Although current conditions have fraught travel plans for many, this week’s photo series gives viewers a free pass to take a much-needed vacation. If you ever wanted to stand behind home plate, take a stroll through the Cleveland Museum of Art, or get the best seat in the house at Carnegie Hall, then this day trip is for you.
“The best thing about my quarantine workday (besides hanging out with my toddler) is seeing my students, even though they are far away. The second best thing is seeing them when it's warm enough to be outside in my backyard in Lakewood. Students + sunshine (+ toddler) = happiness,” writes Kathryn Metz , assistant professor of ethnomusicology.
Since its re-emergence in 2015, Oberlin’s student-run, general interest science publication— the Synapse has intrigued readers with subject matter such as the first human head transplant to how algorithms can create realistic faces from scratch. And leading those articles are impactful illustrations that become stories all their own. In this photo series, we look at this publication’s art of science.