The air is crisp, the salted caramel mochas are brewing and Wisconsin Avenue has never looked more beautiful. Fall brings the fashion community together through layers, sweaters and boots. You may often find yourself in the habit of throwing on a pair of UGGs, leggings and an over-sized sweatshirt, but let’s keep the creativity going from summer.
James Wright Foley dedicated the last years of his life to exposing humanitarian crises in the Middle East. The photojournalist worked countless hours providing in-depth coverage of the Libyan and Syrian civil wars and their civilian casualties. He faced captivity twice, spending more than two years as a hostage in total. Eventually, he paid the ultimate price in an act of terrorism that shocked the world.
Solid Cedar is comprised of Bobby Helf, a senior in the College of Engineering, and J.T. Gylland, a senior at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The small band’s history dates back to when Gylland and Helf began playing together in sixth grade. Gylland performs guitar/vocals, and Bobby is on the drums. The duo named their first band Split Decision and played small shows and festivals throughout grade school and high school. As soon as they graduated high school, the band split off for college.
As I lay on the cold hard floor, I can feel my heart pounding rapidly as if it could burst out of me at any second. I close my eyes, and I try to recover my breath. My hands burn from the scratchy rug, and my legs are placed close together in a corpse-like pose. Finally, a yoga position I can execute perfectly.
Danny Alfonzo is a senior in the College of Communication majoring in advertising and minoring in graphic design. He also has an amazing talent for photography, a hobby he was able to actualize through Marquette en Madrid, a study abroad program in Madrid, Spain.