The artist Andy Warhol once commented that, “All art is commercial art.” Satyajit Ray’s cinema, however, was steadfastly noncommercial. Ray was a certified auteur who made no concessions to the box office and preserved his personal vision at all costs. Although his films were acclaimed both in India and abroad, they were not as profitable…
Censorship then seems to serve but one primary purpose worldwide: to perpetuate views that cannot withstand the scrutiny of reason.
Ben Kaufman ’17 and Wyatt Smitherman ’16 go head to head on the debate over climate change. Kaufman argues it is largely man-created while Smitherman claims the effects of climate change are part of the larger uncontrollable weather cycles of the earth.
Navigating city streets with the wind in your hair may come in the form of a Mustang in Los Angeles, a Porsche in Berlin or a Ferrari in Rome. But in India, the convertible is replaced by a half-size, three-wheeled taxi that many say offers a fuller travel experience than any roof-down car: the auto-rickshaw.