Plein Eau Exhibition this November

Plein Eau Exhibition this November

On November 9-28, The Durbin Gallery at Birmingham-Southern College will feature the work of accomplished artist Michael Lennicx ’97 in an exhibition entitled “Plein Eau.” Lennicx is an acclaimed American artist and creator. His mediums range from fine art, conceptualism, and illustration to animation and functional design. His handiwork has been seen in more than 40 different titles in the television, film, and game industry, including multiple Emmy Award-winning shows. He graduated from BSC with a bachelor of fine arts degree and is now self-employed.

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Q & A with Author Abbey Lenzie

Q & A with Author Abbey Lenzie

On November the 8th at 3:30 in Harbert Auditorium, Birmingham-Southern (BSC) graduate will be speaking about her recently published, award-winning novella, In the Desert. Abbey Lenzie (class of 2013) majored in Media and Film Studies and minored in creative writing. Her novella recently won the 2018 Plaza Literary Prize. Before coming to her event on Thursday, Bagheera asked her a few questions.

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The Threat of Insta-Poets

The Threat of Insta-Poets

American poets watch as poetry-book sales dwindle and the entire state of fine arts seems to face the threat of dilapidation. In 1988, Joseph Epstein released his deep-cutting criticism on poetry through an essay titled “Who Killed Poetry?” While Epstein laid the blame on the shoulders of the poets of his generation, any modern-day poet is likely to blame a decreasing poetry market-place. In 2006, D.W. Fenza offered his own response to Epstein’s criticism with an article he called, “Who Keeps Killing Poetry?” Fenza claims poetry has become “a market-model formula” of sellers and consumers.

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College Announces Interim President

College Announces Interim President

As Flaherty-Goldsmith was not able to finish the 2018-19 term, BSC Provost Dr. Bradley J. Caskey has been named interim president. Caskey came to BSC as provost in 2017 after more than three decades of service at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. There, he was recently the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, overseeing 16 academic departments and interdisciplinary programs that include 2,200 students and more than 200 faculty and staff. Caskey previously served as associate and interim dean and chair of the psychology department.

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She's Got Grit

She's Got Grit

Following her freshman season, Petro won three all-conference team selections, collected a Player of the Year Award, achieved a 24-2 conference record at the number-one position, regularly won by coming from behind in heroic fashion, and became one of the best junior tennis coaches in the area. Her list of accolades did not come easily.

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Let's Go to Rojo

Let's Go to Rojo

A Birmingham-Southern Graduate's Bob-Dylan-Approved Restaurant 

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Senior Spotlight: Ashley Vann

Senior Spotlight: Ashley Vann

Before Graduation, Vann Designed an Experiment to Test Self Esteem's Influence on Bystander Intervention

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