• resonance and reflection

    rehearsal musings of two musicians

    April 25, 2019 |
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    10:00 p.m., Steinert Choral Room We file into the rehearsal room one at a time and open our cases, revealing familiar instruments. Anita: The cello is the largest of the chamber music instruments, crafted to fill the space it’s meant to fit. The widest parts of a cello’s body sit just between the player’s knees, […]

    good enough to tweet

    on the increasing aestheticization of food

    April 25, 2019 |
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    The aestheticization of food is an inescapable reality. Every dish is an opportunity for photography, and many places cater to Instagram tastes before gastronomic ones. Twenty-somethings on their phones line up around cold city blocks for trendy no-reservation restaurants—the dings of Buzzfeed “Tasty” videos echoing out from their accumulated Facebook feeds.  Food has a long […]

    a skeptic's guide to spring weekend

    a breakdown of the artists and their most recent work

    April 25, 2019 | ,
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    Yaeji  Pop music has evolved pretty far. With internet weirdos seemingly unbagging any remaining possibilities, it’s hard to imagine ever being surprised by a song again. But, when in doubt, there will always be one surefire way for artists to catch ears: Combine two sounds that belong nowhere near each other. Enter Yaeji, whom history […]

    winded

    confessions of an expat band geek

    April 25, 2019 |
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    One Time at Band Camp… Consisting of 60 hours over five days in the last week of August, camp inspired its own special form of dread, the kind that festers and then collapses in on itself when the thing you have to do gets close. But it was ultra-mandatory: No camp meant no membership in […]

    flow

    learning the elements of dance

    April 25, 2019 |
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    A few weeks ago, the professor of my Philosophy and Psychology of Happiness course introduced us to the concept of flow. Flow, as he described, comes from taking action to complete a difficult task. When a person is in flow, their enjoyment of a task lies outside the boundary of anxiety and boredom, where a […]

    Perkins

    not that bad, honestly

    April 19, 2019 | ,
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    Located at 154 Power Street, Perkins is quite a walk from most things. Ideal for musicians, though—it’s right opposite the Orwig Music Library! “Wouldn’t have been my first choice—but honestly, I’ve grown to love it.”   Closest dining hall: Jo’s Distance from Ratty: seven minutes Number of rooms: Roughly 120 Room number: 119 Other rooms […]

    which fictional brown alumni are you?

    take this quiz to find out!

    April 11, 2019 | ,
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    overheard at brown


    “How come no one knows any decent taxidermists in this area?!”

    “Prioritize your f*cking self over your f*cking self.”

    “My mom said she still felt like a child at age 30. What does that make me—a fetus?”

    “How do you have the with-it-ness to do anything in the morning?”

    “If time is a construct, then time is fake. If time is fake, then the past is fake. But memories—are they fake?”

    Hot Post- Time Machine


    “I imagined how nice it would be if I got the $350 refund and opted to buy her a ticket to the countryside, say Idaho, where she would plant potatoes and surely be unhappy.”
    – Daniel Murage, “One Minute Early,” 4.27.17

     

    “For example, she tells her tour groups, ‘The urban legend of the Soldier’s Arch is that if you kiss your partner underneath it, you will both be married. But the legend doesn’t specify who you will be married to.’”
    – Chanel Johnson, “spirit of brown,” 4.6.18

    top ten weekends (that aren't spring weekend)


    1. The Weeknd
    2. Fyre Festival 2017
    3. Vampire Weekend
    4. Three-day weekends
    5. Halloweekend
    6. Weekend at Bernie’s
    7. That weekend you spent in Las Vegas
    8. Rebecca Black’s weekend
    9. Your carefree childhood weekends of pure adolescent poppycock
    10. “Friday, Saturday, Saturday to Sunday”
      – will.i.am., c. 2009

    past issues

    Feature

    resonance and reflection
    April 25, 2019
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    the closer
    April 25, 2019
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    morning ritual
    April 25, 2019
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    Arts and Culture

    good enough to tweet
    April 25, 2019
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    a skeptic's guide to spring weekend
    April 25, 2019
    article by , illustrated by
    going solo
    April 25, 2019
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    Narrative

    winded
    April 25, 2019
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    flow
    April 25, 2019
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    meeting myself
    April 25, 2019
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    Blog

    Tips to Make it Out of Finals Alive (On the Inside, As Well!)
    December 5, 2018
    article by kahini mehta
    10 Reasons Why It’s Totally OK That You’re Procrastinating Right Now
    December 5, 2018
    article by arya okten
    Mash-Ups of Songs With the Same Names That Shouldn't Exist
    November 29, 2018
    article by kahini mehta

    past issues