I Do Not Know Greta Gerwig

by Wilson Holzhaeuser

I do not know Greta Gerwig, but I feel like I do. I know she’s from Sacramento. I know she acted in her Catholic high school theater productions which inspired her to pursue the arts in college. I know she moved to New York to study at Barnard, not Columbia, but didn’t quite make it as a playwright in school. I know that her 20’s were a little unguided and she may have felt like she was falling behind her peers as she was finding her path in life. She grew up largely working class and may have felt insecure about that sometimes.

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Diversity in Film Criticism: Part 1 - April Wolfe and Alicia Malone

by Rosalie Kicks, Old Sport

I’ve always been a writer in one way or another. However, it was in the eighth grade that I truly remember being shown how powerful writing can be. There was a teacher, a former journo, that made me realize the influence I could have with my words. She ran the school newspaper and I of course immediately joined with the determination to push my agenda. One of my first stories being about the negative impact heavy school bags could have on a teenager’s back causing students to resemble hunched turtles. The article was entitled, “Backpacks: A Weighty Issue”.

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