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Posts tagged as “Controversy”

Student discusses separation of art and artist, the role of the media in art

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer In a world where fame is king, and celebrities are icons, it’s important for the rest of society to recognize the divide between artist and art.  Pop culture icons have always been regarded as the members of society whose opinions somehow carry more weight than the rest of us; however, as individuals, Read More

Confederate monuments bring controversy, spark discussion

Taylor Boydstun Variety Editor Following the nationwide controversy about Confederate monuments that has been reignited after the Charlottesville attacks, students and faculty discussed whether such monuments should be removed from public spaces. The discussion forum “American Downfall” debated the subject “What Do Confederate Monuments Symbolize?” in Patterson Hall 214 on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at noon. Luke Read More