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BRITTANY DILIBERTO FOR THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY | The actors in "1 Henry IV" take each character and mold it to their own interpretation of the play, improving upon and building off of their source material.

‘1 Henry IV’ Cast Showcases Acting Prowess at Folger Theatre

When Prince Hal utters the pivotal line “I know you all” during his famous monologue at the end of act one, scene two of William Shakespeare’s “1 Henry IV,” he addresses his relationship with his drunken father figure turned fellow bar chum Falstaff. However, when actor Avery Whitted delivered the[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Theatre
Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: Understanding a Breakup Through Poetry

It is impossible to be prepared for a breakup. You can seek advice from your friends or family and think about the words over and over again, but nothing prepares you for the aftermath of an ended relationship. You can run through all the postbreakup steps outlined in romantic comedies[Read More…]

Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘Sexographies’ Honestly Dissects How We Perceive Our Bodies

Getting dressed in the summer is a struggle. As someone who thrives during the cool autumn months, relishing in the opportunity to don my best turtlenecks and boots, I struggle to find the same satisfaction when crafting my summer wardrobe. Finding summer outfits proves physically and mentally taxing because minimal[Read More…]

by July 21, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘The Hand That First Held Mine’ Celebrates Feminine Resilience

I expected studying abroad to be difficult. I anticipated the homesickness, the fear of awkward social interactions and stressful travel planning. After all, both Georgetown and St. Andrews hosted so many orientations and sent countless emails preparing me for my time abroad that I felt it would be the hardest[Read More…]

Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘The Daydreamer’ Rekindles the Magic of Imagination

Twenty-one is an odd age. I have graduated from my teenage years and live away from home for eight months of the year. I am still in school, however, and not financially independent. At least until I graduate, I am riding the wave between childhood and full-fledged adulthood. My occupancy[Read More…]

by April 16, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘The Quarry Wood’ Emphasizes the Power of Education

At the beginning of March, I hit an academic wall. Having coasted through two months at St. Andrews with relative ease, I suddenly found myself bombarded by deadlines for essays, my thesis proposal and my application to Georgetown’s accelerated graduate program. I was floundering, and I couldn’t seem to shake[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘44 Scotland Street’ Offers a Locale Defined by Its People

I have never been a spontaneous, go-with-the-flow person, and now that I’ve been in St. Andrews, Scotland, for a month I’m relieved to say that I have finally established a weekly routine. My Mondays are mostly free and devoted to readings and research. I attend Zumba on Tuesdays, orchestra on[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
NOVEL IDEAS: Examining the Strange Case of Studying Abroad

NOVEL IDEAS: Examining the Strange Case of Studying Abroad

On Saturday, I sent an email blast to my friends and family detailing my first week abroad, showcasing photos of the St. Andrews beachfront. As I expected, few people responded, but those that did sent heartfelt messages offering their prayers and sharing excitement for my semester in Scotland. My friend[Read More…]

by January 28, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
NOVEL IDEAS: New Insights Into an Old Poem

NOVEL IDEAS: New Insights Into an Old Poem

Every New Year’s Eve at midnight, after the luminous multicolored ball drops and couples exchange their midnight kisses, a familiar question can be heard echoing throughout throngs of partygoers: “Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?” This question, which readers may recognize as the first line of[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Photo by Mark Douet

‘An Inspector Calls’ Critiques Society’s Conscience

This article discusses suicide. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on campus. As the lights dimmed, bomb sirens roared and fog emerged in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidney Harman Hall on Nov. 26; the audience was transported to 1912 England. Coupling comedy with death and opulence[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Theatre