, overwhelmed by curiosity, the boy asks the sculptor why he is working so hard. Diligently striking the block of marble, the sculptor replies, “Young man, there is an angel inside...
Mattie Thrasher | firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the possibility that human actions are innate responses to our primary intentions and, what can the realization of these intentions do for the artist? There is a difference between structured and free flowing art, whether there is intention behind the work or not. If the artist is aware of their intentions, then the product will become much more intimate much more so than if it were...
Maggie Smith | email@example.com
I do a lot of reading because I’m an English major. Conversely, I’m an English major because I do a lot of reading. When I tell someone my major, I get a lot of people who respond that they hate reading, but I also get several who say they enjoy reading, just not in a classroom environment. Now, this could mean they don’t like reading while under a time limit or the stress of an approaching test...