Music misdiagnosed: A loss of voice, discovery of identity

By Christina Elias When Iliana Brodsky woke up on the day of the most important auditions of her high school career, her voice was gone. So she did what most singers would: she pretended nothing was wrong. “I couldn’t speak,” Brodsky said. “I couldn’t even whisper. Nothing was happening. And I did what you were … Continue reading Music misdiagnosed: A loss of voice, discovery of identity

Drawing the line between heritage and history

A local group aims to change perceptions of Confederate flag. By Christina Elias For many in the South, the Confederate battle flag is a common sight. Following the shooting of nine African-Americans in a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, this past June, the flag has come under fire as a symbol of white supremacy … Continue reading Drawing the line between heritage and history