Currents Editor Milan Loiacono shares her inspirations behind the Currents Fall 2019 edition “Light & Dark”
Fall 2019: Challenging Perceptions of Light & Dark
At a predominately white institution, embracing one’s blackness is a top priority for African American students and faculty.
Clothing is a means of communicating a message to the world, with color driving the story.
Using screens for prolonged periods in the evening has costs and benefits. Productivity may be maximized but it may also cause the decline of one’s cognitive and communicative abilities.
A poem from our Currents 2019 Creative Writing Competition
A poem from our Currents Fall 2019 Creative Writing Competition
Few people take the time to consider that the vast majority of media teaches society that light is positive and darkness is negative, but this motif has significant implications.
Musical lyrics and melodies play upon themes of light and dark to create new meanings.
Since ancient times, people have turned to the sky to explain natural phenomena, navigate and tell time, relaying stories to illustrate what they found.
Light and dark are necessary counterbalances in art. Whether it is gray scale or complete contrast, light and dark work together to create meaning.