Nkame: A Retrospective of Belkis Ayón

For my Black History Month article, I wanted to go somewhere I hadn’t gone before and immerse myself in something foreign. The Nkame exhibit at the Kemper Contemporary Art Museum did exactly that. Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón (1967–1999) is the first in the United States to feature the work of BelkisContinue reading “Nkame: A Retrospective of Belkis Ayón”

The Children’s Place

Located at 2 E 59th St in Brookside, The Children’s Place is an organization that helps develop children aged 6 weeks to 6 years that have undergone immense abuse and neglect. Rockhurst has had a strong presence at The Children’s Place every year for Senior Service. In 1976, the public awareness and conversation of childContinue reading “The Children’s Place”

Students stay active during the summer with TIE trips

Rockhurst doesn’t close its doors during summer. The school is still active with service trips, summer school, training sessions, etc. This year’s TIE trips and Alaska trip were two standouts, as they pushed students beyond their comfort zones and challenged them. This year’s Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors participated in TIE KC, TIE Tennessee, and TIEContinue reading “Students stay active during the summer with TIE trips”

Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN” Review

Many know Kendrick Lamar as a fantastic concept artist, able to weave narratives with fantastic beats to create meaningful and fun albums. DAMN, Lamar’s 4th album, is a breath of fresh air that continues to break ground in storytelling. 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly was heavily layered with jazzy instrumentals and complex storytelling. If TPABContinue reading “Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN” Review”

Which type of water bottle are you?

Whether in the form of Camelbaks, Blender Bottles or gallon jugs, the Rockhurst community uses many water bottles. However, there is an underlying satirical stigma attached to each one and the people that drink out of them. The following questions may help you decide which water bottle is right for you. Are you an athlete?Continue reading “Which type of water bottle are you?”

Sullivan: Clown epidemic should be taken seriously

One trend with the internet and social media is that people online have a tendency to take things too far. This rings true for the latest social media trend: clown sightings. Despite horror movies, these makeup wearing jokesters are rarely dangerous. However, these clowns may have a more sinister goal. The frenzy began in Greenville,Continue reading “Sullivan: Clown epidemic should be taken seriously”