Archive | December, 2011

O’Brother Interview

Local Atlanta band, O’Brother, released their debut rock album, Garden Window, Nov. 15. The Profile’s Johnnie Sanchez caught up with Tanner Merritt, the band’s lead singer, and talked about being heard, missing home, and passing kindness on.

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Woodruff Scholars: A Snapshot of the Past 35 Years

Most likely, you have had a Woodruff Scholar in your class. Sometimes it is obvious: a woman in her mid-forties that you thought might have been your professor at first, but ended up sitting down next to you and unloading her notebook on to the table. Sometimes it is not so obvious: a traditional age student who is eighteen, just graduated from high school in May, but she gets into her car at the end of the day and goes home to a husband or a child.

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“I can be free of it:” An Interview with Cicada Rhythm

by Johnnie Sanchez Staff-Writer Kirslis and DeMarcus complement each other well in their duet, Cicada Rhythm, using only a guitar and double bass. Kirslis sings with  a clear yet twangy voice and DeMarcus accompanies with a smoky, deep voice brimming with Tennessee soul. Kirslis, a current student at Georgia Tech teamed up with DeMarcus, a […]

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Ask Agnes: What should I do over Winter Break?

Relax. Take a break from Agnes, and spend time with family and friends. De-stress during your trip back home. We get an entire month to mentally, physically, and emotionally prepare for the spring semester, and I advise you to take full advantage of it.

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Agnes Scott to launch new brand personality

In the fall of 2012, Agnes Scott College will launch a new brand, including an updated motto, graphic elements, and website layout. The new brand will reflect findings from research, focus groups, and interviews, and will better reflect the values and personality of Agnes Scott to the internal and external community.

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Review: Take Shelter

Too soon to get your Oscar ballots ready? Not if you’ve seen Jeff Nichols’ newest film, Take Shelter, based on his screenplay. Michael Shannon delivers a tour de force performance as Curtis LaForche, a mild mannered contractor working to support his loving wife Samantha, superbly portrayed by Jessica Chastain, and their six-year-old daughter Hannah who has recently lost her hearing. Their stable and loving happiness is threatened when Curtis begins to have terrifying nightmares of a biblical nature of an apocalyptic storm on the horizon.

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