Change is feared. Just ask Socrates how the Athenians felt about his new ideas. Greeks don’t take change lightly. Nor do I. It seems every time I walk around campus they’re bulldozing some classic route to make way for a new metal-and-glass monstrosity. Fuck change. Greece knows what’s up. Austerity can go blow a goat.
Meghan gives Agora a go. (p) Ard.
Anyway, thanks to our diminutive olive-hued comrades in arms, UBC did get one new thing right: the Buchanan “Agora of the Arts”. From UBC’s Campus and Community Planning eNewsletter, “The West Courtyard is envisioned as ‘a contemporary agora of the arts,’ like the ancient Greek public spaces used for gatherings, celebrations and the exchange of ideas. The arts community will be able to attend concerts, barbeques, theatre productions, open-air movie nights and art exhibits there. The space will also be animated by sculptures, artwork and theatre-style lighting. The northwest corner of the centerpiece sculpture will serve as a wonderful V3 boulder problem for the local climbing community. Descent will be via a double shoulder stand, as traditionalized by the ancient Greeks.”
Jason on Agora. (p) Ard.
AgRRROa. (p) Ard.
Jason on Agora. Meghan with the spot. (p) Ard.
Double shoulder stand descent, as traditionalized by the ancient Greeks. (p) Ard.