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Articles by Sarah Holder

Ground breakers

The man had been sleeping in the bottom of the stairwell for years. From the top of the parking garage staircase, one could hardly make out what was curled...

The promised land

The corner of Starr and Newhall Street smells like wet paint. Many of the other street corners seem to, today. It’s a beautiful October afternoon, and I’m driving through...

Hand-picked

On a December 2006 afternoon, light shone through the gallery’s glass-paned entryway and landed on a sun-dappled collection of contemporary sculptures at the unveiling of Louis Kahn’s latest New...

To catch a thief

The temperature-controlled room was set to 70 degrees, but the man couldn’t stop sweating. His eyes darted around the dimly-lit space, and rested hungrily on the yellowing books laid...

Just my type

She’s poised, hair tied back under a bright red headscarf, sharp eyes staring out through square black glasses, thin wrist wrapped in a red bracelet that glints as she...

Rising from the ashes

“This man is frail. He’s past the prime of life,” the tour guide says, gesturing at the old man hunched in the portrait beside her. “He’s old and powerless.”...

Congregation of word

“If you’re alive tonight, say ‘Yeah, Yeah!’” Carvens Lissaint bellowed from the stage. The audience crackled with energy— we were very much alive, and had been since Lissaint and...

A cappelectric

You’re going to hear things that are like, ‘Woah, what is that, that can’t be right—’” says Jake Reske, DC ’14, “But it is. I promise you. It’s all...

98. Best time saver

Too busy to function? Stop going to class. Don’t worry, I’m not encouraging, like, blatantly disregarding academia. This time saver includes all of the learning but takes out the...