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Katya Ulyanov, Staff Writer

Katya Ulyanov ’24 is a prospective physics major from Stamford, Conn. She is a staff writer for the arts section.

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A24’s documentary Cow tells the life story of a mother cow named Luma. (Photo courtesy of Images Cinema.)

Fresh Fest’s ‘Cow’ presents a tragic bovine heroine

May 11, 2022
As springtime arrives and the temperature begins to spike, Images Cinema’s annual Fresh Fest is in full swing. The festival features an array of eye-opening documentaries and non-fiction dramas showcasing stories of human-environment interaction with messages about how farming and food production impact culture.
Images in Review: 2022 Oscar- Nominated Animated Shorts

Images in Review: 2022 Oscar- Nominated Animated Shorts

March 2, 2022

The Animated Shorts Oscars category is always a tense competition, and this year rounded up five powerful films from six different countries: Robin, Robin, БоксБалет (Boxballet), Affairs of the...

A Russian-American’s lament

A Russian-American’s lament

March 2, 2022
In an op-ed, Katya Ulyanov ’24 speaks on the Russia-Ukraine war from her experiences as a Russian student.
Review: Drive My Car explores what it means to be in the drivers seat of life

Review: Drive My Car explores what it means to be in the driver’s seat of life

January 26, 2022
In the 2021 film Drive My Car, Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi drives viewers through the emotional journeys of two unlikely friends, artfully bringing to life Haruki Murakami’s short story of the same name.
Images in Review: ‘The French Dispatch’ explores ennui in Ennui

Images in Review: ‘The French Dispatch’ explores ennui in Ennui

November 17, 2021
Katya Ulyanov ’24 and Justin Piccininni ’24 write that Wes Anderson's latest film — which explores finding meaning in boring lives — is sure to become a cult classic.
Dune ran at Images Cinema from Oct. 24 to Nov. 5. (Photo courtesy of IMDb).

Review: With ‘Dune’, Villeneuve adapts the ‘unadaptable’

November 10, 2021
A visually stunning film, Dune does justice to its source material, Katya Ulyanov ’24 writes, despite sometimes not delving deeply into its characters.
The 1753 House became the site of the exhibit because of its deep connections to colonial history, as well as its inclusion on Williamstown’s flag. (Photos courtesy of Brad Wakoff.)

Anonymous artist installs exhibit at Williamstown’s 1753 House

October 20, 2021
On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, an anonymous artist installed an art display partially covering Williamstown’s 1753 House, a replica of a settler home located in Field Park. The installation represents the history of Indigenous communities in Williamstown and will stay up until Oct. 29, during which time the 1753 House will be inaccessible to the public.
Housing hiccups: How this years housing mishaps could have been avoided

Housing hiccups: How this year’s housing mishaps could have been avoided

September 22, 2021
Katya Ulyanov ’24 describes her troubling experience with the upperclassmen housing lottery and offers suggestions on how to better the process moving forward.
‘Health’ Days: The inadequacies of the spring schedule

‘Health’ Days: The inadequacies of the spring schedule

April 14, 2021
Katya Ulyanov ’24 criticizes the College's decision to implement few and scattered Health Days and highlights the toll the lack of a spring break will take on students’ mental health.
Dear President Putin: For legal reasons, the following is a joke.

Dear President Putin: For legal reasons, the following is a joke.

March 17, 2021
Katya Ulyanov ’24 discusses how both her Russian and American identities have influenced her understanding of news and urges others to be cognizant of the information they consume.
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