• the era of e-boys

    hard truths about soft-boys

    February 14, 2020 |
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    Over winter break, I did what I promised myself I would never do: I downloaded TikTok. I am quick to tell people it began as a joke. Some close friends from back home had started making TikTok dances for fun and, despite being warned about the app’s addictive videos and cringey trends, I wanted to […]

    the whole universe in opals

    uncut gems and love in the commercial age

    February 14, 2020 |
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    Film nerds, we’ve reason to rejoice; regardless of what you think of Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite, it’s undeniable that its best picture win represents a watershed moment for the arbitrary meritocracy that is the Academy Awards. In the future, every movie-going ingenue who takes their first trip down the list of best picture winners will be […]

    bad romance

    on unconventional love songs

    February 14, 2020 |
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    Sincere, unaugmented displays of affection make me squirm—they always have. For a while that was probably okay. Most little kids never like to see their parents kiss, for instance. When my two siblings and I added up to a collective age of 12, my parents could deploy their lip-lock as a kind of dark magic—a […]

    to all the friends i've loved before

    a series of letters on capital-L Love

    February 14, 2020 |
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    To All the Friends I’ve Loved Before, I’m not exactly sure how to begin this letter—just like I’m not exactly sure how or why or even when we became “friends.” Was there ever an aha moment, some sort of benchmark we passed before settling into the safe shelter we now enjoy? Did you each make […]

    sweet hearts

    candy that does the talking

    February 14, 2020 |
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    The candy heart was originally meant to be a lozenge. The trend of the time (the 1840s) were these small medicinal candies to ease your aches and pains. Simple, sweet, and easy as that. Candy hearts became medicine for a different type of pain—saying a sweet thing out loud that can be gobbled up impolitely. […]

    chapin

    another option on wriston

    February 13, 2020 | ,
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    Located in between Patriot’s Court and Thayer Street, Chapin is one of the program houses that also has a handful of rooms up for grabs in the lottery. Chapin is home to the Theta Alpha fraternity and is centrally located but quieter. Chapin offers doubles, some singles, and the occasional spacious suite. Closest Dining Hall: […]

    galentine's day

    a guide to the perfect day with your gal pals

    February 13, 2020 |
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    Galentine’s Day is arguably much more fun to celebrate than Valentine’s Day. For starters, rather than being a holiday that revolves around a significant other, Galentine’s Day is a chance to get together with your entire friend group and show love and appreciation for one another. But why should these positive affirmations and signs of […]

    overheard at brown


    “One of my professors said he has an Iron Man fetish.”

    “I just think morals are unattractive.”

    Hot Post- Time Machine


    “You can’t turn the corner without seeing advertisements for roses and dinner specials (okay, maybe it is a capitalist scheme).” 

    – Sarah Lettes, “20GAYTEEN,” 2.8.19

     

    “After all, where there are rocks, there’s romance.”

    – J. B. Novak, “romance, riches, and rocks,” 2.8.18

    top ten tinder bio catchphrases


    1. Here for a good time, not a long time
    2. *A blatant falsehood about my height* if it matters
    3. Swipe right to be on my TikTok
    4. Last pic is my dog
    5. Super likes are accidents
    6. Swipe right, I’ll swipe you into the Ratty
    7. I’ll make it weird irl
    8. We don’t bite…unless you like it
    9. Meet me in Blueno
    10. Lookin for a waifu

    past issues

    Feature

    the era of e-boys
    February 14, 2020
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    witness windows
    February 7, 2020
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    moving on up
    January 31, 2020
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    Arts and Culture

    the whole universe in opals
    February 14, 2020
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    bad romance
    February 14, 2020
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    fiery red
    February 7, 2020
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    Narrative

    to all the friends i've loved before
    February 14, 2020
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    sweet hearts
    February 14, 2020
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    words we never knew
    February 7, 2020
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    Lifestyle

    chapin
    February 13, 2020
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    galentine's day
    February 13, 2020
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    new pembroke
    February 6, 2020
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