This Month’s Picks: February 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz February took us by storm. Winter storm. Ha. What a month. I could use a month to recuperate from February, but no such thing. March madness is here! The ICC Cricket World Cup has been a blast so far (probably because my team is doing well; Go India!). This month has hadContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: February 2015”

Oscars: The Theory of Everything

By: Gabriela Yareliz It was quite the match: a church-going, angelic-voiced polyglot filled with hope and an intelligent, boyish and mysterious scientist filled with angst. She became his lifesaver in more ways than one. I am so hoping that The Theory of Everything gets Best Picture tonight at the Oscars. There are some serious inaccuracies in the film as comparedContinue reading “Oscars: The Theory of Everything”

Hispanic Heritage: Chico and Rita

By: Gabriela Yareliz In honor of Hispanic Heritage, I continue to post some cultural bits. On NPR, I listened to an interview, with Fernando Trueba, about Chico and Rita, a film about pre-revolution Cuba. It was absolutely inspiring, and the music sounds so exquisite and dreamy. The film is animated, and it has some of theContinue reading “Hispanic Heritage: Chico and Rita”