An artist is nothing without his printmaker. Printmaking is unique in the art world. It relies largely on what master printmaker Dan Welden said is “a love for process” while other art forms, such as painting, rely on perfecting the piece.
The construction of America’s concept of “war on women” came into full fruition in the recent presidential primary cycle.
When South Sudan was born in July 2011, it was like “literally going to sleep in one country and waking up in another without moving,” according to former Senator Tom Andrews (D-ME) in a Aug.
I remember when I was younger, I wanted to be a marine biologist. That pull to the deep unknown engulfed me, and nothing could ever prove to surpass all the creatures that filled that vessel. My parents would buy me book after book on every species known in the ocean, yet as that desire was fulfilled, I would again strive to learn more.
One day, a creature by the name of Jabba the Hutt captured Alderon’s Princess Leia, and he put her in a gold bikini, the Gold Bikini.
I am standing on the precipice of something great, you say. I am making the right decision, you say.
“Please explain this to me like I’m a five year old.” I guess this can be said about nearly every decision that I read about African politics, but this one is one of those decisions that makes vomit fill my mouth and the ground below my feet feel shaky. This July, Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza stole a third term and changed his country’s constitution despite great opposition from his own party — claiming that his first term did not count on the grounds that he was appointed by Parliament rather than being elected by popular vote.
And the results are in! For the 2015 year, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been declared the winner of China’s Confucius Peace Prize for the Founding Leader as “he brought benefit to the people of Zimbabwe.” This benefit so frequently manifests itself in the presence of mass atrocities and election violence, but maybe for a moment let’s put that aside to reevaluate how we got here. The prize was first awarded in 2010 in response to the Nobel Committee’s choice to give the Nobel Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese dissident who spent 11 years in prison.
Donald Trump could very well be America’s next president. Or “America’s First African President.” At least, that is what Trevor Noah, the host who has taken the seat of our beloved Jon Stewart, has to say.
“Olive, can I tell you a little something about ice cream?” Richard asked. “Yeah,” said Olive. “Well, ice cream is made from cream, which comes from cow’s milk, and cream has a lot of fat in it.