Author: Gabriella Lewis

Rocking out with We Are Damselflys

In our second episode of Clifton Culture, hosts Eythen Anthony (23C) and Oli Turner (25C) talk to We Are Damselflys, a punk southeast emo band based out of Atlanta, Ga. The band is comprised of guitarists Chris Gadomski (23C) and Sawyer Gray (22C), bassist Elliot Reardon, and drummer Foster Mosden (22B), with all members also [...]

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How Dennis Rodman transformed culture by teaching us to buck norms

Last semester, I studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa. One morning, I was sitting around chatting with my housemates. We were discussing gender and sexuality, and I offhandedly brought up Dennis Rodman. I assumed Rodman was a niche 1990s talking point that only American sports fanatics would understand, so I expected starting a conversation [...]

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Poetry reflections with Mads Gordon

In the premier episode of Clifton Culture, hosts Eythen Anthony (23C) and Oli Turner (25C) talk to Mads Gordon (24C), a poet from Thomasville, Ga. Gordon shares some of their poetry, and we chat about the future of promoting creative work, the space between art and life and the role that Southern identity plays in [...]

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Gloves off With Gabriella: the winners and losers of sports boycotts

The Atlanta Braves' Truist Park, the original site of the 2021 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The festivities were later moved to Denver, Colorado. (Michael Mariam/Managing Editor) Despite being beloved as one of the best ballparks in America, Major League Baseball (MLB) suddenly moved its 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta’s Truist Park just three [...]

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