Katy McCoy

‘Christian kids and sex’

“Stories about Christian kids and sex are always funny,” sophomore actress Emily Anderson said. Anderson plays Carlyle, the female lead in Generic Theatre Company’s presentation of “The Stonewater Rapture,” which ran this past weekend at Lisner Downstage. Senior Kiernan McGowan directs, and Adam Jacobs rounds out the two-person cast as Whitney, the male lead. Anderson […]

Book Review: Stephen Colbert’s “I Am America (And So Can You!)”

Web Extra “I want you to know that this is the first book I’ve ever written, and I hope it’s the first book you’ve ever read.” So begins Stephen Colbert’s “I Am America (And So Can You!)” This satirical book is written in the vein of “The Colbert Report” and follows in Jon Stewart’s footsteps, […]

A new art lesson

Senior and D.C. native John Muller has set out to use poetry and theater to empower young people. Muller and fellow D.C. local Justin McNeil, a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, started DreamCity – a group focused on using the arts to educate people in D.C. Dreamcity, which started in 2004, has about 35 […]

Semitic languages program expands

The Arabic program has nearly tripled the number of classes offered in the last three years to keep up with increasing interest in the language. Nearly 300 students are enrolled in Arabic courses in the Classics and Semitics department this fall. It offers 19 Arabic language classes this semester, an increase from seven in 2003. […]