Juilliard Must Address Complicity in Levine Misconduct (by Dieffenbach & Parker)

Like many, we are deeply saddened by the recent news reports of Juilliard alum James Levine’s alleged longstanding history of sexual abuse. That an esteemed, beloved artist could abuse his position of power and influence to such an extreme degree is unthinkable. It violates our most basic moral sense and our concept of what an artist should be. And yet—as we are increasingly being made aware—sexual abuse, harassment, and misconduct occur all too often both in classical music and outside it.

Like many, we are deeply saddened by the recent news reports of Juilliard alum James Levine’s alleged longstanding history of sexual abuse. That an esteemed, beloved artist could abuse his position of power and influence to such an extreme degree is unthinkable. It violates our most basic moral sense and our concept of what an artist should be. And yet—as we are increasingly being made aware—sexual abuse, harassment, and misconduct occur all too often both in classical music and outside it.

Robberson & Surgener Voted New Editors-in-Chief of The Citizen-Penguin

After a vote of current student contributors, Fiona Robberson ’21 & Alaina Surgener ’21 have been named the incoming Editors-in-Chief of The Citizen-Penguin. To our knowledge, every current student who had contributed to The Citizen-Penguin was offered a ballot to vote among several very qualified candidates.

After a vote of current student contributors, Fiona Robberson ’21 & Alaina Surgener ’21 have been named the incoming Editors-in-Chief of The Citizen-Penguin. To our knowledge, every current student who had contributed to The Citizen-Penguin was offered a ballot to vote among several very qualified candidates.

PENGCAST Ep. 9 — MEET THE NEW EDITORS — Fiona Robberson and Alaina Surgener

Mish and Janice have a happy surprise in Episode 9. Meet the new co-editors in chief of the Citizen Penguin, Fiona Robberson (MFA ’21) and Alaina Surgener (BFA ’21)! Get the inside scoop on the future of the student-run newspaper, the drama audition process, and Lady Bird.

Mish and Janice have a happy surprise in Episode 9. Meet the new co-editors in chief of the Citizen Penguin, Fiona Robberson (MFA ’21) and Alaina Surgener (BFA ’21)! Get the inside scoop on the future of the student-run newspaper, the drama audition process, and Lady Bird.

Barrett Hipes (Associate Dean for Student Development) Addresses Winter Closure of Residence Hall

Barrett Hipes (Associate Dean for Student Development ) responds to the recent student concerns regarding the closure of the Residence Hall over winter break.

Barrett Hipes (Associate Dean for Student Development ) responds to the recent student concerns regarding the closure of the Residence Hall over winter break.

Tomorrow (Wednesday) — Free ARTReach Lunch and Service Trip Brainstorming Session

RSVP before the end of the day! (And just email the OSA if you don’t RSVP in time but still want to come.)
From the OSA: 

We’d like to invite you to an ARTReach Collaborative Lunch on Wednesday, December 13 from 1:00 – 2:00pm in Room 529. Lunch will be provided for you. All you need to bring is a willingness to engage in thoughtful conversation about how best to organize.

RSVP before the end of the day! (And just email the OSA if you don’t RSVP in time but still want to come.)
From the OSA: 

We’d like to invite you to an ARTReach Collaborative Lunch on Wednesday, December 13 from 1:00 – 2:00pm in Room 529. Lunch will be provided for you. All you need to bring is a willingness to engage in thoughtful conversation about how best to organize.