November 23, 2017

Posts from "Features"

  • Features | Nov.16, 2017

    Tiffany and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, Why do people decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving? Sincerely, Ho Ho No   Dear Scrooge, Why don’t MORE people decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving??? Christmas is the best and most magical time of the year, and…

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  • Features | Nov.16, 2017

    Listomania: Things We’re Thankful For This Year

    Roommates Traffic on I-95 Doors Getting Slammed in Our Faces RIPTA Schedules The End of Prohibition Low-Profit Bookstore Buybacks Morning Mail Not Having Screens on Dorm Windows Friar Dom’s Terrifying Mouth PC Squirrels Joe Biden’s Book Tour Communal Bathrooms North…

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  • Poetry | Nov.16, 2017

    Upon Finding A Volume of Famous Poetry

    by Jonathan Coppe ’18 Among the dusty shelves I see it nestled —O wicked, foolish kin to leave it so!— O, what dreams lie herein? What foreign lands of sunset-colored love and joyful tears? So off the shelf it comes…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    For The Home Front

      by Madison Stevens ’19   She took two steps off the plane and knew she was home. The smell of metal and hand sanitizer filled her nostrils as she sauntered out of Terminal B and down to Baggage Claim…

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  • Poetry | Nov.16, 2017

    La Vida es Corta

    by Kiley McMahon ’20   La vida es corta, La vie est courte, La vita é breve, Life is short.   Soy de España, Je viens de la France, Vengo dall’Italia, I am from the United States.   I make…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    Maybe Next Time

    by Jay Willett ’20   “Damian! They’re here! Damian!” Alyssa screamed over the bank’s sirens. I tossed aside the weeping attendant and ran for the glass door. Blue and red lights flashed across the Roman marble, blinding me as I…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    The Eraser

    by Jessica Polanco ’20   Sharp Edges and Curves Without permission I am born and carved into all shapes and sizes. Cylinders, weird rectangles, and other dimensions I did not sign up for. They ink my skin with colors I…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.16, 2017

    Afro

    by Dawyn Henriquez ’19   I was six or seven. It was a scalding Dominican summer day that began with a hurried packing of bare essentials— underwear and shorts—as my aunt prepared me for a visit to my grandmother’s in…

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  • Features | Nov.09, 2017

    Tiffany and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, How do I prepare for an impending thunderstorm? Sincerely, Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head   Dear Raindrops on My Head, Is this an emotional thunderstorm or a real thunderstorm? Because the two are vastly different,…

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  • Features | Nov.09, 2017

    Listomania: Weirdest Nicknames Ever

    Clammy Doo Doo* Dingleberry Merm Jo-Jo Banks Bugs Beaner Bubby Rotten Egg White Pagina Carlos Danger Fungus Dixie Esteban Julio Ricardo Montoya de la Rosa Ramirez *for a sophomore in college

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