Creating with Inigo Communications: Fall 2021

In the fall of 2021, I participated as a Creative Coordiantor for Inigo Communications, Chicago’s first and only student-run communications agency. As Creative Coordinator I am in charge of designing and making visual deliverables a reality for our clients: United Airlines Avionos The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce In this role I extended my creative skillsContinue reading “Creating with Inigo Communications: Fall 2021”

El círculo infinito de la hipocresía y desconfianza

La novela, La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades, escrita por un autor anónimo, cuenta la vida de Lazarillo de Tormes, un muchacho joven que viaja por España al lado de varios amos. Con cada uno, Lazaro aprende a sobrevivir a las oscuras realidades de la vida. Como muchas obrasContinue reading “El círculo infinito de la hipocresía y desconfianza”

La Muerte, el Amor, y la Sociedad

Coplas por la muerte de su padre, La Celestina, y Romance de Gerineldo y la Infanta, son tres obras de la Edad Media en la península Ibérica que ilustran diferentes representaciones de lo que es la muerte, a quién afecta, y qué la provoca. En Coplas por la muerte de su padre Jorge Manrique lamentaContinue reading “La Muerte, el Amor, y la Sociedad”

Blanco y Negro; Vida o Muerte

La Casa de Bernarda Alba, escrita por Federico Garcia Lorca, es una obra de teatro que el dramaturgo describe como un documental fotográfico, que analiza las costumbres de España antes de la guerra civil. En la época, se valora la pureza y el estatus social de las mujeres. La obra se enfoca en la vidaContinue reading “Blanco y Negro; Vida o Muerte”

San Manuel, ¿Es Realmente Bueno?

El cuento San Manuel Bueno, mártir, escrito por Miguel de Unamuno, relata a través de los ojos de Ángela Carballido la vida de su padre espiritual Don Manuel, el cura de Valverde de Lucerna. El cuento empieza con Ángela nombrando varios actos que Don Manuel ha hecho, que lo hacen digno de ser santo. SegúnContinue reading “San Manuel, ¿Es Realmente Bueno?”

Profile: Nebraska Governatorial Candidate Charles Herbster

Written May of 2021 An insight into Herbster’s background, connections, and political goals Former Trump adviser and agricultural business mogul Charles Herbster formally launched his campaign for Governor of Nebraska on Monday at a barn outside of Fremont, hoping to make Nebraska, “an even greater state than it is,” but his political and financial connectionsContinue reading “Profile: Nebraska Governatorial Candidate Charles Herbster”

Review: Gus Dapperton’s Orca is Forgettable Yet Intensely Relatable

Written October of 2020 Colorful and quirky bedroom pop artist Gus Dapperton shows a new side of him in his sophomore album, Orca. He released a more melancholy and intimate sound that may be appreciated by his biggest fans and deep thinkers, but the lack of entertainment value and consistency in identity fails to capitalizeContinue reading “Review: Gus Dapperton’s Orca is Forgettable Yet Intensely Relatable”

Unconventional Art from an Unconventional Soul

How the OWL Lab’s Jillian Musielak found her unique identity as an artist Written in October 2020 One by one, OWL Lab manager and Technology Coordinator Jillian Musielak fills in squares on a spreadsheet. After filling in each square, she diligently takes screenshots, ultimately putting them into Adobe Premiere Pro to make an animation. AlthoughContinue reading “Unconventional Art from an Unconventional Soul”

Finding a New Sound

Alternative artist looks to find his unique style Dabbling with the sea of buttons on his keyboard and tap dancing on the pedals for his electric guitar, alternative artist and Loyola University Chicago sophomore Ryan Cordero mixes and matches the tunes of his instruments to create a new sound. Cordero and his music partner CharlieContinue reading “Finding a New Sound”

Infographic: Unemployment Rates in Creative Fields Throughout the Pandemic

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every industry there is. The COVID-19 Recovery Support Function Leadership Group found that creative fields have been especially affected compared to the U.S. average. Jobs for dancers and choreographers have taken the greatest hit with an unemployment increase of 44% while art directors, fine artistsContinue reading “Infographic: Unemployment Rates in Creative Fields Throughout the Pandemic”