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Friday, June 09, 2023
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Mitski performs onstage in October 2018. Her newest album, “Laurel Hell,” came out last week.

Cry, dance and ponder ‘the road ahead’

With a distinctly newfound confidence and maturity, the Japanese-American singer-songwriter Mitski’s sixth studio album, “Laurel Hell,” debuted as a kind of swan song for the artist she has been and for the artist she has become. 

Members of The Buffalo Chips perform the group’s opening number at their “What the Funk” concert at Slee Hall.

Fun, funk and firsts

Clad in groovy glasses and retro outfits, the singers overwhelm the stage with good vibes and funky dances, every moment and accessory touched with personal flair. 

“Spencer” is the latest film chronicling the life of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Diana, Princess of Wails

“Spencer” is not the name one typically thinks of when remembering the former princess of Wales. It’s a name associated with a certain ordinariness, of a woman before her devastating marriage and claustrophobic relationship with the royal family.

Students dance during the annual “Garba Night.”

Garba Night triumphs as a celebration of joy during a time of uncertainty

The Student Union’s Flag Room is alive with movement. Swaths of richly dyed fabric sweep through the air as the crowd moves in circles, spinning their bodies in time with the thrumming music. Bare feet patter against the floor. Hands are in constant motion, clapping and weaving rhythmically. Laughter and cries of glee flood the area. 

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