Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Another ABBA Story: Interviste agli Attori e Retroscena

Chi si riscalda la voce, chi cerca l’abito per la scena successiva, chi ripassa le battute davanti allo specchio; questo è il primo impatto che ho avuto con la sala in cui si sono svolte le prove per il musical “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie another ABBA story”.  Anche quest’anno, l’associazione Bocconi Live Performance (BLPSA) ci regalerà […]

An Unreliable Itinerary to Milano Design Week

Get your bucket hats ready and put on your stylishly long coats. It is Design Week! The first, ehm sorry, second most trendy week of Milano. This weekend, Brera’s Design District will showcase the best designers from all over the world which will make you question the fine line between art and business, private and […]

The Endless Battle: A retrospective analysis on protests and marches for Women’s rights

The first mass demonstration for women’s activism was held by the suffragette movement, at the beginning of the 20th century. Their leader, Alice Paul, was an American women’s rights activist and strategized two major events: Woman Suffrage Procession and the Silent Sentients. The former, held in 1913 in Washington DC, was to protest against the […]

Gender Pay Gap in Sports: A Misplaced Truism

On 22 February 2022, the US women’s football team achieved a historic victory. Not on the pitch, where Megan Rapinoe’s teammates still sit top of the FIFA world rankings, but off it, where the Americans have won the battle against their federation. The courts have determined that two-time defending world champions should be given equal […]

Female Rage and its Media Portrayal

“I have a thing about feminine rage… This is no disrespect for any writer, I get a lot of men doing really terrible things and women sitting silently while one tear slowly falls. And, I’m like, ‘Oh, no, no no. We get mad and angry.’ I remember pulling Mark (The Menu director) aside and saying, […]

Freshman 15: Thoughts on our Student Body Image

“Freshman 15”, a common expression used in media, which is defined by Urban Dictionary as the “weight (typically 10-15 lbs, 5-7kg) that first-year college undergrads often gain.” It’s commonly used in American media, so perhaps not everyone has heard this expression before, but it highlights a very relevant topic in society today, which is body […]

Mi si avvicina sussurrando “It’s gonna be fantastic..”

Dal presentare la notte degli oscar come conduttore per Sky Cinema, all’introdurre il premiato “CODA” di Sian Heder, Francesco Castelnuovo, filosofo e giornalista romano, in compagnia dell’interprete Alessandra Checchetto partecipa al Movies & Languages Film Festival, organizzato dal Bocconi Language center. Da dove nasce la sua passione per il cinema? Il cinema è la realizzazione […]

The British Crown: New Seasons and Questions

Queen Elizabeth died peacefully at Balmoral on September 8th, 2022, said a royal announcement in front of the gates of Buckingham Palace, and with it left a dynasty. It is impossible to understate the impact that this will have on diplomacy. This article aims to unpack the key changes we are and will be seeing […]

I retroscena del Festival della Canzone Italiana

C’è chi lo ammette e chi lo nega, ma comunque una cosa è certa: tutti seguiamo Sanremo. Il che non significa sedersi per 5 sere di fila davanti alla televisione alle 20:30 e alzarsi alle 02:30 a fine puntata; anche solo aprire un qualsiasi social, giornale e leggere notizie riguardo le puntate precedenti, rientra nell’essere […]

Our unspoken love for friendships

So, love is found everywhere, in different spectrums, types, ages, moments and forms. And it is ever changing, because as we grow, the kind of understanding we crave will change, and as we age and life acquires new responsibilities, love becomes more complex, more adult. Some love stories might remain intact, but some are often […]